Kristlyn Dibert Self-Evaluation Journal #1
After working two jobs doing two completely different things, I can say I think I have a pretty good idea of the type of worker I am.
My first job was working in Murf’s Catering at Delgrosso’s Amusement Park in Tipton, PA. I worked there for three years and it was a good job to have to start my process of real life jobs. I learned to be more vocal because while serving food, I had to talk to each person that came by. I learned to be a leader because I became what we call, “head of the line.” As “head of the line” I was in charge of at least three other co-workers and I had to get everything ready for the picnics and then I had to help customers, collect tickets, and help serve food when we went to our picnics.
My second job was working in Epworth Manor nursing home as a nurse’s aide. There I worked on the Memory Support floor and had to help residents get ready in the mornings, give breakfast and lunch, shower residents, make their beds, help them to the bathroom and any other assistance needed. While working here I learned I am a hard worker and that I always try to do my best no matter what job I was doing.
My past jobs have prepared me for this experience because it has led me to have better people skills and it is a habit to ask people if they ever need help, these are some of my strengths. Some of my weaknesses as a worker are that I still am very quiet so I may come off as a rude person when I am just being myself.
Some of the expectations I have for the class are learning different ways to be successful in a job. Such as what to do to be the most professional I can be so I have a better chance of getting a good job. Some expectations I have for my work cite are learning some more information on many of the Health Sciences department majors as I will be working in the advising office. I want to be able to answer people’s questions when they call or come in rather than have to ask them to wait and...