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  • Writer's pictureDaniela Merz

Meet The Team: Interview with Marija Mijic

Welcome on board Marija

Happy reading!

Marija, what did you do before craftworks?

I was working at a big insurance company, but I wouldn’t be here if it was fun, you know what i mean.

What prompted you to apply for this job? What about this position interested you the most?

I was really unhappy with my old job and I was looking for a new job. I knew I wanted to work in a team and with people, but not with customers. The most interesting part about my position is that I'm taking on a supporting role in HR as well as in office management and I think that’s a great balance, because I'm able to be creative, to learn new stuff, it simply combines things I like in private.

What does your typical day at craftworks look like?

Actually there is no guide, because each day isn’t the same. Typically I get to the office first, take a seat and have a look at the agenda for the day.

What in your work do you enjoy the most?

Everything. I think I enjoy the most, that I love the job and that there are great people here.

What behavior or personality trait do you most attribute your success to, and why?

I think it's my positive mindset and I love to laugh. I think it creates a nice atmosphere when it comes to working with me, I mean I at least hope so.

How do you prefer to start your day?

With a BIG glass of water and fresh air, I’d say. Because I don’t drink coffee.

What’s one thing you’re learning now, and why is it important to you?

I’m learning what an impact a good workplace can have on your life. It’s important to me because I have the comparison to a bad workplace and how it was connected to a lot of issues in my life, for example my health.

Could you tell us more about yourself? For example: what are your hobbies and where do you like to spend your time most?

I think something you should know about me is that I'm a huge Harry Potter fan. When I watch the movies I almost cry everytime because it fulfils me with a different kind of joy, and I can feel the dopamine spreading through my body. I also like to build legos and I love to read. I’m actually all about the cozy vibes at home because it’s like my safe space. I love to be at home but also like to be outside. It's kind of a 50/50 situation.

What movie have you seen recently and would you recommend it?

Actually the last movie i've seen was orphan-first kill. I watched it at the cinema, because I love going to the cinema and horror movies as well. Especially when it is a good movie, and it indeed was.

Which music is playing on your player right now?

I love a lot of different genres but today I listened to soul classics. On my way to work i listened to one of Dusty Springfield’s songs called “Son of a preacher man”.

3 short questions:

Office or remote?


Tell me one place you always wanted to travel to?

New Orleans.

What's your favorite meal?

Anything made out of dough.

Thank you, Marija!

Thank you for reading our interviews! #interview #team

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