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 Career Clinic

Career ClinicWhen you purchase your ticket to Workfest, you’ll be able to register in advance for a one-to-one consultation with one of our hand-picked team of experts who will be available to offer you individual advice, coaching and tips. So, whether you'd like an expert view on your CV, or want some no-nonsense business advice; whether you need some top tips to hone your interview technique, or you're desperate to better understand how to use social media to market your business - come and speak to one of career experts for one-to-one advice, suggestions and solutions.


Our Career Clinic will take place throughout the day and you can sign up in advance for a specific time slot.  Buy your ticket now to ensure you’re able to reserve an appointment with one of our expert team.  Appointments will be set up on a first-come first served basis, so early booking will ensure you get the most out of the day.

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Helen North Career Clinic

Helen North is a qualified executive coach, trained careers counsellor and a facilitator specialising in working with mums and mums-to-be. She set up her coaching practice Inspiral Development in 2009 to provide women with structured support in making career decisions

Esther Stanhope Career Clinic

Esther Stanhope is a former BBC producer who now coaches city professionals and executives in ‘personal impact and presentation skills’.  She will be on hand to dispense tips on how to manage confidence and make an impact, and how to make the right impressions with potential clients & employers.

Daisy Griffith Career ClinicDaisy Griffith is an experienced trainer who will be on hand to answer your questions on making the most of social media – whether that's using it to find a job, to market your small business or to get an update on how social media is used in today's workplaces.

Suzanne Goldenberg ShoveSuzanne Goldeberg-Shove has worked for 15 years in strategic commercial roles within the public sector. Suzanne’s experience of setting up business units from scratch provides her with the skills and passion to mentor and inspire like-minded women looking for new ways of working.

Zena Everett Career Clinic

Zena Everett is an executive coach and career development specialist.  She also mentors entrepreneurs and runs confidence and career development classes for Mumsnet Academy. Zena started, ran then sold her own recruitment business. This gave her a valuable understanding of contemporary recruitment processes. 

Cheryl Goldenberg Career Clinic

Cheryl Goldenberg is an experienced coach, mentor and trainer who specialises in women returning to work after children. Whilst spending 12 years working as coach, mentor and trainer alongside blue-chip organisations as well as media execs and entrepreneurs, Cheryl’s passion for inspiring individuals to fulfil their own potential soon focused on the complicated world of women returning to work

Paul Singh Career ClinicPaul Singh is a partner with Alliance Chartered Accountants. He will be on hand to advise on money matters for those considering going freelance, becoming a contractor or starting a small business


Isobel WormaldIsobel Wormald has worked in Recruitment and Human Resources throughout her career for a range of blue-chip companies including Accenture. Isobel believes in practical and personalised job search and will be available in the Career Clinic to offer advice on CV preparation, LinkedIn profile preparation and interview practice. 

Angi SilverstoneAngi Silverston has spent 18 years in the city and is an experienced learning & development professional and qualified coach with an extensive background in the energy sector. Angi will be available in the Career Clinic to offer advice about career transition and work/life balance.

Miffy WilsonMiffy Wilson is both a Pickle Shed Group Leader and Diversity and Inclusion Programme Manager in the finance sector as well as an accredited coach focused on supporting women wanting to return to work. Her blend of corporate and coaching experience supports her passion to inspire and motivate women to achieve whatever they want to achieve. 

Idira BenbowIndira Benbow is a Pickle Shed Group Leader and professional resilience/transitions coach with a passion for helping women find their perfect blend of life and work in a rapidly changing world.  She specialises in working with women who are making transitions by providing the tools, inspiration & thinking space to help them work out what they want to do and find the ways to make it happen.

Samantha CoopSam Coop is an experienced employability trainer and a mum who returned to the workplace and changed career direction. Influenced by her background in marketing Sam can help you ‘sell’ yourself to prospective employers through practical advice and knowledge about effective CV writing, latest job search techniques, and improving communication skills to succeed in interviews. 


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If you are looking for small business advice – come and visit the small business advisors who will be located in the Barclays Lounge, to get your questions answered about the financial and business aspects of going freelance or running your own business.  Barclays advisors will be on hand to offer drop-in advice during the coffee breaks and lunch break.