2019 Expert Outlook on Careers
9 Dec 2018
2019 Expert Outlook on Careers

Why are employers becoming more like educators? How can micro-enterprises boost business innovation? What are Gens Y and Z looking for at work? In this part of the 2019 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about what draws people to certain companies and what they seek to stick around.

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Adam Smiley Poswolsky

Adam Smiley Poswolsky is a workplace expert and keynote speaker who collaborates with organisations to empower Gen Yers, increase employee engagement, understand generational differences, improve HR and talent operations, and build a purpose-driven workplace. He is the author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough, which explores how to find meaningful work and feel motivated.

Maddie Grant

Maddie Grant is the founder of Human Workplaces, a consultancy firm that helps people reinvent their careers and helps employers reinvent their companies. She is the author of ‘When Millennials Take Over: Preparing for the Ridiculously Optimistic Future of Business’.

Oliver Sidwell

Oliver Sidwell is the CEO of Rate My Placement, the UK's leading resource for undergraduates seeking placements and internships. It lets users read reviews of placements based on first-hand experience, allowing them to make an informed decision about what companies will offer the best opportunities and career progression.

Helen Jambunathan

Helen Jambunathan is an associate insight director at Canvas8. An anthropologist and writer, she leads strategic cultural research across academia and industry. She is a fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute and the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth. Her work helps brands and organisations make more culture-connected decisions, and her analysis has been featured in media outlets including Bloomberg, The Guardian, and The Independent.