We chat with Kate, our Hubsta guru, for a Q&A session.


What’s your name and where do you come from?

My Name is Kate, I was born in Kent, lived in Dubai and Scotland but most of my life I have lived in Consett.


What’s your role and how long have you worked at Elmtronics?

I am the Operations Support Manager, but my role is managing all things Hubsta!


What’s a typical day at the office like?

Crazy! We have so many lovely customers and I have the pleasure of helping them every day.


What’s your favourite part of your job?

People. I am very much a people person and love that I get to build relationships with such a varied group of people. I have made some lovely friends here too.


What’s the most inspiring part of your job?

Making customers happy!


How would your colleagues describe you in 3 words?

Supportive, hard-working, bubbly.


If you could be anywhere else right now, where would you be?

Scarborough with my family.


Complete the sentence:

My favourite word is – Facetious – no idea why, just always liked the word, not the meaning.

I am happiest when – I am a hugger, the best and happiest feeling for me is a hug. Particularly from my babies and nieces.

The best film of all time is – SO many but probably Shawshank Redemption. I’m also quite partial to a chick flick though and I am a little obsessed with a Netflix film called ‘Someone Great’.

My karaoke banger would be – I would never sing on Karaoke; it wouldn’t be fair on everyone’s ears!

If I won the lottery tomorrow I would – I would make sure my family were all sorted first, then…cars!



You’re speaking to your 14-year-old self, what one piece of advice or words of wisdom would you give them?

Don’t marry the first one!


And finally…

Cats or dogs?