Owner (Male, Age 53) in Ellijay, GA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleOwner
Salary$500,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week60
Company Size(not answered)
LocationEllijay, GA
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

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
We are a small computer build and repair company. 9 full time employees. Llocated in North Georgia. We can solve any and all computer related problems.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Run the business. Assist with any and all problems

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
13 paid holidays,2weeks vacation after 2 years

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

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes it does and since we are a small company i enjoy not only sharing my knowledge with others but learning new and innovated things from them.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Office environment in my home located on a wooded lot in the North Ga. Mountains.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 7
Benefits: 3
Hours: 6
Co-Workers: 1
Supervisors: 2
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 5
The Actual Work: 4

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
I opened the business in March 2006

What was the application process?
N/a

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
NO

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
N/a

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
N/a

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
No i’m self taught with a few tech center classes

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes i learned the hard way by teaching myself what would and would not work and interacting with fellow workers in the field.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
Yes

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Learn all they can about the computer repair/build business

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
A well rounded approach.Basic People skills and an understanding of a computer related activity’s.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Being self taught i think you need to enjoy and understand the basics of the job.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Be able to enjoy what you do and to relax and be as stress-free as possible,.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
YES its what i wanted

What are your current career goals?
To retire and leave this to future generations as a relaxed stress free business.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
No thanks but i do wish to thank you for allowing you my opinion.

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