5 minutes with… Catherine Crowley, Director of People and Culture, Swisse

HC talks to National HR Summit speaker Catherine Crowley about her achievements and the changing role of HR.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
It’s only what you think of it that makes it so…
 
What challenges do you think HR will face in the next 10 years?
People’s needs and demands are becoming more and more complex – they need more support, flexibility and an increasingly bespoke approach. Moving managers toward a “Mindful Leadership” approach will be key.
 
What is the most interesting aspect of your role?
Workplace Culture
 
What do you feel is your biggest professional achievement to date?
Being respected by those I respect.
 
How would you sum up HR professionals in two words?
People Power
 
Complete this sentence: If I weren’t in HR, I’d be…
A psychologist

Catherine Crowley will be speaking on leadership development at the National HR Summit on 10-11 March 2015. Find out more and register here.

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