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Fri, 16 Oct


B4, Admiralty Centre

Career Talk Series - Strategies for Career Transition

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Career Talk Series - Strategies for Career Transition
Career Talk Series - Strategies for Career Transition

Time & Location

16 Oct 2009, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

B4, Admiralty Centre

About the Event

In the third session of the Career Talk Series, we are delighted to welcome Ms. Farida Lau from Manpower Professional to talk about the mindset & skillset that are required, but many post-graduate students are puzzling at, if they want to get hold of their transferrable skills to move into other profession or industry sector.  The followings will be discussed: 

•  Overview of Talent Crunch situation •  What is Career Transition? •  Why Career Transition? •  When do you need a Career Transition? •  Foreseeable Difficulties in Career Transition •  How to get prepared in Career Transition? •  Why Career Management? •  In what way can a Recruiter help? •  Summary •  Q & A 

About the Speaker

Farida is an active key member of major Finance & Accounting related trade association.  She has more than 20 years of professional knowledge and experience in financial and start-up management for business operations in the Asia Pacific region. She started her career as an Auditor in Toronto and then held various positions in Hong Kong as Regional Financial Controller, Regional Finance Director and Commercial Director for dynamic multinationals including CLP, Dow Jones, Jardine Matheson and Millipore. 

Prior to joining Manpower Professional, Farida has spent the last 4 years as specialist consultant for the finance & accounting practice at Talent2 and an in-house Recruitment Manager at HSBC. She is interested in working with people and human psychology, thus considering herself as a change agent to enhance organizations' finance team and excel others' professional life by connecting them to a better and desirable career. She is a Certified Management Accountant and Certified NLP Trainer in addition to holding a Master of Social Science in Counseling and a Bachelor of Commerce.

About the Company 

Manpower helps both companies and individuals navigate the ever-changing world of work. Over 60 years of experience providing recruitment, training, assessment and selection, outsourcing and consulting services means, she can help clients make sense of the forces shaping tomorrow's workplace. For more details, please visit here

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