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Monday at Gerrards Cross – Employer Panel – What are they looking for?
October 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
On Monday, we welcome back one of the highlights of the programme. We invite you to a “Question Time” with a panel of HR Professionals kindly giving their time to provide advice on Job Search and to answer your questions.
Nick Wyatt is a HR director and generalist who has been working predominantly in the hospitality sector for regional brewers, motorway services and five star hotels. Nick has worked internationally in Dubai, Canada, France and Italy. Nick has also been a COO and has managed the operations of a number of companies for an investment house including a Jewellery Company, Travel Company, six hotels in Italy, a non performing loan company and a food concept development company. He has a very good understanding of what employers are looking for within the recruitment process of good, bad and indifferent CVs, interview techniques and psychometric testing of candidates.
Louise Gibson is the Branch Manager at Waitrose and Partners in Northwood and has been employed with them for 18 years. She has spent the majority of her time working in shops, but also working at Head Office in a couple of different roles. Since having her first daughter twelve years ago she has worked four days a week. Now with three children Louise works flexibly for four days across the seven days of the week. Responsible for 130 partners in the branch and with 20,000 customers per week, she has a passion for the people who work for her and enjoys developing them.
Malcolm Falconer is a retired Senior HR Director with over 40 years international engagement mainly working in the IT Industry. Malcolm has gained extensive experience in Change Management, Sales Compensation & Commissions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Compensation & Benefits, Performance Management, Organisational Design, Training & Development and Recruitment. Currently a volunteer speaker at The East Berkshire Executive Job Club, which runs on a Thurday morning and the Lead in a local Schoool Engagement Programme to better prepare imminent school leavers for work.
Erin Berry is an HR profesional operating on an international platform, she has been partnering with business leaders for over 25 years; helping to unlock company potential through commercially smart People strategies and practices.
Supporting scalable growth across a variety of geographic, legislative and cultural jurisdictions, she has been responsible for leading transformational change for organisations spanning all continents.
PRINCE2 certified with a degree in Human Resource Management and Business Studies, Erin has been a broad-level operator drawing from a wide array of industry experience and global market challenges; ranging from scale-up SMEs to blue-chip organisations.