(Female, Age 30) from DeLand, FL
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Fashion Photographer|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||9 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.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Taking photos, editing, dressing sets
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 enjoy working with others and my job often entails just that.
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.
I’m in the field in many different locales. I love 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: 1
Level of Responsibility: 5
The Actual Work: 7
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Phone interview and faxed over resume
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
No my hiring was based on my performance in school.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
My experience and academic background
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes I was shown what was expected for different scenerios that I carried with me into my freelance career.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
College and personal experience
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes I learned alot about color and how to use it on film
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
Yes I learned how to interact with clients
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Network with working photographers. Wether through the Internet or seeking them out in the field or around town.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
An eye for detail, good people skills and an outgoing personality.
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Always strive to improve.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes it is my dream job
What are your current career goals?
To get more clients
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
It is rewarding if you are willing to sacrafice being away from home on location for weeks at a time.
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Editor||1 year||29000||An eye for detail and knowing what looks the most inviting.|
|Prior Job 2||Photographer||2 years||25000||Portrait photography|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.7
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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