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Jan Richardson Wilde CEO, OAL - Part 1 by Safaraz Ali

Jan Richardson Wilde CEO, OAL – Part 1 by Safaraz Ali –

In this week’s episode, we hear the first part of Safaraz’s conversation with Jan Richardson-Wilde, CEO of Occupational Awards Limited, They chat about how Jan has lead the organization through huge challenges. When Jan took on the CEO role, the company was still small, with only 4 employees. Then just months into her tenure, COVID-19 hit. With the company’s focus on food and drink, a sector that was decimated during this period,

Jan talks about the difficult decisions and changes needed to pivot the business – implementing technology for remote assessments, diversifying into new industries, and adapting their model. She discusses the importance of listening to employers, building strong partnerships and focusing on people. Jan provides valuable insights on resilience, change management and leading with purpose during a crisis.

Be prepared for an inspiring conversation on thriving through adversity.