Supervisor (Female, Age 26) in Yonkers, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleSupervisor
Salary$38,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationYonkers, NY
Years Experience6 months

Career Ratings

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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.
about 100 employees and its a non profit organization

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
supervise staff, monitor children and their safety, enforce protocol and requirements, make sure children are actively engaged and are practicing independent skills, appear at meetings and develop input, goals, and feedback of the children.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation, sick leave, oxford health insurance, 401 k, guardian dental, davis vision

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Im happy where I am but in the future would like to earn more

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I love working with the children and yes I work with others on a daily basis

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.
Residential Facility

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

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
referral

What was the application process?
submitted an application, promoted to a Supervisor

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I interviewed with one of the Head Supervisors/Directors, I had to take a fingerprint test (proof of clean background) and I was drug tested.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Have I ever worked with disabled children before? Why did I want to work there? What did I perceive about the job duties?

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.

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.

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?
be consistent, be fair, and be a team player. You must be able to balance the position, but it is often times, overwhelming.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
social skills, organization skills, strong work ethic, creative, capable of balance, affectionate, stern

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

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
similar to what I answered on the first question. Also you must be involved, make sure others know of the job well done you are doing and of any new ideas you can bring to the table

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