Artist (Female, Age 32) in Raleigh, NC

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleArtist
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size(not answered)
LocationRaleigh, NC
Years Experience6 years

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

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
glassworking company- owner and artist

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
all aspects of creation and management

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

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.
I mostly work by myself, but do work with others at times. I like the independence, but also the company of others when I want.

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):
Income: 2
Benefits: 5
Hours: 6
Co-Workers: 3
Supervisors: 4
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 8amstill sleeping….
8am to 9amstill sleeping….
9am to 10amstill sleeping….
10am to 11ampreparing orders to be mailed
11am to 12pmship out packages
12pm to 1pmsketching and preparing for day
1pm to 2pmglassworking- filling orders
2pm to 3pmglassworking- filling orders
3pm to 4pmglassworking- filling orders
4pm to 5pmtake a break
5pm to 6pmexperimental glassworking
6pm to 7pmexperimental glassworking
7pm to 8pmtake a break
8pm to 9pmordering supplies, inventory duties
9pm to 10pmcleaning up, preparing for next day
10pm to 11pm
11pm to 12am

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
self-started business

What was the application process?
self-started business

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
self-started business

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
self-started business

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
self-started business

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
I studied at a glassworking studio for 2 years.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes- I studied what I specifically wanted to do.

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?
I work in a skilled position, so they would have to hone those skills through school or experience.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
independent, self-starter, strong imagination

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Definitely some training, and lots of practice.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Follow your heart- if it is what you really want to do, just do it and you will become better at it.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, I want to do this forever.

What are your current career goals?
I want to double the income my business generates.

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 1N/A
Prior Job 2N/A

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