How To Find a Career That You Love - Wilhelmina John, PepsiCo

Wilhelmina John, Learning and Development Manager at PepsiCo shares her career story and career advice for young people. Pepsico is the global food and drink corporation that owns brands such as Pepsi, Walkers, Doritos, Lays and Quaker Oats. Wilhelmina leads and designs the learning development programmes for over 50,000 people across the company. Having always enjoyed learning and helping people, she chose to follow her interests to find a career that she loves. In this interview she discusses her work and the things she’s learned along the way. Some the areas she discusses include:

  • The company culture at PepsiCo 
  • How young people can explore their passions 
  • What she studied at uni and why she wasn’t overly concerned about having a plan 
  • Advice for challenges you might face at work 
  • Why you should take opportunities outside of your comfort zone 
  • Advice that she would give to her younger self 

The Circl Interview Series asks leaders of the UK’s most exciting businesses to share their career paths and advice with the next generation of talent. Check out our other interviews with professionals from organisations such as Barclays, O2 and Facebook.