As many people ask themselves waaaat they should do for work of in life in general, waat wants to make finding answers to these questions easier. Waat’s purpose is to offer information about what kinds of professions there are in the world, What people actually do in these professions, and how they like what they do.


FOR high-schoolers and STUDENTS, waat would like to make them to pay attention to two things - to think about the actual daily work they would be doing in a few years (not only about what it would be like to study, that’ll last a while). ALSO, it’s important to think what you would actually enjoy doing. disliking something 8 hours/day sounds insane!


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Linda, Employee Experience Manager
Finland
Education
Bachelor, Business
Yearly salary (€)
25000-35000
In profession since
2015
Weekly hours
35-40

Could you describe your job in short?

My main responsibility is to enable a meaningful and simple every day life for my fellow colleagues in a middle sized software company; my job is an interesting blend of HR, Marketing and Office Management. In general my tasks include anything that may have something to do with developing both our internal and external employer image as well as the employee experience.

What do you do on average work day?

For me there is no average day - anything can happen! My work day may include visiting our teams at customer premises and discussing about current and future wishes regarding our employee's wellbeing at work, organising and managing an event from scratch, creating and publishing social media content, leading office space renewal project, catching up with HR & Marketing team members, meeting with suppliers...you name it.

What do you love about your job?

Working with other people - you never know what kind of ideas you come up with when working in a team.

What are the worst parts of your job?

Sometimes it's a bit overwhelming to carry as many hats as I do, because my role isn't clear for everyone in the company. Furthermore I often find myself carrying the responsibility for others, instead of just focusing on my own tasks because apparently I am needed everywhere.

What are the most important skills in your job?

Collaboration Communication Critical thinking Time management Versatility

What are the most important tools/softwares in your job?

Slack HubSpot Harvest Google Adwords Google Hangouts

How do you acquire and develop these skills?

Practical work - you'll learn best my doing! Experience and attitude are everything. You need to be ready to do anything; sometimes you need to put your hands deep in to the mud and sometimes you have to brainstrom with others.

What does your work week include?

25.0h

Meetings / Group work

2.0h

Emails

5.0h

Independent work

3.0h

Breaks

1.0h

Travel

3.0h

Events