1. Tell us about your career at Rutronik24.
After leaving school, I did an apprenticeship to qualify as an industrial business management assistant at a manufacturer of printing accessories. I then applied for a position at Rutronik and have been working in the back office at Rutronik24 since December 2015. I look after a large swath of eastern Germany from Berlin and Brandenburg to Saxony and Thuringia. I am also responsible for part of Bavaria. Since February 2017, I have been studying part-time to become a certified business administrator and I am set to complete the course at the end of this year.
2. What do you most enjoy about your job?
The most enjoyable aspect is the daily contact I have with our customers and my colleagues in other departments, because in the back office we are link between these departments and the relevant sales representative. Even though we actually do the same thing every day, each process, each individual matter, and each customer is nonetheless different.
3. “If I won a million euros on the lotto, I would …”
… buy my parents a house and travel a great deal to see as much of the world as possible.
4. When you approach a difficult task – what helps you to think?
Mostly peace and quiet. Since difficult situations usually always occur when there is plenty of turmoil already, it helps me to gather my thoughts in a calm environment and look at everything from a new perspective.
The best way of doing this is to go for a walk in the fresh air.
5. Where do you prefer to go on vacation and why?
I prefer to take my vacation Hamburg, because it’s a wonderful city with plenty to see and do. Since I tend to be a city traveler anyway, I think Hamburg is one of the best cities in Germany for doing this.
6. Which book did you last read or which film did you last see and what was it about?
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. The bestselling novel is about the lives and destinies of two women among the ruins of Afghanistan from the 1960s to the present day. I especially liked the fact that several themes are brought together in the book – not only the political situation and its influence there, but also the prevailing double standards of the people and their culture.
7. What food/confectionery are you unable to resist?
I cannot resist any kind of biscuit or chocolate bar.
8. What was your dream job as a child?
As a child I wanted to be a police officer.
9. What couldn’t you do without in your life?
Probably my diary! Since I’m very organized and like to plan things, this is a key aspect of it, because it’s impossible to store everything in your head.