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LIVE Event Series: what recruiters want breakfast

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


Please note, due to unforeseen circumstances there has been a late change of speaker for tomorrow's event. Robert Davey, Diversity Inclusion Australia, will replace Steven Asnicar.


This event is at capacity and registration is closed.


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, Robert Davey, Director of Diversity and Inclusion Australia, and Edwin Trevor-Roberts, CEO of Trevor-Roberts.

You'll gain 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.

The event will also 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.




Robert Davey

Rob Davey is a Director of Diversity Australia Pty Ltd.  He leads the organisation which specialises in diversity performance, managing change, strategy alignment, leadership, business planning, and people and culture. 

Rob has worked with many clients across multiple industries on various people related strategies using a model around self-management, relationship management and working ‘in’ and ‘on’ the business.  He has facilitated several hundred workshops on topics including; unconscious bias, interview skills, adult learning, recruitment strategy, business planning and specialises in identifying critical elements to success and project planning change.


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.