HR in the Hot Seat
What do you love most about your
The best thing about my job is the people I get to work
with on a daily basis, both within the HR team and throughout the
What are the three things you couldn't do your job
1) My To-Do list - I am forever re-writing and crossing
off bits from my to-do list. It would be impossible to keep up with
all the stuff I need to get done without it! 2) Privacy Screen -
the privacy screen on my laptop makes sure I can be looking at
confidential information without worrying too much about who is
standing around me. 3) Tea making facilities - With HR positioned
right next to the kitchen, I don't think I could get through the
day without a couple of cups of tea!
What do you think makes a good HR
To be a successful HR Assistant you need to be really
organised. You will probably be juggling many different tasks at
once so being able to keep track of what you have going on and
prioritising is key.
Who has been your greatest
While growing up, my parents ensured I had a strong
working ethic and good morals.As I am new to HR my two colleagues,
Beccy and Amy, have been so helpful in getting me started on the HR
What are your tips for
There is no doubt that at the moment it can be really
tricky to find a job, but by ensuring you never say no and take any
opportunity thrown at you, you stand the best chance of making a
good impression. I had never even considered HR as a career and
thanks to an unexpected opportunity, here I am now!
What do you do after a stressful
I like to unwind by seeing my friends and going out for
dinner - preferably some kind of noodles! Otherwise, some kind of
sport - either cycling home from work or taking part in a boot camp
or touch rugby on Clapham Common.