Blend of expertise to improve organisational performance

Starbucks Coffee UK’s Human Resources Director will be the keynote speaker at a conference in Aberdeen, designed to help delegates reap the benefits of good personnel management and improve their organisation’s performance.

Joyce Woodrow is presenting at ‘Best’ Practice Makes Perfect 08.

The event, which is aimed at anyone who deals with personnel issues, including line managers, businesspeople and Human Resources professionals, takes place at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on Tuesday, 9th September 2008.

It is organised by cushydoos, the associate event management company of Aberdeen-headquartered training, human resource, and recruitment consultancy, the Urquhart Partnership.

Karen Reid, cushydoos Business Development Director, said:

“This conference offers those attending an excellent opportunity to share best HR practice and how this can make a positive impact on their individual organisation’s performance through their most valuable asset – their people.

“The event itself involves a great deal of interaction and, at the end of the session, delegates will have identified practical solutions which they will be able to use on a day-to-day basis.

“We’re also delighted to welcome the HR Director of such as well known global brand as Starbucks to Aberdeen to share her knowledge and experience with those attending.”

Other guest speakers are:

Sylvia Halkerston, HR Director at independent food ingredients manufacturer Macphie of Glenbervie;

Lili Hunter, Employment Lawyer and Partner at regional law firm Ledingham Chalmers LLP;

Alan Crozier, Managing Director at Q4 Consulting and Dean Hunter, Director of Human Resources at energy services company, Production Services Network.

Delegates will also take part in interactive workshops, as well as participate in a question and answer session.

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