Presentation on theme: "Human Resources (HR) as a Caree r Laura Curtis, HR Manager Hull University Union."— Presentation transcript:
Human Resources (HR) as a Caree r Laura Curtis, HR Manager Hull University Union
What is HR? Learning & Development Organisation Design Talent Management Recruitment & Selection Performance Management People policy & employee relations
My CV Qualifications BA (hons) German – Hull University MSc Human Resource Management – Lincoln University (Part Time) MCIPD – chartered institute of personnel development
My CV Experience Advice Centre Volunteer Adviser – HUU (1 year) Job Exchange & Recruitment Coordinator – HUU (4 years) HR Graduate – McCain Foods – Head Office (1 year) HR Adviser – McCain Foods – Commercial &Plant based (2 years) Membership Services & HR Manager – HUU ( 1 year)
Role at McCain HR Business partner approach Support the business to achieve KPIs through people planning. Generalist HR – recruitment, reward, org design, operational, succession planning, employment law Super user for SAP and project team for implementation of system.
Role at HUU HR Manager for the Students Union (Generalist role). Membership Services Manager. Line Manager to team of 11. Responsible for recruitment, training, development, employee relations, employment law, communication to 75 permanent staff and up to 140 temporary student staff. Mentor to Sabbatical team. Key Involvement in Union Strategy/Change.
Attractions of HR Variety – can work in any field. Options – generalist – a bit of everything. Specialist – Employee Relations, Recruitment, Training and Development, Reward & Recognition, Org design. Involved in the Business at every level Consider the nature of business
Nature of business Corporate Manufacturing Public sector / Charity Global SME Contractor
Useful Skills Interest in people & how they work! Interest in how behaviour can shape an organisation. Understanding of customer needs Influencing skills Coaching skills Resilience Adaptability Enthusiasm
How to get started HR Graduate schemes / general graduate schemes HR Assistant / Administrator role General Manager – move to HR Work experience!