Tutor, Teacher, Mentor, Event Planner, Broker, Manager, Counselor (Female, Age 52) in Des Plaines, IL

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Current Job

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Job Title Tutor, Teacher, Mentor, Event Planner, Broker, Manager, Counselor
Salary $80,000
Other Compensation None Set
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Company Size (not answered)
Location Des Plaines, IL
Years Experience 20 years

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Self-employed, I wear many hats. I teach, tutor, do mentoring, and administer/proctor exams for various school districts, all ages. I also run my own real estate firm, do consulting, sales, marketing et al. In addition, I am a certified sales/motivational trainer and group facilitator and do training, event planning etc.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
First positions self-explanatory: I teach programs, tutor multiple subject areas/grade levels, do team building and administer and proctor examinations. In the real estate arena, I advise and assist clients with the marketing and/ or purchase of property, handle foreclosures/short sales, create marketing/advertising tools as needed, do promotional and networking events. In the event planning field, I create, coordinate, arrange and supervise events with all attendant accessories.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Self employed so responsible for all benefits on my own.

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
In current economy, under compensated.

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
No

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
No

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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 Prepare paperwork, screen reports, compile necessary documents in briefcase
8am to 9am Drive to first location, study property, prepare data analysis for client
9am to 10am Meet with clients to discuss possibilities, advise and consult
10am to 11am Drive to 2d location to conduct on site survey, interview
11am to 12pm Enter data from morning into computer, scan appropriate documents, send out follow up emails.
12pm to 1pm Drive to city high school re tutoring program and prepare curriculum for day
1pm to 2pm Meet with coordinators and faculty to discuss program progression
2pm to 3pm Meet with students to evaluate year’s program, administer final papers, discuss upcoming year’s activities
3pm to 4pm Complete student profiles, distribute portfolios and progress reports, finalize projects
4pm to 5pm Meet with real estate clients to discuss marketing strategies for property in question
5pm to 6pm Conference call with bank officials re foreclosed property under discussion
6pm to 7pm Drive to fundraising dinner and return phone messages
7pm to 8pm Attend dinner and discussion
8pm to 9pm Facilitate and moderate discussion, participate in round robin open table
9pm to 10pm Return to home office, clear email and plan for next day activities
10pm to 11pm Finish necessary reading, review papers, file.
11pm to 12am MY TIME!!!!

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