How Do We Get There from Here?

Track: Global Business | GB7 |   Everyone |
Friday, November 8, 2019, 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Held in: Regency 2
Mimi Hills - Hillstra Associates 
Jenny Kang - Veritas 
Allison McDougall - Amplexor
Moderator: Loy Searle

In this lively panel discussion, we will focus on localization career advancement strategies and raising our function’s strategic importance. These client and supplier-side leaders will share their pitfalls and pathways to senior positions, including specific career-building skills that have helped them: from language skills to business skills such as negotiation, and leadership skills such as building diverse teams. Our niche field often tops-out at manager — learn how they broke through this wall. We’ll discuss the role of women and underrepresented minorities in our industry, building your team’s reputation/brand within your company and what’s next after you finally get that big promotion.

Takeaways: Attendees will get tips for breaking through to the next leadership level and how to build reputation and skills required for that level.