You've listened to the first batch of podcasts from our empowering career day, now it's time to see what's in store for part two...
Future Shapers Live in partnership with Neutrogena® was a day full of empowerment, inspiration and hands on advice. If you weren’t lucky to attend don’t worry, we recorded all 12 sessions which are now live and ready for you to enjoy.
From comedian Katherine Ryan to bestselling cookbook author Melissa Hemsley. Whether you want to know where the future of work is headed or just need few laughs, tune in to the next six tracks in our podcast series and we guarantee you’ll leave feeling inspired.
Here’s the lowdown on the next series of podcasts:
How to switch careers
Job-hopping is the norm for a generation of career nomads – chances are your final job title before retirement hasn’t been invented yet and your first job may already be extinct. This session addresses why we should switch focus from specific job titles and instead look at transferable skills, by meeting the women who have made their career pivots look effortless. Hosted by Marie Claire’s Deputy Editor Miranda McMinn, panelists include: cancer nurse-turned-lingerie entrepreneur Sadia Sisay, solicitor-turned-social media manager Lucy James, and business coach Fiona Rice.
The future of work
Our careers are changing, so how can you ensure you remain relevant and resilient in an ever-evolving market? In this session, we explore how the world of work has evolved over the past 30 years and look at the future of our workplaces and work practices to evaluate the skill set you need to stay ahead of the game and succeed in decades to come. Panelists include: CEO and founder of executive recruitment agency Further&More Sara Allen, Chief Transformation Officer at Mediacom Sue Unerman, and Worldwide Communications and Image Director at Remy Cointreau Maud Rubin.
Wellbeing at work
How to eat, breathe and exercise your way to career resilience. Beat stress, stay focused and take care of yourself as three wellbeing experts share their strategies for success. Marie Claire’s Features Editor Tracy Ramsden talks to Frame co-founder Joan Murphy, foodie Melissa Hemsley and survival expert Megan Hine.
Is there a right time to have a baby?
From juggling working motherhood, to maximising maternity leave and turning parenting into a business idea, Marie Claire’s Deputy Editor Miranda McMinn is joined by Mumsnet COO Sue Macmillan; founder of Peanut, the social network for parents, Michelle Kennedy; and parenting journalist Charlotte Philby to discuss the ups, downs, chaos and badass skills learned from the frontline of working motherhood and asks, is there ever a right time to have a baby?
The power of collaboration
‘Two heads are better than one’ – your mum’s old adage has taken on a whole new significance when it comes to modern ways of working. You’ve got a great idea for a business or venture but a crucial gap in your skills that could mean make or break when it comes to success. That’s where the perfect work partner comes in. Join Fashion Features Director Jess Wood and two brilliant business duos to talk about the secrets and challenges of teaming up with a professional ‘other half’. Happy couple number one are Alice Olins and Phanella Mayall Fine, of women’s career networking initiative Step Up Club. Perfect pairing number two are Shara Tochia and Hettie Holmes, co-founders of’healthily hedonistic’ lifestyle site DOSE.
Katherine Ryan – closing keynote
Writer, performer, comedian and presenter Katherine Ryan has forged a successful career in one of the most unforgiving industries there is: stand-up comedy. So what has she learned? For this year’s closing keynote Katherine talks to Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Trish Halpin about her journey from Hooters waitress to critically acclaimed comedian, with plenty of humorous, take-home tips to encourage you to be just a little bit more of a badass in your working life.
So here it is. A whole day of career changing advice ready for your download at your pleasure. And don’t forget to listen to the first six sessions, available here. Enjoy!