Hannah's Intern Diary- Handing over

Over the last few weeks I have been busy getting everything ready to hand over to Amelia, the new Retail Office Intern, who will be taking over from myself in just two weeks’ time. I have been making a handbook with everything she needs to know, as, although I will be spending time with Amelia next week to ‘show her the ropes’, it is always nice to have something to refer back to once left to go it alone!

Putting the handbook together has been quite an eye opener for me, it has made me realise how much I have learnt this year and how varied my role has been, covering everything from financial processes to social media! It has felt almost like putting together a final project at school or Uni, consolidating all my learning for final approval.

In addition to this, today I have been completing the ‘Reflective Review’ to conclude the ILM course I have been attending. The review challenged me to identify skills which I have developed through taking the course, of which there are many, whilst also identifying areas which still requires attention. Although actually identifying the areas for improvement was in itself not too tough, what was ... read more

Posted On 18/08/2014
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Food, Glorious Food!!

In this office it’s any excuse for good food. Be it birthdays, leaving dos, or just plain greed and gluttony - we’re always eating.

We love everything from burgers to biscuits and this week we’ve had it all!

Since Monday we’ve indulged on homemade shortbreads, local toasted sandwiches and burgers, chips and deluxe salad boxes. And of course let’s not forget our go-to trips to the Durham University yum van and the tuck-shop upstairs when hunger starts to kick in.

We’ll start our diets on Monday...

Beth x

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Posted On 08/08/2014
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