How I got where I am today

Phillips, Lucy
September 2009
People Management;9/10/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 19, p46
An interview with Steve Barnett, a chartered companion of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) in Great Britain, is presented. He states that he started training as an accountant with a local government and moved on a trainee scheme in personnel where he made it up to senior personnel officer. He says that his job as the human resources (HR) director at the first National Health Society (NHS) foundation trusts is one of his career highlights. He notes that HR in the NHS has become more professional than when he joined it.


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