People of DataDiggers - Andreea Florea (Panel Incentives & Recruitment Associate)
Andreea, our Panel Incentives & Recruitment Associate, is friendly, helpful, and outgoing, making any day a little bit better.
This interview provided us with a lot of insights about her, such as whom she considers to be her hero, how she relaxes during a stressful day, or which kinds of travel destinations she enjoys the most.
Let's meet Andreea!
If you could be a crayon, what color would you be? What’s the meaning behind it?
I would definitely be a pink crayon. I am the most optimistic and playful person in the room, so I think pink defines me pretty well.
What do you think about when you’re alone in your car?
It really depends on the mood am in and the music I would be listening to. In general, I would think about the day that went by and be grateful for small things.
What’s your favourite ‘90s jam?
Killing me softly - The Fugees. I loooove this song. :)
What’s the last tv show you watched?
Shadow and bone. This one is really nice.
What are you known for?
Being happy all the time and being obsessed with shoes. :)
What’s the most interesting thing about you that it’s not put up in your resume?
I think the most interesting thing that is not put up in my resume is the fact that I volunteered for 2 years in an orphanage house. It was a pretty intense and educating experience.
What’s your go-to productivity trick?
Get a good cup of coffee. It works every time! :)
What’s your favourite way to unwind after a busy day?
Get a really nice shower, put on a lot of perfume, and read a fashion magazine.
What three words would your friends use to describe you? Why?
I don't really know. Maybe optimistic, friendly, and funny. I am pretty loud and smiley all the time, so it is what it is. :))
What’s the first concert you ever went to?
Coma, I was 16. I looooved it. Even though I am not really into their music anymore, I would still go to one of their concerts again.
If you had to pick one age to be permanently, which age would you choose? Why?
Maybe 23. I think this is the best period of my life. I am about to finish my degree, I got a job and a boyfriend. I mean, everything is good. :))
If you could write a book about your life, what would the title be and why?
Let's walk in my shoes! I think it would be a good title with a hint to it :).
What was your first job?
This current one.
What’s one professional skill you’re currently working on?
Getting better and better in Google Ads.
What do you do at DataDiggers and in what circumstances would I come to you for something?
I am a Panel Incentives and Recruitment Associate and I believe that we will team up in future marketing projects.
How do you prefer to start your day?
With a cup of coffee. Always.
What’s one thing that surprised you about working at DataDiggers?
The amount of help people were eager to give me. I consider myself lucky.
What’s the biggest misconception people have about your position?
That I know lots of tips & tricks regarding Google Ads. I am still learning and getting better and better.
What’s your favourite place you’ve travelled to and why?
Dubai. I was there 2 times in a row. I loved the place, the hot weather, the fancy streets, and the beaches. I love London as well. There is something about this city.
Who is your hero?
My mom. Forever. She is the strongest and the most ambitious person I know.
If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
Italy or California. Anywhere hot mostly :))
What’s your favourite podcast show, and why should I listen to it?
I don't really like podcasts. I watched some, but nothing it would impress you. Instead, I watched some regarding fashion, and they were pretty cool.
What’s your favourite quote from a tv show/movie/book?
My favourite quote is from Cinderella, and I tattooed it 4 years ago :)). It is very powerful to me and represents what I want to live by: "Have courage and be kind".
What’s the phone app you use the most?
Instagram and Gmail.
How do you take your coffee/tea?
I love a good cappuccino with no sugar. Also, any vanilla tea with no sugar does the job.
How do you pick yourself back up after making a mistake at work?
I try to make the best of it and make sure I will never do it again.
What’s the best thing you’ve learned in your current position?
That I am a fast learner and that if I put my mind to it, I can do it.
What’s the best clothing item you’ve ever bought?
This is a difficult one. I tend to get attached to items. I think that is a designer vintage dress that I bought 6 years ago and I am still wearing it with so much satisfaction.
What’s the most stupid thing you’ve ever bought?
A diet book. I only made one smoothie after it.
If you could recommend me 5 movies, what would those be?
Cinderella (of course!), The 9th Gate, The Secret, 47 Ronnin, La Ciociara.
What’s your motto?
Have courage and be kind!