It is always nerve-racking coming into a new company and trying to break the ice. Ensuring that new employees feel comfortable is crucial to building a positive transition within a company. We thought it would be fun to ask Andrew a few questions to get to know him a little better.
Q: What is your official work title?
A: Systems Support Specialist
Q: Can you tell us more about your professional experience/history?
A: I first started with a job at the UIC Bookstore helping sell computers and occasionally help repair computers. I then moved to working at Micro Center and repairing computers for them full time.
Q: What do you like to do outside of work?
A: Outside of work I practice archery and participate in various archery events when time allows. When I have less time I will play video games with my friends or binge watch Netflix.
Q: What is your greatest travel experience?
A: Probably traveling to the Philippines, it has been a while since I have been there but seeing the beautiful landscape contrasted with shanty towns was an eye opening experience for my younger self. I got to stay with family over there and experience a ton of things I normally wouldn’t go out and do myself.
Q: Favorite movie?
A: Recently, I loved Rogue One. Though my all time favorite has to be Caddyshack, the original one!
Q: Guilty pleasure music artist?
A: This is hard, I have to say that my guilty pleasure is listening to certain Green Day albums.
Q: What is something that inspires you?
A: How the actions of a few visionary people can impact a whole industry and society. It really shows that individual action can still have a huge impact in today’s ever more interconnected world.
Q: What would you say your professional goal would be now that you are employed at Percipia?
A: My professional goal at Percipia is to grow my knowledge of the various technologies surrounding the hospitality industry and to apply my current skills to help the company grow.