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career questions to ... Sonja Posch

Sonja Posch, Legal Assistant at Schoenherr Vienna


1. What was your first job?
Actually, this is my first job.

2. What would you be doing professionally if you weren’t a legal assistant?
I would love to work with children.

3. What do you consider your biggest achievement in your career?
Doing a great job every day and assisting my team across a very broad range of issues.

4. Which song would you choose as the soundtrack of your life? Why?
"What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong. I think the title says it all.

5. Who or what has had the biggest influence on your life?
My family.

6. What do you like to do when you are not in the office? (or on Sundays)
I enjoy it when the alarm clock doesn't ring and I get a chance to simply live for the moment. Meeting family and friends and eating out.

7. What’s your favourite place on Earth?
"Wien Blick" at the Lainzer Tiergarten. From that vantage point, you have a magnificent view over all of Vienna -- you have the city at your feet.

8. What do you like the most about working in administration?
Making travel arrangements and helping people.

9. What is the most challenging part of your job?
Making everybody happy and dealing with the different characters of the people in my department.

10. If you could be a superhero, what power would you possess?
Flying, invisibility and telepathy.

11. Are there any (other) new skills that you want to develop this year?
Oh, there is so much to learn each and every day. You never stop learning.
12. What career advice would you provide to others?
Be yourself and don't give up even if things are getting a little bit difficult. 

13. Why do you think someone should join Schoenherr?
Because Schoenherr is an international, intercultural and open-minded company that offers many opportunities.