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A Brief Encounter with Kim Martin

Kim Martin
Kim Martin
Originally Published 23 February 2004

Kim has worked with Unitemps since 1997 and has watched it grow from a paper-based pilot-scheme run by the Personnel Department, starting with around 50 postgraduates, to the development of Unitemps itself, with almost 4000 temps registered and a fully functional online system.

Position
Branch Manager

Which means?
I deal with everything from meeting new clients to invoicing, putting out new bookings to giving students a bit of support whenever I can, my job is so varied that's why I love it!

Favourite phrase
As tight as a camel’s bottom in a sand storm

Magazines read
I never buy magazines, I just read other peoples, so anything and everything.

Best thing about working at Warwick
The people

People are always surprised to learn this about me but…
It’s true – I ride on the back of a Harley Davidson

As a young child what did you want to be as a “grown-up”?
A gymnast

What has life’s experience taught you so far?
That material things are not important

Major achievement to date?
30 mile walk for charity

Any hidden talents?
Yes, but best kept hidden

Your favourite hobby or pastime?
Socialising, holidays, going to the gym, watching Rugby and riding on the Harley on a hot day!