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Personal profile

Academic Biography

Sara joined Teesside University Business School in January 2017 and has taken on the role of Marketing and Recruitment Lead for the School.

Previously Sara worked as a lecturer at Darlington College for many years teaching professional HR and Business Management courses, predominantly working with CIPD and CMI. Sara also specialises in teaching ex service leavers due for resettlement.

In addition Sara's core background is as a generalist HR Professional and has worked in the HR sector both public and private organisations with varying remits, from working with a team of HR and Training Professionals to a stand alone HR role, implementing and growing a HR function for a business whilst providing strategic HR advice.

In 2013 Sara pitched with CIPD for HR Initiative in the SME sector and came 'highly commended'. Sara has taken part as a key note speaker for CIPD conference for the SME sector and supported content for CIPD surveys and reports for HR in the SME sector.

Enterprise Interest and Activities

Sara's interest lies in general business support for SME's and the support of the local independent business.

Sara also has a keen interest in the support provided for skills and re-training for ex military personnel.