WINSFORD, England, August 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
12 year old School pupil Cameron Liffen was given the opportunity to spend time at Timstar. Cameron spent a week visiting different departments and sitting with employees to understand their job roles and responsibilities.
Whilst most 12 year olds are enjoying their summer holidays, 12 year old Cameron Liffen asked to experience working life. Jon Hickey, Director of Sales & Marketing asked Cameron why he wanted to have time at Timstar. 'I wanted to evaluate a fast-growing business and thought it was a great opportunity when my father Darren Liffen, Director of Operations at Timstar let me join Timstar for a week to help me explore different outlooks for my future.'
Cameron is a school pupil from Swindon who is a keen sportsmen and plays football for Swindon town. His favourite subject at school is P.E and Cameron is keen to delve further into how businesses work and how to make a successful business.
Whilst at Timstar, Cameron had the opportunity to take part in a senior management meeting giving him an overview of the company. During the week he had insight into several different areas -
- What does a Managing Director Do?
- Why do companies have a HR Department?
- Why is Customer Services important?
- What does a Sales and Marketing Director do?
- How do we market our company both with catalogues and via the web?
- How do Operations work?
An area of the business that took Cameron's interest was Customer Service. He was surprised at how the team not only had to deal with customers but also the communication between departments. He felt the team were really friendly and professional when speaking to customers and extremely hardworking. Cameron also took part in a science video demonstration of 'Elephant Toothpaste' which he presented and will be available on Timstar's website shortly at http://www.timstar.co.uk/videos
When Cameron was asked if his experience at Timstar enlightened him to any job roles and responsibilities he may like to work in the future his response was 'I would like to work in Sales management and PR as I feel I would love to manage a team of people and present business ideas to clients.'
When asking Simon Leggett Managing Director of Timstar what his thoughts were on a school pupil having time at Timstar he stated 'It's very rare that someone as young as Cameron wants to come into a business and learn what and how an organisation does things so it was a pleasure have Cameron on board.'
The team really enjoyed having Cameron at the company for a week and welcomes him back in the future if he would like anymore experience.
SOURCE Timstar Laboratory Suppliers