Mrs. Hornido graduated from the University of San Carlos, Philippines with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Before joining Al Rayyan International University College (ARIU) in partnership with the University of Derby (formerly known as Stenden University Qatar) in 2015, she gained over twelve years of combined work experience in the fields of recruitment, employee relations and discipline, and client management from three different companies in diverse industries. As HR Coordinator / Office Manager at ARIU, Mrs. Hornido works in partnership with executive management to understand the needs of employees and assist them to realize their organizational objectives. She serves as an initial point of contact for management and staff and is responsible for all operational human resource management functions. Mrs. Hornido also provides support for the development of employment policies and procedures, preparation and execution of employment contracts, performance management, interpretation of employment legislation, and recruitment, and contributes to the HR aspects of annual business plans.
Mrs. Hornido sees herself as resilient, optimistic, and often a stickler for rules. She holds the precept that an organization’s workforce is its most valuable resource and the central element to its success. To her, skill coupled with the right work ethic is what makes an employee indispensable.