Wide variety of tasks taken on at an Electrical Contractor office. Often high pressured.
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) – Queensbury, NY – December 8, 2014
Answer telephone and relay messages via email. Data entry. Word processing. Creating excel spreadsheets. Maintain files. Assist with accounting. Assist others with various jobs. Co-workers were nice to work with in the small office. I learned more about how a contractor office obtains jobs and maintains the ones they currently are working on. The hardest part was dealing with the excel spreadsheets as I had only minimal experience. The most enjoyable was making new friends with office staff.
Pay was good. Nice atmosphere. Made new friends.
No headset to transcribe quotes, hard to hear the speaker well holding the handset between my head and shoulder.
This job was alright. The crew that I worked with was a cool group of hard workers, but that was because we were warehouse and we had to work hard. The owners don't seem to care about their employees much at all, proof of that would be me getting laid off right before Christmas (they are Jewish and didn't seem to mind) and not much later after i was laid off due to "lack of sales" they were both driving around in an Audi and a Lexus. A little insensitive, i believe.
it's a job, start you off at a good wage, fun crew, and not a hard job at all.
lots of standing, feelings of worthlessness, you're just a crew member and you can easily be replaced
Sales (Former Employee) – Toledo, OH – July 9, 2012
On a Typical day i walked in circles to pull inventory off shelves to give to customers, and when the customers were gone i would have to restock. I hated the work but the managment was good along with the other employees. I would not tell anyone not to work there.