Five minutes with… Rob Phipps, chief people officer, South Pacific at Yum Restaurants International

HC speaks to HR Summit speaker Rob Phipps, Yum Restaurants’ CPO.

Five minutes with… Rob Phipps, chief people officer, South Pacific at Yum Restaurants International
What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
Be patient
 
What challenges do you think HR will face in the next 10 years?
Identifying what the workplace of the future is, along with what jobs will exist. Traditional “work" is slowly disappearing. 
 
What is the most interesting aspect of your role?
Helping support the fabulous work we do training and developing the youth of Australia.
 
What do you feel is your biggest professional achievement to date?
Helping to create the great culture in my company.
 
How would you sum up HR professionals in two words?
Change leaders
 
Complete this sentence: If I weren’t in HR, I’d be…
Totally bored! 

Rob Phipps will be speaking at the National HR Summit 2015 on best-practice leadership development programs. Find out more and register here.

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