Employee spotlight:
15 questions with Merve Ceren Yüksel

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Employee spotlight is our new blog series where we get up-close and personal (and have some fun) with our favorite team members at Commit Global.

First one on our list is our newest team member at Commit Global, Merve Ceren Yüksel. Ceren is based in Istanbul, joined Commit last June and is part of our IT/Software localization team.

1.So Ceren, what’s your title and how long have you worked at Commit Global?

Junior Project Manager and it’s been 3 months now.

2.What does your job entail?

Meeting client’s needs with the translators, localization professionals that are best suited for the project.

3.What do you like most about your job?

I like managing customer relations as well as communication with translators.

4.What is the best career lesson you’ve learned so far?

Everything can change suddenly, so do not make assumptions.

5.What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?

Freelance translator

6.What do you like to do when you aren’t working?

Reading, Netflix and chill, travelling

7.What is your favorite sports team?

Trabzonspor

8.Where’s your favorite place in the world?

Izmir, Turkey

9.If you could visit any place in the world you’ve never been, where would you go?

New York

10.What did you want to be growing up?

Psychologist

11.What is the one thing, you can’t live without?

My computer

12.What are you currently binge watching?

Peaky Blinders

13.What is one food that you cannot resist?

Rice pudding

14.Pizza or burger?

Burger

15.Any favorite line from a movie, book or song?

We have no great war, or great depression. the great war is a spiritual war. The great depression is our lives. (Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club)