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TED-style talks: 6 awesome speakers on the hour from 9am

Be inspired and get the inside scoop when you join industry leaders at TED-style talks at the Epic Job Expo. Running on the hour from 9am, you will get insights into topics such as Building your Brand; The Power of a Humanities Degree and The Future World of Work, among others. No matter your degree or background, there are topics that will be of interest to you. It’s your one chance to connect with industry heavy-weights and get their view on key career challenges. Spaces are limited to 60 seats per talk – so it’s essential to book now via MyCareer. You snooze you lose, and you really don’t want to miss out on this opportunity of a lifetime.

Confirmed speakers include:

James Hu9am

Building your brand

James Hu

James began his career at Unilever in 2012 as an HR Graduate after completing his studies at the University of Cape Town.  James now leads the talent management and employer brand agenda for Unilever in Africa and has recently moved into a global role heading up learning and development for Africa. James also currently sits on the board of directors of Engineers Without Borders South Africa. 

 

 

 


Manuel De Jesus10am

Why everyone should understand software and its capabilities

Manuel De Jesus
CEO and Co-founder, SOLIDitech

Manuel founded SOLIDitech in November 2001 with the goal of building a South African software development company specialising in Internet Service Provider automation. Manuel has a B.Sc. (Cum Laude) in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pretoria, and has designed and implemented numerous Internet-based software applications servicing millions of end-users.

 


Zama Airy Mvulane11am

The power of a Humanities Degree

Zama Airy Mvulane
Manager of the Office of the Chief Whip of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP)

Zama Mvulane has provided content support to various committees of Parliament. He joined the Office of the Chief Whip in 2006 as a researcher before becoming the Senior Advisor and then Manager to the Chief Whip of the NCOP.

 

 


TASMIN COLEMAN12pm

Understanding and using LinkedIn

Tasmin Coleman
HR Executive, RCL Foods

A seasoned Talent Acquisition Professional with 15 years’ experience, Tasmin is regarded as one of South Africa’s leading minds relating to strategic talent acquisition within large organisations.

 

 

 


David Buckham1pm

What does the future of work look like?

David Buckham
Founder and CEO, Monocle (Platinum Sponsor)

A finance and technology expert, David has consulted and lectured extensively on risk management and finance. Citing the tectonic changes taking place in the world of work today, he says there has never been a more important time to remember that we do not only work to be successful. Our attitude towards work is the distinctive feature – not in terms of success, but more importantly, in terms of happiness. David holds a Bsc in Mathematics, an MA in Literature from UCT and has completed the CFA exams.

 


James Hu2pm

 

Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace

James Hu

James began his career at Unilever in 2012 as an HR Graduate after completing his studies at the University of Cape Town.  James now leads the talent management and employer brand agenda for Unilever in Africa and has recently moved into a global role heading up learning and development for Africa. James also currently sits on the board of directors of Engineers Without Borders South Africa. 

 

 

 


Saint-Francis Tohlang3pm

Sustainability and Purpose in the workplace

Saint-Francis Tohlang
Communications Manager and Head of Innovation,
Nestle (Southern Africa)

An avid business and consumer trends analyst, cultural observer and commentator on the flux generation, Tolhang is passionate about innovation and youth issues in Africa.

 

 


Inspired yet? Watch this space for further details. Seats are limited so book your spot now.

 

More information will be added to these talks as soon as it becomes available.

 

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