Member Q&A - Cindy Ferguson

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Cindy FergusonThis month we profile Cindy Ferguson, a customer services representative for Work and Income’s Christchurch contact centre.
What were you initial thoughts on signing up to do this Q&A?

I thought it was weird but kinda funny so I might as well do it .

What is your job and what do you do on an average day at work?

I'm a Customer Services Rep in the Work and Income call centre... on an average day, I answer a heck of a lot of phone calls.

What was a highlight at work for you in the past month?

Getting told my onesie day idea would go ahead.

What would you say is the hardest thing about your job?

Making sense of the requests that don't make sense in the first place, haha!

What bought you to join the PSA and the PSA Youth network?

One of the old employees I worked with told me all about the PSA and how much help was offered and I wanted to be able to receive that help if necessary and offer that help as well.

What do you like about the PSA Youth network?

I love the updates and newsletters, always keeps me up to date on what is happening.

What is your vision for youth in the PSA?

I think youth need fairer treatment, so much could be done to help people who won't stand up for themselves.

How about when you aren't at work - what else do you like to do with your time?

I love going ice skating! I also do a lot of writing, and watch ALL the horror movies I can find, I've even got a collection of Freddy K dolls...shhhh :P

What are your three favourite foods?

Sushi, Fajitas and Chocolate

What are your three loves?

Horrors, animals and ice skating.

What are your three pet peeves?

People wrecking books, people spoiling books/shows/movies and people disrespecting animals.

What advice would you give your 18year old self?

Holy crap, stop everything you are doing and listen to Mum! Seriously, she knows stuff!

Anything else you would like to add?

That's no joke about listening to Mum...pretty sure that woman is psychic.