A SEASONED Human Resource and leadership expert, Dr Hazel Bernard Amuah has advised young female professionals and leaders to become problem finders and agile to stay relevant in their organisations.
“It will become a thing of the past soon where problem solving skills are needed requisites in the market place but rather one’s ability to anticipate and respond before crisis will be the differentiating factor” she said.
Speaking at the Intelligent Lady Dialogue Series, a monthly leadership and professional webinar on Sunday, she said “there would be more robotics and automation during this period and post Covid-19, therefore most problems of organisation would be solved by robots and machines.”
Dr Hazel added that to keep up with the times, one must be agile, be technologically sound, digital savvy, work with speed, be innovative and develop new ways of doing things.
Expounding on the theme ‘Grace and Grit,’ she opined that women need to have a well detailed plan for their career and make sure resources are available to assist their course.
She reiterated that married women should plan their career with their spouses in order to establish understanding and advised men to support and assist their wives attain success in their careers as it will be to their own benefit.
Dr Hazel in her presentation shared her academic, social, spiritual and career journey with the ladies. She openly shared her challenges, difficulties and failures in corporate life, admonishing on the do and don’ts in the corporate field while mentioning the importance of mentoring and taught on the appropriate way to write a curriculum vitae.
On her part, the founder of The Intelligent lady Network who served as the host, Mrs Princess Sekyere Bih, said “the wealth of knowledge received from the webinar will definitely lead to professional and leadership advancement if put into practice.”
She expressed her appreciation to Dr Hazel for sharing her career experiences and knowledge with the ladies.
The Intelligent Lady Dialogue Series is a monthly leadership and professional development seminar organised by The Intelligent Lady Network. It has hosted successful intelligent women including Mrs Gifty Afenyi Dadzie, Dr Angela Dwamena-Aboagye and Dr Harriet Ansah from Canada.