I am an innovative young HR Professional ready to change and add value to the workforce. I am also passionate about research. I have proven ability to be result-orientated in line with organisational goals & culture. I am a self-motivated, easy-going & confident individual of a cheerful personality. I have a Master of Commerce in HR and I am pursuing my PhD. I am also affiliated with the Golden Key Honours Society.
I have worked in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry as a junior HR Officer taking care of KwaZulu-Natal and some African countries. I then became a T&A Project Specialist. Some of my key achievements:
1. Drew up all the Time and Attendance (T&A) challenges which was presented by my colleague to the IT team in India which helped to draw solutions for T&A in Smollan South Africa
2. My innovative thinking, problem solving and communication skills allowed KZN to become the first region to reach increased T&A statistics with an improved rate from approximately 40% to over 75%
3. Implementation of various HR strategies for employee engagement and simplistic execution of HR procedures.
I want to offer my help and expertise to people who really need it (especially SMEs/small businesses) and are struggling to get the help that they require. I can assist you in different facets of strategic HR & and also academics comprising of dissertation planning, research proposals, journal writing and technical editing. With regards to my academic profession, I am in the process of publishing three articles (2 journal articles and 1 Golden Key article) and I was a research assistant for UKZN.
My profession allows me to change lives everyday in the spirit of Ubuntu. I believe HR is an area where we are always looking at raising the bar and taking people and processes to the next level! If any of the above sounds interesting and you think it would be a potential fit to work together, kindly send me an invite. Additionally, you can check out my LinkedIn profile: www.linkedin.com/in/prashanti-maharaj-ab405041