Aslett has joined British Mediterranean Airways as HR officer. She moves from
De Keyser Fashion, where she provided HR support to the retail division.
will be the duties in your new role?
a new HR department for the airline, which serves 13 destinations throughout
the Middle East, central Asia and Africa.
qualifications do you hold?
postgraduate certificate in management.
do you hope to achieve in your new role?
successful integration of best practice systems to provide the tools for
significant growth of the organisation over the next five years.
aspects are you most looking forward to?
an airline gives me the ability to gain knowledge of a new and interesting
industry. It operates a diverse network and I very much look forward to
broadening my horizons and visiting places in central Asia, such as Baku and
is the strangest situation you have been in at work?
by the airline’s destinations, the strangest situations are yet to come.
do you think the role of HR will change over the next five years?
will be increasingly involved in measuring the organisation’s people against
the bottom line.
is the ultimate guru?
Brady, managing director of Birmingham City Football Club.
is your essential viewing?
Kay’s Phoenix Nights.
the best thing about HR?
variety – no two days are ever the same.
do you fill your spare time?
I am not catching up, I like to travel, which is why I am so excited about
joining an airline with flights to such fascinating parts of the world.
is the greatest risk you have ever taken?
offered two jobs on the same day and choosing the unconventional one over the
more secure option.
advice would you give to people starting out in HR?
expect to be the ‘good fairy’ all of the time.
you could do any job in the world, what would it be?
a struggling band or football team – the challenge of achieving success through
would play you in the film of your life and why?
Minogue, as we look so much alike.
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