ASK THE EXPERT
Currently to be found reading the news on STV, Rachel has also worked for ITV, BBC, FIVE, GMTV, ITV London, ITV Central and a host of corporate and foreign broadcasters.
Systems engineer Jeanette Forbes started her own company after redundancy and, after some ups and downs, has made the company a huge success. She tells her story of being a woman in the man’s world of oil and gas in Aberdeen, with her tips for success.
From stay-at-home mum to tech entrepreneur: how Tracey Eker’s search for flexible work lead her to create her own progressive employment platform which is transforming the way businesses view the recruitment process. Through Flexiworkforce.com, top employers are choosing to reinvent the way they offer roles in order to attract skilled candidates from all demographics.
Elaine Masson from Empire
(HR and employment law)
Are you the best employer you can be? Are your staff happy and motivated? Elaine will offer advice on all your HR matters.
Julie Mitchell-Mehta, Debut Marketing
Julie will be giving advice on making your marketing work harder, getting your
communication right and using social media to your advantage.
LOOK AND FEEL GOOD
A discussion to help business women feel confident and be the best they can be, by looking and feeling good. Our panel of experts are specialists in different areas, all of which can help.
Award winning broadcaster, writer and impact coach, Vanessa understands that women need help to look confident, relaxed and convincing. She runs presentation skills courses to help women step out of the shadows using their own impact toolkit.
Sam is aware of just how important self-esteem is and how closely it is linked to how people feel about how they look, so places huge emphasis on listening to clients and understanding their concerns. Sam is a firm believer in evidence-based practice and so insists on using only scientifically proven treatments and products in her clinical work.
Laura McNeil: personal stylist and style specialist
DRESS FOR SUCCESS with Laura McNeil
Explaining why image is important at work, the different tailoring options available and when to wear them, and how to adapt this to your body shape. Laura will illustrate with current fashions.
THE WORKING MUM AND HER HEALTH
Dr Eline Pedersen, Aberdeen Chiropractic Clinic
What happens to the working woman’s body having gone through pregnancy, birth and more importantly motherhood with toddlers in the house? Is it the perfect storm leading to adrenal exhaustion, hormonal imbalances, weight gain and declining health?
Business Card Prize Draw
- a session with stylist Laura McNeil
- £150 of credits with Empire’s Contract Generator and a bottle of fizz
- time with the John Lewis styling team and a mini beauty makeover
- an hour to explain how to audit your marketing with Debut Marketing
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