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Taking HR from Stone Age to Space Age

Senior #leadership roles can be demanding from the "get go" at a personal and professional level. When this new role involves a cross border and cross industry move, the risk quotient goes up exponentially. #SehrAhmed, Founder and CEO, #ExecutiveEdge Limited narrates her own experience and explains how the right planning, #strategy and mindset can help you hit the ground running and come out ahead. The company is looking for an #HR #Head Asia Pacific to take "HR from Stone A

I was a senior banker in Asia. I ended up flipping burgers in McDonald’s

by Simon Mortlock 07 June 2018 - efinancialcareers Whether out of arrogance or ignorance, bankers are renowned for taking a dim view of their human resources colleagues. But what happens when a banker unexpectedly becomes an #HR professional? Sehr Ahmed is a rare case in point. Back in 2001, Ahmed, now a Hong Kong-based executive coach, had reached the senior ranks in front-office banking. She’d worked in Asia and Canada since 1989 at #Deutsche Bank, #ANZ and #HSBC, and had r