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A day in the life of Andrea Hockaday…

It’s time for someone over at our sister brand, Rising Star, to be in the spotlight and that someone is our Candidate Engagement Co-ordinator Andrea Hockaday.


Typical working day…

  1. What time do you get up? I am up bright and early for 7am.
  2. What do you have for breakfast? Cereals (various type).
  3. Do you listen to the radio on your commute to work? If so which station and why? Yes – I tend to flick between 3 – 4 stations at a time to avoid the adverts.
  4. What time do you get into the office? 9am – 9.30am Office or wherever I need to be for meetings/events.
  5. What’s the first thing you do once settled in the office? Once I am settled at my desk I check emails.
  6. Who’s the first person you speak to when you get into the office? Whoever I see first, usually Steven.
  7. What do you have for lunch?Wrap Sandwich, Salad or soup and sometimes nothing depending on where I am and appointment times.
  8. What time are you back in your house sitting with your feet up with a cuppa? Anything between 5.45 and 6.15pm.
  9. What’s the best part of you day?I love settling down on the sofa with a brew and watching the soaps.
  10. What’s the worst part of your day? The time I get delayed in traffic!!


Out of the office…

  1. Who’s your favourite musical act?  Anything and everything, I love to sing out loud to my music in the car.
  2. What’s your favourite cuisine? I absolutely love Italian food.
  3. What’s the last film you went to watch? Beauty and the Beast – the live action.
  4. Who’s your idol and why?  Hmm that’s a tricky one, I would say my friends and family.
  5. Where’s your favourite holiday destination? Cyprus – or in this country the Lake district, Devon or Cornwall.
  6. What would be the first thing you bought if you won £1m? A luxury holiday somewhere hot with a nice beach would do the trick.
  7. What’s your favourite beverage? Any variety of wine.
  8. What did you want to be when you were little?A nurse.
  9. What was your first car? Fiat
  10. Tell us a fascinating fact about yourself? One of my managers from my previous job was Duncan Bannatyne from  Dragons Den.


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