Artist (Female, Age 32) in Raleigh, NC
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||6 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|
Table of Contents
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):
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||still sleeping….|
|8am to 9am||still sleeping….|
|9am to 10am||still sleeping….|
|10am to 11am||preparing orders to be mailed|
|11am to 12pm||ship out packages|
|12pm to 1pm||sketching and preparing for day|
|1pm to 2pm||glassworking- filling orders|
|2pm to 3pm||glassworking- filling orders|
|3pm to 4pm||glassworking- filling orders|
|4pm to 5pm||take a break|
|5pm to 6pm||experimental glassworking|
|6pm to 7pm||experimental glassworking|
|7pm to 8pm||take a break|
|8pm to 9pm||ordering supplies, inventory duties|
|9pm to 10pm||cleaning up, preparing for next day|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
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?
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 1||N/A|
|Prior Job 2||N/A|
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