Lynn Hynes

Lynn Hynes

First Position: Cashier, Sobeys, St. John's, NL
Current Position: Cashier/Office Supervisor/Front End, Sobeys #320 Torbay Road, St. John's, NL
Family: Partner Paul, stepchildren Andrew, Jenn and Jason

What do you remember most about your first day on the job?

I was nervous. It was my summer job but it ended up lasting 30 years. I finished school one day and two days later I started work.

What is the best part of working at Sobeys?

The best part of working at Sobeys is having the greatest co-workers and meeting customers. Sometimes you're kind of like a bartender you get to know them personally.

What is your proudest moment as a Sobeys employee?

Making it this far! Everybody looks at your name tag and says ‘Wow, you've been here longer than I've been born!'

What advice would you give to a new Sobeys employee?

The Sobeys parties are the best parties and you will gain lasting friendships.

Who do you most admire?

My mother.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?

St. John's Newfoundland; just wish the weather was better!

My Sobeys is... and friends. When you've been working with people for so long, they become your family.