Early rise to work

Joondalup Times - - OPINION -

RIDGE­WOOD res­i­dent Glo­ria Rus­coni says a lot has changed since she be­gan work­ing at Coles 40 years ago.

She started at the su­per­mar­ket’s Clare­mont store as an 18-year-old after ap­proach­ing the man­ager for a job.

“He didn’t bat an eye­lid and told me to choose the sec­tion I wanted to work in be­fore hand­ing me a uni­form to start that very af­ter­noon,” she said.

Ms Rus­coni had stints in var­i­ous de­part­ments but now is part of the bak­ery sec­tion at the Hil­larys su­per­mar­ket, with a 3.30am daily start.

“I’m used to the early morn­ings and know­ing that I’ll be busy from the minute I walk through the door, plus work­ing with a close-knit, sup­port­ive team, what gets me out of bed,” she said.

“I’ve al­ways got some­thing to do.

“Whether it’s mak­ing bread, cook­ies or cakes, there’s never a dull mo­ment.”

She said there had been many changes in the four decades of her em­ploy­ment.

Pic­ture: Martin Ken­nealey www.com­mu­ni­typix.com.au d472782

Baker Glo­ria Rus­coni is cel­e­brat­ing 40 years of work.

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