My Awesome Time at STEP: Checking Out Business and People Stuff
From July 31, 2023, to August 11, 2023, I got to dive into the world of STEP, where they do all sorts of cool business support and HR stuff. Those two weeks felt like a wild ride through different departments, giving me a sneak peek behind the scenes to see how things really roll.
Discovering the Scoop on STEP’s Business and HR Magic
STEP, which stands for Seriously Talented and Energetic People (well, not exactly, but it’s a fun twist, right?), is the place that makes sure businesses are running smooth and everyone’s having a good time. They’ve got different teams handling everything from finding awesome folks to sorting out the little things, and they all team up to make businesses shine.
Chillin’ with the Crew at STEP
While I was hanging out at STEP, I got to roll with this awesome bunch. We weren’t a huge gang, but it felt like we were a squad of superheroes, ready to tackle anything. We shared ideas, cracked jokes, and had each other’s backs like real pals.
My Adventure Behind the Scenes at STEP
During those two weeks, I jumped into all sorts of tasks that showed me what really goes down behind closed doors. From giving an office a fresh new look (like a total makeover) to checking out job candidates (feeling a bit like Sherlock Holmes), I got a taste of what it takes to make things happen. I even helped pick a spot for an event, which was like being on a treasure hunt.
Soaking in Lessons and Smarts, No Boring Stuff Needed
Even though I didn’t become a pro overnight, those two weeks gave me a backpack full of experience and smarts. Trying out different things made me feel like a jack-of-all-trades, ready for anything. Seeing how the different teams at STEP did their thing was like getting a sneak peek into a secret world.
How My Adventure Shook Things Up
After my whirlwind at STEP, I started thinking about what I might want to do when I’m all grown up (not that I’m in a hurry). Watching everyone hustle and work together got me thinking that maybe diving into this business and people stuff could be pretty cool someday. It’s like finding a new flavor of ice cream – you don’t know you love it until you try it.
High-Fives and Good Vibes at STEP
One of the best parts of my time at STEP was how everyone felt like one big happy family. If I had a question or needed a hand, there was always someone ready with a high-five or a virtual hug (or an emoji – that counts, right?). It made me feel like I was part of something super special.
Planting Seeds for the Future
Here’s the awesome bit: STEP isn’t just about business stuff. They care about us young folks too. That’s why they open up during the summer and let us get a taste of what they do behind the scenes. It’s like planting seeds that’ll grow into seriously talented and enthusiastic people (kind of like their name, sorta).
Wrapping Up My Cool Adventure
As my mini-adventure at STEP comes to an end, I’m walking away with a backpack full of memories, a heart full of inspiration, and a head full of ideas. Thanks, STEP, for the crazy ride, the fantastic people, and the chance to peek into a world I didn’t even know existed. Who knows, maybe someday I’ll be back, totally ready to jump headfirst into the wild world of business and people stuff!
Written by Sean McCormack
An account used by students on work experience placements at STEP.