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NewCareer Transition: For Senior Executives
Career change is an inevitable in today’s everchanging organisations. Whether brought about by
evolving personal aspirations or pre-determined career termination, career transition is par for the course,meaning that departments who wish to create the right environment of support for its employees’ career progression need to equip staff with the necessary career transition skills, knowledge, networks and encouragement to help them take a pro-active stance in their own present and future career management.
This one-day masterclass focuses on helping senior executives gain the skills and knowledge they need to embark on a career change. Through a blend of presentations, case studies and group discussions, this programme will provide delegates with the necessary tools and motivation to review their present and future options including any future employment avenues and aspirations, NED roles, portfolio careers, working in the charity sector and starting your own business.
Senior Executives only.
Delegates will leave with increased confidence in their own ability to achieve successful career changes, as well as having gained practical information on possible career avenues.
10:00 - 17:00
£795 + VAT
St James’s Park
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Caroline is Deputy Chair of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission, Vice President of Carers UK, a member of the Whole Education, Roffey Park and IncrediBull Boards, as well as the Founder of CW’s Consulting Box.
Caroline is Deputy Chair of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission, Vice President of Carers UK, a member of the Whole Education, Roffey Park and IncrediBull Boards, as well as the Founder of CW’s Consulting Box. Caroline has held a number of positions for the BT Group where she was formerly Director of People & Policy.
Her previous role focused on realising BT’s business ambitions through leading and implementing forward-thinking people strategies that promoted inclusivity and looked to empower individuals whilst allowing them to contribute to the community and volunteering. A pioneer and high-profile leader in the area of flexible working, she has an impressive track record of delivering sustained transformational change programmes across a complex international organisation.
Caroline’s work has been widely recognised across the industry with her appointment as HR Director of the Year at HR Magazine’s HR Excellence Awards in 2009. She is consistently placed within the top 3 positions in their annual ‘HR’s Most Influential People’ listings. This leadership was further recognised by the award of an OBE in the New Year Honours List 2010 for services to diversity and equal opportunities.
This one-day masterclass focuses on helping senior executives gain the skills and knowledge they need to embark on a career change.
This course is suitable for all aspects of career progression; from those facing imminent career changes, to those for whom career change still seems some way away.
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Keith has over 10 years’ experience working in senior roles for a charity providing individually tailored, confidential mentoring and advice on career transition.
Keith has 10 years’ experience, initially at Director Level and then as Chief Executive, working for a charity providing individually tailored, confidential mentoring and advice on career transition embracing both employment and financial aspects.
In these roles Keith gained experience liaising with supporting companies, associated advisors and mentoring organisations, which has provided him with a wide range of contacts in the field of recruitment, finance and career change.
Keith joined the Royal Navy from Merchant Taylor’s School, Crosby and graduated from Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. After serving as a finance, administration, logistics and HR specialist, he left in 2001 in the rank of Captain. His career included 9 years in the Ministry of Defence in a wide spectrum of appointments ranging from the private office of the First Sea Lord to membership of the MOD’s Financial Management Development Unit. As a Commander, he was Director of the Royal Naval Supply School and, as a Captain, lived and worked in both South America and India.
After joining The White Ensign Association in 2002 he initially led the charity’s Employment Services. He was subsequently additionally appointed as Finance Director and continued in both positions until 2008, when he became Chief Executive. In each of these roles his work entailed delivering regular presentations to large audiences on the key issues of career transition, and retirement interviewing those facing such a change and providing personal advice and guidance.
Keith is a Freeman of the City of London, a member of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, a keen sportsman and actively supports and advises several charities near his home.
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