INTERVIEWER: So, Fiona, can you tell me about how you started in
FIONA: Yes, of course. After I finished university, I took a job
with a big high street chain – I was an assistant manager. Every
week you would see the sales figures for your product and then act
on that by placing repeat orders or putting a new style in. It was a
good grounding. However, most of the staff had been there years and
I think I did make mistakes in my dealings with them – I blush now
to think of my time there. I then moved on, after five years, to my
INTERVIEWER: And now you're thinking of moving up the ladder. How do
you see yourself in ten years' time?
FIONA: I would eventually like to be in senior management.
INTERVIEWER: Well, before you rush off to see your line manager, I
think you need to work out skills you can offer emphasising your
selling points, showing them what you can do. Also have you been
going the extra mile to get things done or doing more than what is
asked of you, recently?