Media & PR

Over the years, Helen Slingsby and Career Breakthrough have been featured on Radio Berkshire and in national and local print media.

Lifestyle Magazines

GQ Magazine article about footballers after retirement

GQ Magazine: They Think It’s All Over

In this article, I discuss the quandary faced by professional footballers coming into retirement – how such a major change can affect their mental and physical wellbeing, relationships, sense of self and future outlook.

Newspaper Magazine Supplements

Was That Me?

Was That Me? Giving Your Confidence a Boost

Here I provide practical, tried and tested, confidence-boosting tips for women returners, encouraging them to connect with the person they were before going on maternity leave, and demonstrating how to build career resilience.

Local Newspapers

Reading Post: Juggling Act

Reading Post: Juggling Act

Some time ago I was featured in the local press. Read here about my story and why I decided to start Career Breakthrough.

Reading Evening Post: Have Faith

Reading Evening Post: Have Faith – Being Made Redundant Does Not Need To Be A Bad Thing

In this article, I talk about career change and the importance of future proofing our careers and testing the water before leaping into the career unknown.

City Woman: Don’t Career Off in the Wrong Direction

City Woman: Don’t Career Off in the Wrong Direction

Read my top ten tips on trouncing redundancy and how to come out on top with a better job/ work life balance.

Helen Slingsby MSc is available to help journalists with stories on career change, confidence, redundance and interview tips

Journalist requests & bloggers

As an ex-National newspaper journalist and former news editor for Marketing Week magazine, I understand the need for fast turnaround and concise commentary to include with your narratives. With 15+ years’ experience as a career coach working across a multitude of sectors – from executive level placements to celebrities, women returners to university students - I can provide expert insights and opinion on subjects such as returning from furlough, job search, CV writing, interview techniques, career change, redundancy, confidence building, personal development and career resilience.

For any #JournoRequest, I am contactable via email, LinkedIn, or telephone.




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