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Futureproof Your Career is the essential guide to improving your career and taking full advantage of opportunities for progression. With a major focus on the changing business, economic and technological landscape, it explores the new challenges of job retention and career progression.
With the impact of the pandemic, the ongoing fourth industrial revolution, the broadening awareness of institutionalized discrimination and the concerns around an economic recession, it is an understatement to say that we're entering a 'new normal' in which working patterns and career trajectories have irreversibly changed. From two leading academics, this is both a practical guide to success and an enlightening insight into the future of work. It draws upon both the authors' academic research and an international array of case studies and interviews to provide engaging and illuminating insights
Futureproof Your Career features key insights into how jobs and networking are dramatically transforming, and provides readers with the ability to develop a stronger awareness of new opportunities and become better prepared to safeguard their jobs and bolster their career in this new landscape
Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj is Associate Professor in Entrepreneurial Leadership and Gender Diversity at HEC Paris in Qatar. She works at a global level on policy advice on gender diversity and has delivered leadership training programs internationally bringing thought leadership to organizations and supporting leaders to develop effective cultures to nurture innovation.
She is the author of Succession in Asian Family Firms and Championing Women Leaders Beyond Sponsorship. She is a regular contributor to Forbes Europe and has been interviewed by the BBC, the FT, the Times and Yahoo Finance.
Naeema Pasha is Director of Future of Work, Equity and Careers in Henley Business School where she established the World of Work (WOW) to explore future of work readiness. Her work focuses on AI impact, human skilling and equity leadership. She recently led a major piece of research on Race Equity in Henley, which highlighted the importance of addressing Race from a future of work perspective.
Naeema has contributed to various publications and media outlets including Wired, Forbes, The Voice, Stylist, Cosmopolitan, Raconteur, and the BBC. She also wrote a chapter for the book A New World Post COVID-19: Lessons for Business, the Finance Industry and Policy Makers. She also contributed to Microsoft's 'Unlocking the UK's Potential with Digital Skills' report.
Naeema has been shortlisted as one of the Top 30 Global Thinkers, 2021 by HR Magazine, and was voted in the Top 50 Global AI Ethics Thinkers, 2020. She has also spoken at the UK Parliament on Equity and Future of Work.