Investors in People Scotland
Nicola is a self-employed specialist with Investors in People Scotland and is committed to developing Scotland’s young workforce. As an ambassador for Investors in Young People, Nicola’s passionate and optimistic approach supports employers in developing and improving their youth employment practices.
Employers, of which many are construction, have described Nicola as inspiring, energetic and full of encouragement and Young People have described Nicola as fun which makes them feel comfortable in talking about their jobs in a way they never thought was possible.
Prior to this, Nicola spent 12 years as an HR Business Partner in the College Education Sector which involved supporting a range of trades; 12 years as a Training and Development Manager for an American Private Healthcare company based in the UK and 3 years as a banking officer.
Believe it not Nicola started her career undertaking a 1 year youth training scheme and believes everyone has the potential to be a high performer but sometimes they may need a little help and encouragement along the way.