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Joke Van Hamme

Joke is Project and Operations Manager at The Reference. She stumbled in IT after a few years of teaching French, mathematics and IT to high school students. When she's not juggling with projects and planning, she likes to (help) organize the Belgian Umbraco User Group meetups. In her spare time, running and long walks help recharge the batteries.

How to Survive as a Canary in a Digital Office

Joke shares what agency life is like as a "Highly Sensitive Person" with a heightened sensitivity to the noises, sounds, and smells in the office, and uses her experiences to share advice on how to survive in an agency, whether or not you are an HSP, and take better care of yourself in the process.