HR Talent Executive – Nic Fourie
It’s fun, the people are passionate, and there are endless opportunities.
In a nutshell, what is your role and what does an average day consist of?
My role is to find passionate, awesome people who can help to mould the brand with their own unique creative touch! My average day consists of sorting out people issues or HR related challenges.
What makes you such an important part of the team?
I don’t think I am ‘such an important’ part of the team, but it is important for me to create an open-minded HR function for my co-workers and to bring laughter and passion into the office and hostels. I try to live our PRIDE values.
What’s your favourite part of the job?
To fly to different countries, meet new interesting people, and the part where you tell someone ‘You’ve got the job’.
What is your guilty pleasure?
Three words to describe you best.
Funny. direct. friendly
What’s on your iPod/ MP3 player?
Michael Jackson and house music
Any hidden talents or party tricks?
Yes, I speak Xhosa. The people like the clicks.
What is your nickname?
‘Little Nic’ – Since Nick Leonard is referred to as big Nick
What’s your tipple of choice?
What’s the best compliment you’ve ever received?
‘Nic, it takes so little to make you happy’
What’s your idea of a perfect day?
Waking up in South Africa on a summers morning and going to the beach.
Favourite motto/ proverb?
The key to the universe is having an open mind.