‘Brand-Hearted’ – An HR Director’s Passion With Developing Talent

‘Brand-Hearted’ – An HR Director’s Passion With Developing Talent

At IHG, we understand the importance of the individual. Every day, our amazing people are applying their personal touch and making their mark around the world. We are working hard too, striving to create a welcoming culture that encourages individuality, whilst encouraging personal development.

Each member of the IHG team plays a key role in our success and we give them ample opportunities to develop further. We want our people to feel motivated, supported and encouraged to move their career forward within our organisation.

Yvonne is a HR Director, and sees the IHG company culture at close quarters. How individuality and talent are encouraged and rewarded within a collaborative workplace environment. She also explains how focused training and supportive feedback have enhanced her knowledge and personal development. How passion and pride of working at IHG led to her becoming ‘brand-hearted’.

 

What do you love most about working for IHG?

IHG offers innumerable development opportunities and with its extensive performance system ensures that talents are defined and receive the best possible training.

 

Yvonne HR Director office

 

 

How has working at IHG helped you in your career?

I have been offered countless training opportunities during the years with IHG. The Business School, Leading Others, Interviewing Skills, and last but not least the extensive training database Merlin/Frontline gave me leadership and time management opportunities.

 

What skills have you obtained/improved on while working at IHG?

Leadership, strategic thinking, and crucial conversations.

 

What three words would you use to describe working here?

Encouraging, teamwork and proud to work for IHG!

 

What do you love most about your job?

Being responsible and having the chance to prove my knowledge and develop, every day.

 

How would you describe the company culture here at IHG?

IHG constantly strives to advance the team by fostering employed talent and creating exciting development prospects. It is all about passion and how colleagues can use their personality and skills. And it’s a lot about being brand-hearted and being proud to work for such a great company.

 

 

Do you want a career where you are included from day one, supported with training, feedback and collaboration to turbocharge your personal development? Yvonne has progressed to senior management and so could you.

She is brand-hearted and you could love your career just like Yvonne. Join IHG and you become part of our family. We are always there for you, willing you on, giving you what you need, and encouraging you to succeed. It is all about you.

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button to explore the fantastic career opportunities that we have available.

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