Gimher Croes is one of the top most followed social media personalities with over 26 million followers on Tiktok. Before becoming famous online he won the Best Male Actor award at the Aruba Short Film Festival in 2015. He was also awarded “Aruba’s Social Media Star of 2015.”
He is known all over the world for his short comedic posts that he creates with his brother Jayden Croes. Together they are unstoppable as they create content that is hilarious, intriguing and extremely creative. Unlike other Tik tok Stars, The Croes Brothers are more than amazing dancers because they also add a certain X factor to their videos with their production, acting, hair, makeup, wardrobe, and charming demeanor.
We are privileged enough to Interview Gil Croes! Hi Gil and Welcome to Hear Up!
Q: What was it like growing up in Aruba?
A: Grateful! in one word, growing up in Aruba we have the privilege to learn 4 languages , Papiamento(local) , Dutch, English and
Spanish. Also being surrounded by beaches with beautiful white sand, I can proudly say that we live on a paradise. I have amazing family as well , one thing I would say that impacted my life is when my dad lost his job when I was 12… that alone changed everything , I went from being spoiled to survival mode fearing one day we might lose everything. That event shifted my whole life, I
wasn’t interested anymore in finishing a higher education because my Dad did and he lost his job so I decided to pursue my dream on becoming
an entrepreneur. little do I know I was about to become world famous on an app lol.
Q: Who or what inspires you to create content?
A: Well I was always the clown of the class, I like making people laugh.. but I first started making motivational videos ..I was inspired by Tony Robbin and Jim Rohn then I shifted in making comedy Jim Carrey inspired me because he was so
explosive and extra in everything he does. And knowing that I want to become world famous ,, speaking English fluently as comedian was hard but doing facial expressions came naturally. other inspirations ,,MrBean.
Q: Which Tik Tok Creators would you like to collaborate with?
A: ZachKing would be dope. but I love collaborating with anyone. doesn’t matter the amount of followers you have, if I like your creativity and your vibe we good to go!
Thank you! We are excited to see what you do next! You can follow Gil on his social channels : https://www.tiktok.com/@gilmhercroes
Saad Mushtaq was born and raised in the busy city of Abbottabad. As a journalist, Saad Mushtaq has contributed to many online publications including the PAK Today and the Huffing Post. In regards to academics, Saad Mushtaq earned a degree in business from the Abbottabad UST, Havelian. Saad Mushtaq follows the money and covers all aspects of emerging tech here at The Hear Up.Thanks
A Few Things to Check Before Hiring an Electrician
Hiring an Electrician
Many homeowners attempt to do home improvement projects themselves, and the results are often disappointing. However, trying to handle electrical work independently can lead to costly errors and injuries. Discover a few things to check before hiring an electrician to get the job done right and stay within the budget.
When looking for an electrician, the first thing to consider is whether they are properly trained. The electricians should attend a vocational school or other recognized institute to learn how to perform the work correctly. Discuss the training process to find the right team for the job.
Comparing electricians includes reviewing their relevant experience performing similar work. Homeowners should discuss the project scope with potential electricians and determine whether they have experience in that area. Also, ask for recommendations and referrals from previous satisfied customers.
Once homeowners have a list of prospects, check online reviews to narrow down the possibilities based on customer experiences. Often, people discover more about an electrician or other service providers by reading reviews and talking to others. Also, discuss referrals with neighbors, co-workers, friends, and families to determine which services handled the work most efficiently.
Licensed and Insured
Verify your state’s requirement for license and insurance and then ensure the electrician is compliant to protect your most valuable asset. It is often tempting to hire an unlicensed or uninsured electrician to cut costs, but that often adds up to spending more money in the long run. Plus, you could be liable if an accident or injury occurs on your premises, adding even more to the costs.
Verify Credentials and Permits
The first step to verifying an electrician’s expertise is to inquire about licenses and insurance. The next step is to verify these credentials and permits to ensure they are valid and current. A quality electrician will immediately provide documentation for customers to verify.
Talk to Several Electricians
After comparing reviews and verifying credentials, consult with several electricians to find the right one for the project. While all of them might be qualified for the job, homeowners should find an electrician that understands their vision and wants to work with them every step of the way. Take notes during the interviews to review and determine the best candidate for the job.
While qualifications are crucial to getting the job done correctly, homeowners must also stay within their budget to avoid financial stress associated with unexpected surprises. An electrician should provide a precise estimate and include everything to be done to complete the project for homeowners to plan for payment. The goal is to find a qualified electrician that provides all the services needed for the most competitive price.
Look for Outstanding Customer Service
Finally, it helps to work with electricians dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service and that stand behind their work. Inquire about warranties and other guarantees to verify the project will be completed according to specifications. Then choose the electrician who communicates clearly and makes you feel comfortable about their skills.
Hiring an electrician is often critical to getting the job done right and avoiding additional costs related to injuries and errors. Use this checklist to find a qualified electrician that provides outstanding service within your budget.
Khalil ur Rehman is a proud born and raised in Abbottabad. Khalil has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade having contributed to several large publications including the Yahoo News and The Verge. As a journalist for The Hear Up, Khalil covers climate and science news. [email protected]