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 TitleTutor, Teacher, Mentor, Event Planner, Broker, Manager, Counselor
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size(not answered)
LocationDes Plaines, IL
Years Experience20 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.

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

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