27 August 2020: Cosmopolitan, the UK’s leading media brand for young women, has announced the launch of its inaugural Careers Festival, a series of free online events designed to arm Cosmopolitan’s audience of young women with advice, tips and resources from leading experts across a wide range of industries to help them navigate this period of increased career uncertainty.
Launching on 7th September and running throughout the whole month, the Cosmopolitan Careers Festival will feature eight bespoke sessions covering subjects including: ‘How To Get Hired’, ‘So You Wanna Do Something That Makes A Difference’, ‘Who Is Hiring Right Now?’ and ‘The Art Of Self-Promotion’.
Speakers confirmed to participate include Leena Nair, Chief HR Officer at Unilever, Mary Keane-Dawson, Group CEO at Takumi, Samantha Clarke, Founder and CEO Love it or Leave it, Sarah Ellis, Co-Founder of Amazing If and?Natalie Campbell CEO of Belu Water.
Whether already in a career, job hunting or leaving education, the events are open for anyone to attend and designed to be fully interactive to give guests the opportunity to ask any burning questions they may have.?
Claire Hodgson, Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan, says: “During this period of increased career uncertainty, we wanted to bring together an array of inspiring and successful women to host a series of free online events, which provide expert guidance and support to those who may not otherwise be able to access it. We truly hope the Cosmopolitan Careers Festival will prove to be a valuable resource that equips our highly engaged audience with the necessary skills they may need to make the next steps in landing their dream role – whatever that may be!”
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Cosmopolitan is the UK’s leading media brand for young women. It engages its audience in every aspect of their lives via multiple platforms including the magazine, which is the UK’s best-selling women’s glossy, digital platforms such as Snapchat Discover, campaigns and large-scale consumer events like the Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards. Cosmopolitan aims to empower and champion young women everywhere and has built a reputation for its fearless, award-winning investigative journalism.