This is our first of what will be a monthly spotlight on one of our employees so that everyone can meet the faces of Body Bliss. Not to brag, but we think we have the best team in the world! We begin with Sam who has graciously volunteered to answer some random questions:
Name: Samantha Alcorn
Job Title: Production Assistant
Lives in: Rimrock, AZ
Originally from: N. Weymouth, MA
Company Related Questions:
What have you gained from working at Body Bliss?
More knowledge of essential oils and how to appropriately use them, also how candles are made. I think the best is seeing how most of the skin/body care items that we use everyday are made and how efficiently we can make them.
What is your favorite part about working at Body Bliss?
Getting so close to my co-workers. Because there’s not many of us, we all know each other. Also, being in a relaxed environment and getting to work with oils all day.
What drew you to Body Bliss originally? And how has Body Bliss changed since?
I saw a post for a position on Facebook and I wanted to change my career path, so I applied, not thinking I would get it. I loved the idea of working in a different environment, making perfumes and lotions. When I was hired we had a different owner and a few different employees that are no longer here. We have quite a few more customers, with products always changing.
What do you find the most challenging at Body Bliss?
Working with hundreds of different ingredients daily to make superior products.
What are 3 words to describe Body Bliss?
Hectic. Laughter. Knowledge.
Any favorite line from a movie?
The line “Ezekiel 25:17” from Pulp Fiction.
Are you messy or organized?
Organized. I hate random messes.
Do you have an office nickname? What is it?
Yes, I have a work nickname and it’s always evolving. Samuella or Samubuela.
What books are at your bedside?
Go Ask Alice and Beauty by Anne Rice.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I manage a local metal band along with having a concert photography business and I’m a band photographer for a local booking agent. I’m also a mother!
What is your greatest fear?
To be an easily forgettable person.
Where is your hometown?
North Weymouth, Massachusetts.
Where would you like to travel to?
Italy or really any place in Europe.
You’re happiest when?
When I’m at a show photographing a band.
What TV show/movie are you ashamed to admit you love?
I love, love, love Jersey Shore!
What music is on your iPhone/Android phone?
I try to mix it up a lot of what music genres I listen to, but it’s all mostly metalcore/d’jent, rap and dubstep.