Licia Dewing has an incredible journey that includes international recruitment assignments, working for some amazing business and brands, and also the decision to leave that all behind to follow her passion – becoming a Career Strategist. Listen to this #FutureCEOs conversation to learn about making tough decisions and finding your path.
One of the main highlights of LeaderEx 2015 on 17 September was the career development master class panel discussions hosted by Future CEOs. Hlubi Mboya and Gareth Armstrong invited the likes of Phuti Mahanyele, Gil Oved, Yusuf Abramjee and other top CEOs and thought leaders to share their experiences and insights with those present.
Some people believe that loyalty to one job or company — also known as “staying put” — is the key to professional success. But Joel Peterson, chairman of JetBlue Airways, says in a recent LinkedIn post that it’s nearly impossible to develop a great career without switching jobs along the way.
Everywhere you look, experts say you need a mentor to succeed. Immediately, we picture a Yoda-like figure who will guide us on our road to wherever it is we wish to go. But, shortly after that, most of us realize we don’t have access to anyone that masterful or knowledgeable.
We’ve been called preadults, emerging adults, millennials, the lost decade. We’re told our 20s are the “defining decade,” that 80 percent of life’s most significant events take place by age 35, women still only make between .66 to .91 cents to every man’s $1, and only hold 4.8% of Fortune 500 CEO positions. To change that, we