Retail Associate 

(Female, Age 41) from woodstock, AL

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Retail Associate
Salary $9,000
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size (not answered)
Location woodstock, AL
Years Experience 1.5 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
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.
cashier /stocker

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.
Yes it does involve work with others. I like everything about it.

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.
n a store at the front and some stocking in the back.

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

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
I was a walk in that just applied there hoping they needed help.

What was the application process?
It was only a paper application process at the time.

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes I had a interview and it was the only one I went to. The manager did the interview for just myself not a group.I was asked some questions and my application was viewed.

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

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes I do because I had training for the first three days I was there with someone else showing me what to do.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes I had hands on training for the first three days I was there. Another co-worker would show me the methods of the register and how to stock also.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes because I had great conduct, high grades and great attendance too.

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 would tell them to apply with similar retail experience like I did and have a good attitude.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
They should have social skills,customer service skills and organizational skills to work with other people to be efficient.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
No I do not. think I need a certain level of education but I do need training to know how to respond to situations .

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
I would tell them to have a good attitude and be confident in themselves.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
No it is not a part of my plan. I want to move on to a better plan later on when I can take some school courses and finish.

What are your current career goals?
Just learning all I can to apply to any future career later.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
No it is not.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

Title Length Salary Description
Prior Job 1 cashier/stocker 18 months 7.5 Handling customer transactions and some stocking on aisles.
Prior Job 2 retail 23 months 7.85 I handled customer transactions daily and balanced a cash drawer before leaving.

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:87

GPA School Degree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
85 PCDI Computer Course Certificate
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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