(Female, Age 25) from Oak Grove, MO
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 25 who works as a Sales Manager in Oak Grove, MO. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.
At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Sales Manager|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||Oak Grove, MO|
|Years Experience||5 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|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.
Large Marketing company
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Sales and marketing – I find clients as well as help them with their marketing needs
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Health, 401K, retirement plan, 4 weeks paid vacation time
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, I absolutely work with others as a daily part of my job and I love it. I thrive on working with people and finding new clients
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.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 1
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||At this time I get up and get ready for work. I leave home about 8 am|
|8am to 9am||From 8-9 am I drive to work. My commute is about 1 hour with traffic|
|9am to 10am||From 9-10 I get my coffee and Go over my messages and daily tasks. I review our daily reports and submit them to my boss|
|10am to 11am||From 10 – 11 am, we have our daily office meeting. This is where we go over the current campaigns and brainstorm ideas for new campaigns as well as ways to get more customers. This is the best part of my day|
|11am to 12pm||From 11-12 I return phone calls from my messages and make calls that need to be made. I then try to clear my desk of all the stuff that accumulates|
|12pm to 1pm||From 12 – 1 I take my lunch break|
|1pm to 2pm||From 1 – 2 pm This is the time that I sit down and work with graphics software and create new ad campaigns to show to my clients. I also check my e-mail and return e-mails that need to be responded to|
|2pm to 3pm||From 2-3 pm I prepare our daily sales figures and compare them to see what needs improving|
|3pm to 4pm||From 3 – 4 I brief my coworkers on our sales reports|
|4pm to 5pm||From 4-5 pm I drive home|
|5pm to 6pm||N/A|
|6pm to 7pm||N/A|
|7pm to 8pm||N/A|
|8pm to 9pm||N/A|
|9pm to 10pm||N/A|
|10pm to 11pm||N/A|
|11pm to 12am||N/A|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Submitted resume online, follow up interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
One interview with the VP of operations.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Questions asked were basically what was my educational and experience level, how were my people skills, what kinds of projects I had worked on and what kind of results, and the basic job interview questions
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Not really, but I am a fast learner
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
For sure…A bachelors degree is a must for this kind of position
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
I had no internship
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Do your homework and get familiarize yourself with the business and I must say that word of mouth is the best way to network
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Definately organizational skills are a must, also you must be outgoing, hard working, and creative
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Yes – A bachelors degree
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Work hard because there is so much competition out there and be creative
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
This was absolutely my career plan
What are your current career goals?
To excel in what I do
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Administrative Assistant||5 years||50000||I handled all of the A/R, A/P, payroll, as well as clerical work. I prepared the daily reports.|
|Prior Job 2||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.8
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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