AcceleratED Careers Conference

Insights and Takeaways

The AcceleratED Careers Conference, held on March 18th, 2023, was a resounding success, with attendees from various industries and professions coming together to gain insights, discover new career paths, and network with peers and industry professionals.

The conference featured esteemed speakers who shared their expertise on various topics, including how to adopt the right mindset, what a future-proofed career looks like, and how to transition into a new career path. Attendees were also treated to an engaging fireside panel discussion with the speakers, where they received mentorship and guidance on their burning career questions.

One of the key takeaways from the conference was the importance of adopting a growth-oriented mindset in today’s ever-changing job market. Dr. Laila Macharia, one of the speakers at the conference, emphasized that having the right mindset is essential for career growth and success. 

She stressed the need for professionals to embrace change, take calculated risks, and continually learn and develop new skills to remain relevant in their fields.

Another takeaway from the conference was the significance of career mapping. Nkirote Mwiti, a speaker at the event, highlighted the need for professionals to have a clear career plan and roadmap to achieve their career goals. She shared practical tips on how to create a career map, including identifying one’s values, strengths, and areas of interest, and leveraging networking opportunities to expand one’s career options.

Dr. Anthony Maina, another speaker at the conference, shared insights on how to transition into a new career path successfully. He encouraged professionals to identify transferable skills and experiences from their previous roles and use them to build a strong foundation for a new career. He also emphasized the need for self-awareness and resilience during the transition process.

One of the highlights of the conference was the moderation by Ciku Munuku, a seasoned coach. Munuku shared insights on the importance of continuous learning and staying adaptable in today’s rapidly changing job market. 

Overall, the AcceleratED Careers Conference was a great success, providing valuable insights and practical tips for career professionals looking to advance in their careers. The event was an excellent opportunity for attendees to network, learn from industry experts, and gain inspiration and motivation to take their careers to the next level. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for our attendees and wish them all the best in their career journeys.

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