I’m Alina and I am originally from Romania. I don’t often talk about myself so I’ll keep it short and sweet!
I’ve been in the UK for around two and a half or three years now after I moved with my brother, my sister-in-law and my partner. The rest of my family still live there. Everything is really different in the UK to back home like the weather, the food and the kind of culture all together.
It was really nice to have some family around me to make that move. I only first came to visit my brother who was already living here. After visiting my brother in England, I decided to stay! I still speak to my family and friends who are still living in Romania regularly but it would be nice to see them more often. I do miss them, especially my mother. If I could only take one thing to a desert island with me I would bundle my family into one and take them all!
During my time in the UK, I have found myself working for Shine as a Service Manager. In my role I am involved in managing all of the refreshments for the meeting spaces and conference rooms. I have to make sure all of the drinks and food are in the right rooms. Each client is different and request different things. I check that the right things are being made in the kitchen and the client is happy.
I think it is very important that where you are working is a nice place to be and is enjoyable. Shine definitely is. I enjoy working here and it is nice to be involved with it and be a part of it. Everyone on the team gets along really well and that definitely makes a difference. I feel very lucky to be working here.
Fun fact about me:
If I could be any animal in the world, I would choose to be a house dog! I used to have a Bichon and he was so small and fluffy. I miss him a lot and he had a very spoiled life so I would like to be like him!
If you’re looking for catered meeting spaces and conference rooms, or simply doing an event in the area, feel free to contact Shine for more information. We’d be happy to help!
Meet other people in the team – Clare