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The Expectation Gap - How to Avoid Falling Into It

4 March 2021, 11:00 - 12:00 - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

Managing the gap between your expectations of work and that of your employer is a tricky balance. Are your expectations realistic? Stepping into your employer's shoes can be the key to understanding what's expected and what to expect. Learn how to narrow the expectation gap and ensure both parties are on the same side so you can have a strong working partnership from day one.

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.

Kelly Drewery is a Business Psychologist who helps organisations understand and solve people problems they may be experiencing.  She focuses on helping them build a great relationship with their workers. Her company, Talent Glue, is all about creating the stickiness between people and employers – the energy, connections and reputation we have that attracts each other – in a way that is healthy, productive and mutually rewarding.  She loves Lego and is currently pondering on how to blend this into her business activities.