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A Day in the Life: Shanique Parris

A Day in the Life

Job Title: Operations Manager
Start Date: May 2018
Fun Fact: I used to fence!

What is your position at Silverline and what do you do?

I’m the Operations Manager. The best way to describe my job is helping the internal employee experience be the best it can be.

What does your average day look like?

There is no average day. I have a lot of special projects, like planning the holiday party and now planning for the Silverline Summit. Day-to-day is mostly looking at expense reports, managing vendors for office needs, and helping with operations requests.

How did you find out about Silverline and your current position?

Glassdoor! Seeing the reviews of the company inticed me to apply!

What motivates you at work?

I love being able to cross things off my list when I finish something. It feels good to accomplish tasks.

What do you like most about your work?

The people I work with!

What are some challenges you face?

I’m new and the company is growing quickly. It can be challenging to keep up with the changes, but I also love being pushed.

What new things have you learned since you began working at Silverline?

Well, I know a lot about Concur, a travel and business expense management service we use. Also, I have learned a lot about myself. Silverline doesn’t micromanage and you are allowed freedom to do your own thing.

What do you think makes Silverline a successful company?

They care about what employees think and give everyone the opportunity to voice their opinion.

What is your favorite perk?

Cold brew on tap!

What is your favorite memory?

The holiday party. It was amazing seeing it all come together.

What do you hope for your future at Silverline?

I want to grow with the company. I’m getting my masters degree, and hope to continue to gain responsibilities here at Silverline.

If you had a friend who was thinking about working for Silverline, what advice would you give them?

Be yourself during the interview. That’s the best thing you can do!

Interested in working with an amazing team? We’re hiring! Check out our Careers page to learn more and for current openings. Be sure to check us out on Glassdoor and LinkedIn too.

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