Employee Spotlight: Josh Bentley

Posted April 8, 2016by Ben Barker

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Each week, Continuum spotlights an employee who has gone above and beyond. The spotlight is more than just recognition of the hard work being done at Continuum, but a look into the person behind that work. We find out what our employees do for fun, what their favorite movies are, what their passions are and much more. We also ask them about their experiences working at Continuum and what they like most about their job. Check back each week to find out who made the Employee Spotlight.

This week, Josh Bentley is being featured after winning "Employee of the Month" in our Pennsylvania office!

 

Check out what Josh's manager, Jacque Rowden had to say about Josh's performance in March!

 

"I am pleased to announce that Josh Bentley has been selected for Employee of the Month award for the month of March, 2016. Josh has shown initiative in gaining certifications and also bringing solutions to problems that he notices to his Team Lead and Management.  We are proud to have Josh on our team."

 

Josh is a Help Desk Technician at Continuum. Let's get to know Josh a little better...

 

Josh at Continuum

How did you hear about Continuum in the first place? "Some of my college friends worked here and I lived with an old employee that worked here at the time."

What is your best memory as a Continuum employee? "It is hard to say that I have one best memory while working here as there are a lot of great memories. But one is when I messed with my supervisor, Bill Stevens. I took his lobster from his desk then took a photo of it and emailed it to him from a shared mailbox demanding that we get to go home early or the crab gets boiled. The look on his face when he saw the email was priceless. He was wondering who took it and who sent the email."

Do you have any other fun/funny stories? "One Saturday, shortly after I started working here, I thought it would a good idea to ride my Harley to work and just enjoy the day. While sitting in a meeting, a few of us were making jokes that it would be funny if it started raining. Not even 30 minutes later, it started to down pour and everyone just turned and looked right at me. All I could do was shake my head because I knew the ride home was not going to be fun."

Would you recommend applying at Continuum to a friend? "Yes! Even if you feel you don’t know a lot about IT, the people that work here are great and will show you different things and teach you how to address different issues."

 

More about Josh

What is an interesting fact about yourself? "I had never touched a computer until I was a senior in high school. I worked on a farm and played football, so that took up a lot of my time. It wasn’t until then that I realized how much I liked working on computers."

What is your favorite movie? "Top Gun."

What is your favorite TV show? "Archer."

What do you like to do for fun? "I like to play video games with my friends."

What is your hidden talent? "Long-range marksmanship."

What is your favorite animal? "I like dogs."

What kind of music do you like to listen to? "I listen to all kinds of music. I can go from listening to a Country song to Heavy Metal."

Do you follow/play any sports? If so, which teams/sports? "I follow college football. The main teams that I watch are Ohio State, Old Miss, and Marshall. I also follow MMA fighting."

If you could travel anywhere on earth to vacation, where would you go? "I would go to Ireland to follow my history back to where I came from."

If you could have any super power, what would it be? "Teleportation. I would never have to buy gas again! Plus, being able to go anywhere would be great. I would never be late to work!"

 

Be sure to check back on our Company News Blog for upcoming Employee Spotlights!

 

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