Keeping It In The Family. Trainee Abbie Learns ‘new Homes’ Ropes From Mum Sam
08 Mar 2021

In some families, living and working together may present its challenges. But for mum and daughter Sam and Abbie Murray – it is a labour of love!

Linden Homes full time sales consultant Sam (48) is currently based at the housebuilder’s Scarborough sales hub, which serves the Tara Fields, Cayton Reach and Northfield Meadows developments.

Having been with the company for three years, Sam is now enjoying showing the new homes ropes to a new trainee – her 20-year-old daughter Abbie!

After recently graduating in hairdressing, Abbie was looking for a more fulfilling role where she could easily transfer her personal skills; and opted for a role as trainee sales consultant.

Abbie, who lives in East Riding, said: “The training is very hands on, and I have the advantage of having my Mum to train me and I can ask anything without feeling self- conscious. Every day is different, and I love the challenges each day brings. I am most excited about getting customers closer to living in their dream home.”

Sam added: “We never have any cross words and work really well as a team. I am incredibly proud of Abbie and what she has achieved so far. I am in no doubt her maturity, self-motivation and incredible work ethic will ensure she has a prosperous career within Linden Homes.

“The company’s nurturing ethos of helping people to progress their career and achieve their full potential – both professionally and personally – is something that I really admire.”

Both say they not only enjoy working with each other, but with the many customers they deal with on a daily basis – helping them through the new homes journey to achieve their ultimate moving goal.

However, mum and daughter have a golden rule once they have finished work for the day. “We have had to introduce some boundaries into the home and ‘a no work-talk past 7.30pm’ rule – which helps keeps the rest of the family sane!”


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