Event title

LIVE Event Series: what recruiters want breakfast

What recruiters want: how to forge a path to the C-Suite

What skills do companies really want?

If you’re looking to take the next step in your career, join us for our next LIVE breakfast event and discover what businesses are looking for when they’re hiring leaders and executives. Our LIVE event series provides today’s Leaders, Innovators, Visionaries, and Executives with the knowledge they need to transform, grow, and succeed.

Enjoy a sit-down breakfast as you hear from Dr Terry Fitzsimmons, Lecturer in Leadership at UQ Business School, Steven Asnicar, Director of Urban Global and Diversity and Inclusion Australia, and Edwin Trevor-Roberts, CEO of Trevor-Roberts.

Terry and Steven will provide insight into which key characteristics are valued by companies and boards when assessing candidate fit, and discuss what you can do to develop these skills.

Edwin will explore the links between these characteristics and how to develop a strategy that aligns with your individual career ambitions. He’ll share practical strategies and insights from executives on how they developed these capabilities across their careers and the lessons they learned along the way.

Attend this event to:

  • learn about the in-demand skills organisations and recruiters are looking for
  • gain insight into why these skills are increasingly valued today
  • explore how you can develop the skills you need to future-proof your career
  • ask the presenters specific questions during Q&A.


Presenter bio: 

Dr Terry Fitzsimmons

Terry is a lecturer in leadership and management at UQ Business School. He is also a consultant and public speaker in the areas of strategy, gender diversity, and management. Terry's current research interest is focused on gender equality in all areas of leadership.




Steven Asnicar

Steven is Director of Diversity Inclusion Australia and Urban Global. He is passionate about organisational strategy that creates diverse and inclusive workplace culture, and has extensive experience managing relationships with government, media, public stakeholders, and staff.



Edwin Trevor-Roberts

Edwin is CEO of Trevor-Roberts, and has over twenty years of experience in career and leadership development. He holds a PhD from UQ Business School, which explores career uncertainty, and is a regular writer on workplace culture, and leadership in Australia.



Female business professional talking to collegues.
Thursday 08 Jun 2017
7:00am to 9:00am
Event location: 
UQ Business School Executive Venue - Level 19, 345 Queen Street, Brisbane.