Simone Seasoned in Trinidad and Tobago
Meet Simone Bowen, she is CSHRP’s Vice President of Communications. She is a seasoned HR Practitioner from Trinidad and Tobago and is the President of the Human Resources Management Association of Trinidad and Tobago (HRMATT ). Ms. Bowen is presently a Freelance Recruiter, Resume Writer, Employee Wellbeing Advocate, Peacemaker, and the Managing Director at PassionHR Consulting Services.
-What is your favorite thing about CSHRP and how it has benefited you?
“My favorite thing about CSHRP is the energy and generosity of the professionals. I believe everyone is interested in each other’s growth and are committed to building the HR profession.”
–When did you know you love HR?
“I knew I loved HR because I felt a fire ignite in my soul every time, I spoke about finding solutions for people and organizations.”
-How do you define success and what drives you to succeed?
“Success is doing what you love and being able to make a difference in the world around you. I am driven to succeed because each day I want to be a better version of myself.”
-What do you feel proudest of in your career?
“I feel proudest about my continuous professional growth. I achieved each goal I set for myself.”
-What lesson in your life has been the most valuable?
“Trust yourself and be true to who you are as a person.”
-What is one piece of advice would you give to graduates looking to become an accomplished HR professional like you?
“You need to be more than a people person to become an accomplished HR professional. You need to have the courage to deal with some difficult and unpopular decisions.”
-What is your dream for CSHRP?
“My dream for CSHRP is for it to be a unifying force for the HR profession throughout the region.”