My Stay at Clevercherry

Author: Tamara Mpofu-Manyanda
Published: 27th June 2018

To me, work used to mean boredom and structure. But, my stay at Clevercherry has changed that and has proved me totally wrong!

As soon as the door opened and I headed to my desk, welcoming “Hellos” and “Good mornings” were sent my way. The nerves I had felt in the morning suddenly disappeared, and I knew I would be given a true insight into what work could be. The atmosphere was super friendly and I could tell from the moment I arrived that everyone was like family. 

Straightaway I was given a project which involved creating my own social network. I was excited as I had lots of ideas running through my mind. Determined to show what I was capable of, I got straight to work. Although I did find some difficulty when transferring my ideas on to the software, the team were very understanding and offered me help when needed. I am extremely grateful for all of their help, as without it I wouldn’t have been able to complete my project to the standard I did.

Throughout my week every single one of the team ensured my time at Clevercherry was enjoyable and for that I am truly thankful. As I had no previous experience working in an agency, doing a week at Clevercherry was an extraordinary experience. I have learnt so many transferable skills and improved lots of existing skills that I already had. I have also gained a considerable amount of knowledge through working with a lot of people, as I was able to monitor the way the team worked together. 

This experience has moved me and changed my attitude towards the world of work. I feel honoured to have spent a week at Clevercherry and thank them for the unforgettable and eye-opening experience. I would also like to say a special thank you to Lauren for making me feel so welcome from the very start and introducing me to the lovely team.

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