Saturday, May 17, 2014

Sunday Staff Profiles: The People of Perelandra

One of the things that makes Perelandra so special is our wonderful staff! We are fortunate to have employees are from all over the world with very diverse skill sets and backgrounds, and they are instrumental in creating the "great energy" that our store is famous for. Our customers rely on our staff to answer their questions, help them find what they're looking for, suggest products and to be a friendly face in this big city. Get to know Anthony, a customer service generalist at Perelandra. If you shop at Perelandra, chances are you are familiar with him! Get to know him in this week's staff profile.

Name: Anthony

Hometown: New York City

How long have you lived in New York City?
My whole life!

Length of time working at Perelandra:
6 months

What are your favorite products at Perelandra?

Natural Factors Osteo-Move: "As a skateboarder for 15 years, it really helps keep my joints and bones in check, and it's a liquid, which is great."

Professor Nut Butter Smoothie (from our Juice Bar) "It's really filling and makes a great base for customizing!"

Ginger People Ginger-Gizer: "It actually tastes like ginger, which I love and it makes me feel good. It really does energize you, too."

Kettle Chips Honey Dijon Flavor: "You can't go wrong with that honey dijon!"

What is your favorite thing about working at Perelandra?

"The family environment. I love it. The amount of product knowledge here and the trainings are great. And I like that it's an independently owned store. It's a rare find in the city."

What's the most important thing you've learned since you started working here?

"I've learned how to multi-task better because there's always so much going on at once here. It really helps keep you focused."

Favorite book: 

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

Favorite Music/Musicians
Death metal! Nile; E:cho; Mother Ninja; Geospace Republic; MaxediaMan; Light Bringer

Some things we love about Anthony:
"He's very reliable, I can always count of him to do whatever needs to be done, and he is great with customers." -Dan

"He's incredibly friendly, one of the most friendly people at the store. He's eager to help and easy to talk to." - Maya

"He's even-keel with a delightfully detail-oriented mind, and is always pleasant."- Keith

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