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November 2020 | Career Development in Challenging Times by Patrick Barr

November 2020 | Career Development in Challenging Times by Patrick Barr

Webinar Description

The purpose of this presentation is to give professionals the ability to manage and plan their careers with a particular emphasis on the current challenging job market.

Outline of subjects you will cover:

  • Understanding & communicating your value proposition
  • Best practice in managing your career
  • Future-proofing your career
  • Tips and tricks to make yourself more marketable

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About Patrick Barr


Patrick has over 25 years international leadership experience in Operations, Supply Chain & Strategic Management, he has held senior roles in Ireland, the UK & the USA in the airline, FMCG & IT industry sectors.

He is currently the owner & Managing Partner of Barr Performance Coaching. His clients are predominantly senior leaders in both domestic and international enterprises ranging in scale from Micro SMEs to major multi-nationals. Prior to taking on his current role, Patrick was a Senior Director at Microsoft, with responsibility for leading a major operating model change program. Previously in Microsoft, he had responsibility for leading the Global OEM physical & digital Supply Chain Team. Prior to joining Microsoft Patrick attained an MBA from University College Dublin and held senior Supply Chain and Procurement management positions in Diageo and British Airways.

He is passionate about leadership development and performance management and has attained post-graduate qualifications in Business Mentoring and Leadership Coaching. He is a member of the Enterprise Ireland Mentor Panel, a faculty member of the Irish Management Institute, and a member of The European Mentoring & Coaching Council. He is an International Coach Federation certified coach and joined the board of the ISPCC in July 2016.

His book The Successful Career Toolkit – a quickfire guide to mastering business skills, was published by Kogan Page in May 2019.

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Further Reading

To find more about Barr Performance Coaching, please click here.

Also, if you would like to buy Patrick's book, you can buy it from the Kogan Page website or Amazon – links below:

- Kogan Page website: Click here.

- Amazon website: Click here.


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