Five Minutes With….Belinda Mills, HR manager at iFactory

Digital agency HR manager Belinda Mills from iFactory talks about HR challenges and why she’d like to have dinner with Enid Blyton.

Five Minutes With….Belinda Mills, HR manager at iFactory
How would you sum up HR professionals in two words?
 
Approachable, subjective.
 
What is the best advice you’ve ever been given?
 
Be an advocate for what is right.
 
What are some of the biggest challenges that HR deals with?
 
Recruitment and retention.
 
How do you see the role of HR changing in the future?
 
The use of technology and social media is changing the way business attracts new employees.
 
What’s your favoured style of coffee?
 
Flat white.
 
If you could invite three people to dinner, dead or alive and excluding family and friends, who would that be and why?
 
Oprah – for interesting conversation
Robin Williams – for a laugh
Enid Blyton – To say thanks for writing all those beautiful stories that captured my imagination as a child. Now I am lucky enough to see those same stories being enjoyed by my own children.
 
Complete this sentence: If I wasn’t in HR, I’d be….
 
A mechanical engineer.
 

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