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Joe Stacey – Graduated to become an Accounts Assistant

Joe Stacey SMpassed

Job Title: Accounts Apprentice

What brought you to this industry?

I had an interest in accounts and courier logistics had the position that suited my requirements. They have also agreed to provide on going training to support my development.
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Who inspired you in your career?

My dad is the person who inspired me because he has mostly been involved in finance and always been a role model.

If you won the lottery what would you do?

If I won the lottery I would buy a big house,  I would take friends and family on a holiday, and I would invest some.

If you did it all again what would you do different?

I wouldn’t do anything different as  I have a job I really enjoy, also I have work and college experience and realised what I want. However I am only young so ask me in ten years time and I may have a different answer for you.

What is the most exciting thing about your job?

I love my job because everyone is nice, My collogues are always willing to help me which means I can progress faster. I know exactly what I have to do so I rarely find myself stuck for work. I also get to learn about the different parts of a business and get a better understanding on how it runs.

If you were a warehouse item what would you be?

An international parcel preferably going somewhere hot

What’s the most embarrassing thing that has happened to you at work?

At my old job I accidentally charged someone £3,000 for a chicken

Do you have any hidden talents?

I am a master tea maker, because I get enough practice at work.

Who would be your favourite party guest?

Lee Evans, because there wouldn’t be a dull moment

What is your greatest luxury in life?

Going on holiday

What is your favourite guilty pleasure?

Geordie Shore

Do you have any secret ambitions?

Be successful in everything that I do

What is your dream holiday destination?

I want to travel to lots of different places so I can see unique cultures and lifestyles

What is your favourite book of all time?

I don’t read books I would just prefer to watch films

What is your favourite pastime?

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Max Allen – Graduated to become a Customer Service Advisor

Job Title – Customer Service Apprentice

Max Allen SMpassed

What brought you to the industry?

Whilst I was at school I was applying for a number of different apprenticeships. A few days after applying for a few The Source rang me and asked me to go for an interview to see what I would like to do and what suits me best.
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The same day after having the interview I got a phone call saying that I had an interview at Courier Logistics and ever since that I have I been here taking on the role of customer services.

What’s the most exciting thing about you job role?

The most exciting thing about my job role is meeting and talking to new people everyday and listening to a customer or someone else that im helping say thank you, this reminds me of why I come to work everyday.

Who inspired you most in your career?

No one really inspired me I knew when I left school I didn’t want to go to college so I searched for an apprenticeship and got one and now I am very happy here and met a lot of new friends.

If you were an item in a warehouse, what would you be?

I would be a security camera so I could watch everyone and know what everyone was doing.

If you were to do it all over again, what would you do different?

If I got asked if I wanted to do anything different I would say nothing because I am happy where I am and very lucky to have the opportunity to work here and also get qualifications.

What’s the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you at work?

The most embarrassing thing that ive done at work is probably at Christmas we did a secret Santa and I got gave some SpongeBob pyjama bottoms and I wore them all day.

Who or what makes you laugh?

You can always find me laughing and smiling on a Friday looking forward to the weekend.

Do you have any hidden talents?

I go out on my motocross bike most Sundays.

Who would be you favourite party guest?

My favourite party guest would be Mitchell Wright because he puts me on buzz.

What is the greatest luxury in your life?

The greatest luxury in my life is going to Medowhall shopping centre and getting loads of clothes.

What is you favourite guilty pleasure?

My favourite guilty pleasure is going out after work on a Friday and having a drink with everyone.

Do you have any secret ambitions?

Yes, I want to work my way up the ladder of Courier logistics and one day become a supervisor or a manager.

What’s your dream holiday destination?

My dream holiday destination would be America in a massive villa and no one telling me what I can and can’t do.

What is you favourite book of all time?

I don’t read books.

What’s your favourite pastime?

To pass time I usually if im board on a weekend I go out on my motocross bike.

If you won the lottery, what would you do?

If I won the lottery then I would take all my friends on holiday, give all my family some money and go and live in a house on my own and buy a brand new car.

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