Employee Name: Karen Phillips
Number of years of service at Pahl’s:
Briefly describe your job duties at Pahl’s:
Most of the time you will find me in the market. I am a cashier and I also work at the Customer Service desk. At times I am in the greenhouse helping customers during our busy season as well.
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
The most rewarding part of my job is being able to work with some great people. The staff at Pahl’s is a great group to work with.
What is your favorite time of day/day of the week/month of the year?
My favorite time of the year is in the Summer. I enjoy sharing a glass of wine with friends on a warm summer night.
What is your favorite indoor/outdoor activity?
I love to work in my garden during the summer. Year round I truly enjoy working out and staying in shape.
What is the farthest you have been away from home?
I would say that our family vacation to Cancun is probably the farthest from home I have traveled. Having the family together made for a great getaway.
What are three things on your “Bucket List” ?
The top of my bucket list is to travel the world. Who needs anything else.
What do you miss most about being a kid?
Having no responsibility and just playing with friends every day.
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
I would like to be a teacher. I enjoy helping kids learn and seeing that moment when “they get it”.
What was the first thing you bought with your own money?
The first thing that I purchased was probably clothing.
If you could choose anyone, who would you pick to be your mentor?
I would pick my Mom to be my mentor. She was always there for me when I needed her. Her advice was always just right.