Office location: Croxley
Interesting fact about you: Rode an ostrich in South Africa
Hobbies outside of work: Horse riding
I had a break from the office environment after eleven years in the finance industry working my way up to underwriting manager and training manager, I relocated for four years and returned to the area to spend more time with family. I knew I wanted to return to the office environment but was not sure exactly where. I decided to temp in order for me to look at my options. The only specifics I gave the agency was I was looking for a company who really cared about the staff and staff didn’t just feel like a number. I was placed with StarLeaf after an initial meeting which gave me a great feel for the company. I was then with StarLeaf on a temporary basis for just over a month and thereafter offered a permanent position.
What is your role at StarLeaf?
I assist in the logistics of events here at StarLeaf (training, conferences, summits, quarterly updates and work functions). Every day is so busy and varied.
What are your most enjoyable and memorable experiences at StarLeaf?
Kick off - It was greatly informative for me to understand the company and also a fantastic way for me to meet all global StarLeaf employees.
Have you received a good level of training and mentorship?
Yes, I have had fantastic support and training from my manager. I couldn’t have asked for better. Nothing is too much trouble and all employees across StarLeaf have the same ethos which makes you feel comfortable. Everyone is so welcoming and helpful. This was exactly what I was looking for in a company.
What aspects of your role are you passionate about?
Helping people, that’s a huge part of my role here at StarLeaf. The satisfaction with helping and resolving an issue, making things easier on a colleague is fantastic. It’s in my nature to help people so my role suits my personality. My role revolves around organizing and planning which also suits me.
What key skills are required of your role?
You will need to be sociable and organized. You will need to have attention to detail, the ability to prioritize and multitask and use your initiative.