Biz Extra

Published: August 20, 2020 | Updated: August 20, 2020

What advice would I give to anyone starting out on a career? Don’t treat it as a 9-5 job

By Andrew Diprose, editor

Each week we shine the spotlight on a member of Dorset’s business community and ask him, or her, for answers to our part fun/part serious questionnaire. This time…

He’d like to share a car with Chancellor Rishi Sunak – he grew up with him – chooses Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatre as his favourite place in Dorset, loves mountains for a holiday location and would go for steamed sponge pudding and custard over melon any day. 

Sanjay Saini, Managing Director, Quad Vision Ltd, takes the 20 Questions’ hotseat.

Question: What is your favourite TV show?

Answer: Formula One.

Q: Who would you like to share a car with?

A: Rishi Sunak, I grew up with him.

Q: The best bit of my job is…?

A: Seeing completed jobs and customers enjoying what we do.

Q: And the worst…?

A: When there are issues, a dissatisfied customer.

Q: Who was your childhood hero?

A: My dad.

Q: What’s your favourite smell?

A: Nag Champa (incense stick).

Q: Where’s your favourite place in Dorset?

A: Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth.

Q: What advice would you give to anyone starting out on a career?

A: Don’t treat it as a 9-5 job.

Q: What was your first record/CD?

A: A Farewell to Kings by Rush.

Q: What gets you angry?

A: When people aren’t treated equally.

Q: Do you have a favourite piece of music?

A: Not as such but as a genre it has to be rock.

Q: What are the qualities you look for in a new employee?

A: They have got to fit the Quad family.

Q: What’s your favourite food or dish?

A: Paneer.

Q: Steamed sponge pudding and custard or a plate of melon?

A: Melon? Def… steamed sponge pudding and custard.

Q: Name the best thing about living/working in Dorset?

A: The community and friendliness.

Q: If you were Prime Minister for the day what would be the first thing you do?

A: Try to revive the UK technology industry.

Q: What’s your biggest frustration?

A:  I start with good intentions, but not always being able to complete my task list for the day.

Q:  Where’s your favourite holiday location?

A: Snowdonia, I love a mountain.

Q: Where do you see yourself in ten years’ time?

A: Hopefully happy and enjoying life.

Q: What would you like to be remembered for?

A: Being a good father.