Cindy O'Dea is an experienced Human Resources Manager with experience in all aspects of HR and a Masters Degree in HR Management. She has worked in a range of industries and sectors, including mining and all three tiers of government. Cindy is most passionate about equipping Managers with people management skills that are so vital but not necessarily inherent and something that many organisations need assistance with. Cindy was a guest blogger for the 2015 Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) National Convention. Her blog, practicalhrstrategies.com.au, provides practical tips for managing people.