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An Unexpected Side Effect of COVID-19 - Career Resilience

25 March 2021, 11:00 - 12:00 - Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 05:00)

With the arrival of a vaccine, you may soon go back to your old working habits and write off 2020 as a blip in your career. How can you learn from the effects of the pandemic to future proof your career? Together we will work through a series of resilience tests to ensure you are ready to ride out times of change and uncertainty.

Katherine Wiid is a Career Management Coach based in Cambridge, UK with 24 years in recruitment and career management. Asked what she thinks is the single most important ingredient to career success she says Motive Matters! Being consciously aware of what drives us, how we process information and how we make decisions is key to managing our careers successfully. She is one of just 550 people in the world to have mastered a psycho linguistic conversational tool (the LAB Profile) based on speech patterns. She uses these insights to help her clients pinpoint their decision-making triggers and become clear on how they can get the most from their careers. She coaches and mentors working professionals across many cultures and job roles in the UK, Europe and South Africa.

Prue Butterworth is a Go-to-market strategist, with an impeccable record for helping clients launch offerings successfully. She has 20 years of experience as a technical marketing lead at companies ranging from start-ups to some of today's biggest tech companies across IP, martech, adtech and fintech.
Previously, Prue served as Product Marketing Manager, then Solutions Marketer at ARM Ltd, Product Marketing Lead at Global Graphics, The Access Group and more recently Global Commercialisation Director at Oracle. Prue shepherded five start-ups to merger, acquisition, or Initial Public Offering.

Jo Stansfield is founder and director of a social enterprise offering Diversity and Inclusion consultancy in the technology and engineering domains. Her vision is to ensure tomorrow's technology is built by, and equally benefits, everyone across society.  Alongside this, she is Global Lead for Diversity and Inclusion for a leading FTSE 100 technology firm. Jo began her career as an engineer, developing enterprise software for global industry, spanning oil & gas, automotive, aerospace and marine sectors. She brings deep understanding of the engineering culture, and lived experience as a woman within it, to her work in support of diversity and inclusion in tech and engineering.