What is involved in your job?
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Hi! My job involves working with all different kinds of people! I get to help on all sorts of fun projects (some like this - Modern Muse) and some more technical. My day to day admin consists of reporting/updating data and checking for quality (not the most fun, there are boring bits in every job). I have a LOT of emails/phone calls/meetings as I look after a group of people who work abroad and they like to ask me tons of questions. I check all of their travel, spending, bonus payments, pay rises.. the list goes on. I manage their contracts and have to make sure two countries have signed them and that the other country is paying us for the employee. I actually love this part of my job as I have made fabulous friendships through working so closely with different people around the business and around the world. Also, when you work in HR, a lot of people come to you with personal and work-related problems and when you are able to help them/make a positive difference it feels great.
Most of the crucial/positive changes to my career have taken courage and risk. If you have an inspiration or a dream, make a plan and execute it. It may not work.... in which case just make a new plan. ?
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Yesterday, Claire and I had the pleasure of visiting Walton High in Brooklands. We presented to around 120 students (boys and girls). "2hr slot - 4 lessons, half an hour each.... What was our topic? Modern Muse! (Obvs)
Today i decided to take a later lunch due to some meetings and attend calls whilst walking around the local lake. Luckily i work for a company that is flexible and keen on good health. It is also casual Friday in case you wondered...