Network Engineer (Male, Age 25) in sterling heights, MI

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleNetwork Engineer
Salary$30,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week50
Company Size(not answered)
Locationsterling heights, MI
Years Experience6 months

Career Ratings

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

Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Firm has multiple clients in medical field. We provide software solutions as well as hardware for the computer networks

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
server up keep , computer networking, resolve issues clients may have with software/hardware

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
medical, dential

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

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I work with others all day long, be it my boss or office manager or doctors when I am onsite working. I do like the interaction with others but it does get to me sometimes

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
I get a desk at the office and am usually at a desk in a server room thats climate controlled

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: 2
Hours: 3
Co-Workers: 4
Supervisors: 5
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 8
The Actual Work: 6

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 8amwake up
8am to 9amIP phone setup
9am to 10amIP phone setup
10am to 11amIP phone setup
11am to 12pmIP phone setup
12pm to 1pmlunch
1pm to 2pmserver maintance
2pm to 3pmsetup dr. office
3pm to 4pmfinsh dr. office
4pm to 5pmwent home
5pm to 6pm
6pm to 7pm
7pm to 8pm
8pm to 9pm
9pm to 10pm
10pm to 11pm
11pm to 12am

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
My girlfriend got me this job, her office is a client at the firm I work for

What was the application process?
submitted resume, got an interview and was hired on the spot

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, It went over the technical skills I posses

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
n/a

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, I knew what i was getting into when I was hired

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Just schooling, I received a engineering degree

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
somewhat, you will never learn in school the actual responsibilities of each firm

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?
Networking trough people….thats all

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Very computer savvy, have great people skills and most important to be patient with clients

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

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Listen to customers needs before you try to sell them something

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, I always wanted to work in IT

What are your current career goals?
Make money, get married, and be successful in life

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
nope.

Prior work history

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

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1stock clerk9 years19000stock clerk
Prior Job 2

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:2.8

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.olawrence technological universityengineering technology
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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