Stephanie Beard is Harwood Andrews Human Resource professional who provides both strategic and operational human resource solutions. She has a pragmatic approach to her role and is conscious of being proactive.
She is passionate about partnering with the business leaders to ensure that through appropriate human resource solutions, the business is able to meet and exceed its objectives and goals.
Stephanie holds a Masters of Business with a major in Human Resources together with a Masters of Business Coaching. Whilst studying Stephanie was introduced to positive psychology and positive leadership which has changed her perspective on life, both personally and professionally.
Stephanie is passionate about coaching people, helping them achieve their goals and assisting them to discover places they didn’t know they could go.
As General Manager – People, Stephanie works closely with the CEO and the shareholders of the business to ensure that a positive culture is provided for our people to work in. The role is a diverse role which supports both the operational and strategic goals of the business.
Stephanie's key areas of focus include:
Strategic and best practice HR solutions
Coaching and career development
Talent management and succession planning
Recruitment, attraction and retention strategies
Reward and recognition strategies
Health and wellbeing of staff
Compliance and policy development
Stephanie's professional commitments include:
Certified professional member of the Australian Institute of Human Resources;
Committee member AHRI Regional Committee
Member of the ALPMA Summit committee 2015 to 2019 inclusive
Member of HR Minds
Member of Geelong Toastmasters Club
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