Top tips for HR and people professionals

How you can make your life easier and progress in your career

In this episode 220 of the podcast I bring you an interview with Fay Wallis who is a specialist career coach who helps HR and People Professionals.

In this episode of the podcast we cover:

  • What the key issues are for HR and people professionals.
  • Tips on how to address the key issues.
  • Time Management tools techniques and resources for HR professionals.
  • Being pulled in different directions and how to manage this.
  • How to deal with confidence issues and manage imposter syndrome.
  • How to influence in your role.

    Fay Wallis

    If you work in the HR or People team and want to have a successful and fulfilling career but have a challenge that’s getting in the way, I’m here to help. A qualified career and executive coach with a background in HR, here are some of the ways I can support you with building your skills, confidence, opportunities and impact at work:

    Why not download the free condensed pdf version of my popular HR Planner? It’s a brilliant tool to help you get: clear on your work & career goals, organised & on top of your workload, and ready to make an impact & impress in your role.

    Here’s the link to download your copy:

    HR Coffee Time features regularly in the top 10 Apple UK Careers Podcasts Chart, and hit the Number 2 spot in April 2023. It’s created especially to help you with your HR/People career. You can find it by searching for ‘HR Coffee Time’ on all the major podcasting platforms, or visiting this page of the Bright Sky website:


    • 1:1 coaching
    • Inspiring HR – group coaching programme
    • Interview coaching
    • Career change coaching
    • Online courses for LinkedIn and CV writing

    After founding Bright Sky Career Coaching in 2016 and spending several years helping hundreds of people across many sectors and levels with their careers, I realised that I got the most joy from coaching HR and People professionals. So, since September 2022, I now focus all my efforts on supporting them.

    To help more ‘People people’, I’ve hand-picked a small team of expert coaches, also with an HR background, who work alongside me and share Bright Sky’s values of:

    • Empathy: We are warm, understanding and supportive.
    • Expertise: Our coaches are highly qualified, with relevant HR backgrounds.
    • Empowerment: We ensure our clients have the confidence, energy and skills to move forward.

    We’re here to give you what you need to get to where you want to be. And if we’re not a good fit, we’ll point you to someone who is.

    𝗣𝗵𝗼𝗻𝗲: 0330 223 2761

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    Would you like to arrange training for your team to reduce the risk of both unhappy employees and claims being made against you? Please get in touch for a no obligation discussion, we can offer training anywhere in the UK in person or delivered remotely via MS Teams.

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    As part of our HR Harbour annual subscription service for employers we provide guidance and training for employers, supervisors and managers. If you would like to know more about the HR Harbour Service and how you can get unlimited support from as little as £210 per month please contact me for a no obligation discussion – or you can find full details here: HR Harbour

    Don’t forget you can contact us by telephone 01983 897003, 01722 653001, 020 3470 0007, 0191 375 9694 or 023 8098 2006

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