Posts Tagged ‘career profile’

Marc Burns Career Profile

Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we talk to Marc Burns, training and development manager at Jet2.com. He shares his career journey, why L&D is more than a ‘box ticking exercise’ and the importance of creating a culture where people want to progress in their careers. He also tells us the craziest thing he’s done to impress a potential boss – involving a flash mob among 250 customers – and got the job!

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we talk to Steve Wilkins, HR manager at FedEx Express on his favourite holiday spot, how he got into HR, and why he believes we should make our own career luck.

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we talk to Bill Maynard, UK recruitment & resource lead at EC Harris about the best advice he’s ever received, what new food trend in the UK he’s most excited about, and how his current role was just the challenge he needed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we talk to Nicola Williamson, HR director – Europe at IHG about how she’s overcome her career challenges, how every day at her first job was like a night out, and the craziest thing she’s done to land a job. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we talk to Alan Watkins, CEO of Complete Coherence about the perks and downsides of owning your own business, the one book he hopes everyone reads, and how he got to where he is now. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we profile Gary Brewer, global head of OD & reward at William Grant & Sons. He shares his career journey, his regular Friday night plans, and the challenges of being in a global HR position.

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we profile Will Leonelli, peopleworks leader at Flight Centre UK. He shares the most rewarding part of his role, why career setbacks have actually helped him succeed, and the best advice he’s been given. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we profile Sarah Wheatley, resourcing manager at Teach First. She shares how important her organisation’s values are to her, her proudest career moment so far, and the best advice she’s received. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we profile John Scott, a mediator that owns his own business, Abune. He shares why he loves being his own boss, his favourite band, and why he’s happy didn’t take the advice of his careers teacher. Read the rest of this entry »

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Get to know your peers in the global HR community through our career profile series. Today, we profile Lucy Adams, former HR director at the BBC and keynote speaker at our upcoming future talent conference, on how the Savile crisis tested her resilience, what she deems ‘proper’ rock and roll, and the advice she would give to her 22-year-old self.

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