Out of Stocks…Life in Tesco Springhill, Bangor (1998 – 1999)

It was in September 1998 that I began working in Tesco. I had plenty of work experience and knowledge before that in different fields (Media Studies course placements; School work shadowing; School work placements; Watching Mum in A1 Car Hire; Shadowing Dad in BT; Boys Brigade Volunteer Work; Writing for Football and Music Fanzines; Editing Read more about Out of Stocks…Life in Tesco Springhill, Bangor (1998 – 1999)[…]

Working Wednesdays: PR for Sonos Digital Music Systems in London, England

While working in Bite Communications from 2006 – 2007 I had the pleasure of doing the UK PR outreach for Sonos Inc. What exactly is Sonos then? Well it’s basically what your house needs in terms of a music system! It is digital wireless multi room music! Basically from one awesome nifty wee controller you Read more about Working Wednesdays: PR for Sonos Digital Music Systems in London, England[…]

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A1 Car Hire! (1995 – 1997)

Reminiscing on previous jobs and previous experiences recently brought up this memory of not working, but being in A1 Car Hire, watching my Mum work. What’s the story? Well my kid brother was born in 1994, so my Mum, Muriel Blair, hadn’t been working but looking after young Daniel! Then my Mum got back into Read more about A1 Car Hire! (1995 – 1997)[…]

Don’t bank with the halifax…

In late 2001, I started working for the Halifax. I worked initially in Dundonald (Belfast, Northern Ireland) but then at the main Gasworks call centre at the Ormeau Road in the centre of Belfast. I wasn’t looking for anything at the time, just another job really and definitely not one I saw myself staying in… Read more about Don’t bank with the halifax…[…]

Working Wednesdays: ASDA la vista baby! Springbourne, Bournemouth, England

In September 2003 I left my job in the butchery at Steenson’s to move to England and start my degree at Bournemouth University. The only problem was I hadn’t sorted out a job yet in England, and also hadn’t worked in England before (or actually lived there). The first day in my new house in Read more about Working Wednesdays: ASDA la vista baby! Springbourne, Bournemouth, England[…]

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