Financial Advisor Recruiter 

(Female, Age 29) from Spotsylvania, VA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Financial Advisor Recruiter
Salary $75,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 60
Company Size (not answered)
Location Spotsylvania, VA
Years Experience 5 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
Income Rating 0 / 10
Interest Rating 0 / 10
Work-Life Rating 0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating 0 / 10

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Consulting firm working with top wirehouses nationwide

Describe your job role and responsibilities.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
no benefits

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
well compensated

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes and I enjoy working with others.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
I enjoy being able to work from my home office.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 6
Hours: 2
Co-Workers: 8
Supervisors: 5
Job Title: 4
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 3

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?

What was the application process?
Submitted resume via email

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I did have a phone interview with the supervisors

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Went through my resume and comfort level with phone calls and dealing with people

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes and I am constantly provided with constructuve feedback and guidance.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
There was a brief, 1 hour training over the phone.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes because a psychology degree is always good to have when you have a job where you deal with people.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Look for recruiting positions online.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Social, organizational, listening and technical skills are imperative to success as a recruiter.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
You just need to have the above skills…

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes because I have found that I enjoy recruiting

What are your current career goals?
Make 6 figures in 3 years

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
You either love it or hate it. I love it.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

Title Length Salary Description
Prior Job 1 Recruiter 5 65000 Financial Advisor Recruiter…that says it all
Prior Job 2 Junior Executive 6 50000 Work with C-level executives looking for new opportunities

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