Now in my 8th year of employment, I was thrilled at the opportunity to develop my career in moving to Cyprus as the HRBP for Sodexo Defence Cyprus. This opportunity has enabled me to develop my career and continue with a company I LOVE working for.
Having recently celebrated their 2nd birthday the Sodexo Shared Service Centre, PeopleCentre, is establishing itself as an award winning centre by delivering an exceptional level of service to its customers. Being the HR Director of this busy HR Shared Centre team can be an extremely rewarding role, Carmen Drinkwater shares a typical day with us.
I met some very inspirational people when I visited York barracks recently and I don’t say that lightly! The service and dedication they show to their roles, Sodexo and the military is amazing and heartfelt. Lynda Rippin, Services Manager, showed me around and looked after me all day. One of the first people Lynda introduced me to was Al Betteridge (Catering Manager). Al has worked for Sodexo for 3 years.
Being an HR Business partner in Sodexo is both rewarding and challenging; here Victoria Smith gives us some valuable insight into her daily life as an HR Business Partner within Sodexo Defence.
MOD Stafford is currently home to the 22 Signals and Tactical Supply Wing. By September they will be joined by 16 Signal Regiment and 1 Armoured Divisional Regiment by September who are the returning military personnel and their families from HQ British Forces Germany.
The Sodexo Resourcing Team had recently been involved in recruiting some hospitality and event management roles for the Sodexo Team at Ascot Racecourse, so when the HR Business Partner invited us along for a tour round we thought it would be a great idea! The Sodexo HR team at Ascot support the people on site, who provide facilities and hospitality services for Royal Ascot.
Thursday 14th May 2015 saw the 28th Big Hospitality Conversation hosted by Sodexo at one of our premier Sports Leisure and Travel contracts, St James Park, home to Newcastle United FC. This event was a real opportunity for Sodexo to showcase what working for the world’s 18th largest employer is like.
A colleague recently asked me if the recruitment agencies that we were looking to engage with and select for our PSL understood our core business values, and if this was to be measured as part of the selection process?…….