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30 Seconds With…

Here’s a chance to get to know another member of Bates a bit better, the lovely Dawn:

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What do you do at Bates? Customer services

How long have you worked here? 11 years!!!!

What’s the best thing about working here? I should say the people & the company but it’s that I get to bring Floyd (my dog) to work with me.

And the worst? Not being able to throw a sickie (living with the boss)

What’s your favourite piece of stationery? My thimblette (I know sad to admit I have a favourite piece of stationery but I use it every day)

What do you want to be when you grow up? I don’t want to grow up.

What is your guilty pleasure? That would be telling! Holidays, theatre & concerts eating out (gets me out of cooking!)

30 Seconds With…

Every so often I’m going to interview a member of Bates staff in a segment called ’30 Seconds With…’

First up is the lovely Owen from the Crayford office:

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What do you do at Bates? Implementing user profiles for the online ordering systems, troubleshooting for the online system, ordering IT peripherals, general dogs body.

How long have you worked here? Just over 12 years.

What’s the best thing about working here? A nice, friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

And the worst? The train journey; at best it’s 1 hour 30 mins each way.

What’s your favourite piece of stationery? Are you serious? I just sell the stuff, I don’t dream about it!

What do you want to be when you grow up? If I grow up, darling!

What is your guilty pleasure? I’m partial to Puccini.