Say hi to Lydia!


I am currently on work experience at Smart Energy Greater Lincolnshire (SEGL). I am studying Business at Grimsby Institute and am still unsure as to what it is I would like to do in the future. Work experience is allowing me to get an idea as to what it’s like to work in the Business industry and whether it is something I would like to do as a career. I have been given a variety of tasks to complete ranging from dealing with finance to improving social media websites. I am gaining new skills by working with a team as well as individually.

My favourite energy saving tip is to wrap up instead of putting the heating on. I would much rather be cuddled up with 2 blankets and 5 layers on to avoid putting the heating on. Not only does it save money but is saves energy as well.

I love to put my energy into achieving something. For example, with my college courses I like to put maximum effort into my coursework and revising for my exams as I know the outcome will be worth it. I will also use my energy to exercise as I like to stay fit and the progress gives me satisfaction and makes me feel as if I have achieved something.

I would hate to waste my energy on housework. I am a very untidy person and begrudge ever having to tidy my room. I find it really boring and although often half my wardrobe is on my floor I still manage to know where everything is.

The first thing I do when I start work each day (work placement) is set up my computer desk. I will make sure there is a laptop connected to my computer and plugged in to charge. This allows me to work with two screens instead of moving tabs around to fit the screen. I will be given a task by a member of staff that I will have to complete or can work on throughout the working day.

I would like to meet Colin Firth because I have had a crush on him pretty much all my life and also think he is quite a knowledgeable individual (at least he looks like one) therefore would be able to give me some wise life skills.

The last event I bought tickets for was for a night out at a club in Sheffield. My friend currently studies at Sheffield Hallam therefore she invited me to go out. The tickets were around £6 and could be downloaded onto my phone instead of having to print them off. I also had to pay for a return train to Sheffield which wasn’t too expensive as I have a 16-25 railcard which allows me to get discounts.

I wish somebody would invent a phone that doesn’t run out of charge. I have to charge my phone at least 3 times a day to make sure it doesn’t die. Although I can’t leave the house without my phone, I also can no longer leave the house without my phone charger as well. My parents tell me that it’s because I use my phone too often and that they only have to charge theirs once every 2 or 3 days however I believe what is the point in having a phone if you’re not going to use it?!

I would tell my 10-year-old-self to start saving money from a young age so that I would have some form of savings at the moment.





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