Rachel Wade is not like other HR personnel – just ask some of the people she’s worked with.
It’s more than just experience, of which she has almost 20 years in a wide range of different industries, including energy, professional services, construction and property, water technology and vehicle exchange.
And it’s more than mere expertise – Rachel is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, has skills ranging from technical know-how to strategic programme leadership and was also nominated for a Women Who… Start Up award, for her work with Opt HR.
What makes Rachel really stand out from others in her field is her personality and her passion. Rachel is amazing at what she does primarily because she genuinely loves it, and this love of her work is part of a love for life in general and a genuine commitment to helping other people.
When Rachel isn’t giving 130% to her clients, she dedicates herself to her leisure pursuits with equal passion. A keen traveller who likes to combine her exploration of the world with her love of yoga, Rachel enjoyed a yoga retreat in Bali last year and is looking forward to another in Sri Lanka in 2017.
She loves having adventures in the great outdoors, and whether at the top of the mountain or on a beautiful beach, she will try anything once.
And when she can’t find the time to travel, she loves nothing more than cooking up a storm for one of her legendary dinners for friends and family.
And obviously, it goes without saying that the energy and enthusiasm she has for her work make Rachel an extremely effective partner for business owners and management teams. Not to mention the advantage her incisive thinking and people-oriented creativity give her when it comes to designing practical and flexible HR strategies that are tailor-made for each individual client.
Whether you’re a start-up, an SME or a blue-chip FTSE-listed corporation, Rachel will bring her passion and her personality to bear and deliver strategic and operational HR solutions that will drive your business forward.