Fellow Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, with over 25 years of senior management experience.

I am a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, with over 25 years senior management experience having worked in Textiles, Food, Entertainment, Professional Services, Tourism, Construction, Engineering sectors and the public sector.

Specialisms include working with SMEs and leaders of business who struggle to manage and motivate their teams. By providing them with tools and strategies, they can focus on making their business more productive, healthier and profitable, too!

Applying specialist experience and knowledge in people resource-related areas; recruitment, learning and development, talent retention, downsizing, growth strategies, employee relations, motivation and reward, change, health and wellbeing and HR strategies.

Executive Coaching

I work across all sectors providing coaching to clients in IT, professional services, food, engineering, manufacturing, sport, and hospitality. I have experience in coaching programmes with School Principals through Inspire and the HSC Leadership Centre. In my coaching, I specialise in motivating self and others, leadership, workplace conflict, creating positive and productive workplaces, business strategy, change management, budgetary controls, team collaboration and career development.

Orla contributed to the significant growth of the business as it evolved

“Orla Rafferty was employed by McMullen Architectural Systems for a total of 15 years, during which time Orla contributed to the significant growth of the business as it evolved. During that time Orla worked quickly, effectively and presented practical solutions to meet the demands of a growing Company. Orla provided good advice strategically and operationally. I would recommend Orla Rafferty to any business; Orla is a very experienced HR professional.”

Ted McMullen
Managing Director, McMullen Facades Ltd
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