Getting to know… Cathy

Category: Our people

Meet Cathy, a gin loving, mum of four who is working on some short courses whilst away from the office.

Cathy, team manager

What did you want to be when you were younger?
A chef or HGV driver.

What was your first job?
Working for my dad in his hairdressing salon.

When you’re not at work – or social distancing – what’s your favourite hobby?
Anything to do with music.

What is your greatest personal achievement?
Having four children.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
Always be kind, especially to those who aren’t.

Describe yourself as a teenager in three words?
Individual, daring, funny.

If you could have three people (dead or alive) as dinner guests, who would they be?
Jesus, Billy Connelly, and Marvin Gaye.

Who would play you in a movie?
Dawn French!

How would you describe your job to a child?
I help people.

If you could switch jobs with someone, who would it be?
Zoe Ball.

Do you have a podcast you regularly listen to? If so, what is it and why?
Craig Charles his soul music, because I love the old and new mixes.

What’s your favourite line from a film?
“You had me at ‘hello'” – Jerry Maguire.

What’s your guilty pleasure?
Gin.

What’s the weirdest question you’ve been asked in a job interview?
“So, are you going to offer ‘additional services’?”

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