Media & PR

Over the years, Helen Slingsby and Career Breakthrough have been featured in the national press, magazines and industry journals.

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 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, Twitter or telephone.





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