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Want to kickstart your career or give it a boost? Browsing Londonist at work because your job's a bit dull? Perhaps your kid is starting school in September, and you're wondering about finding work that fits with school hours? Whatever your scenario, Workfest, Mumsnet's women and work event offers plenty of opportunities to help.
Taking place on Saturday 16 May in Euston Square, Workfest 2015 offers a variety of helpful workshops, clinics and masterclasses to suit all kinds of women: whether you're returning to work post-kids, looking to negotiate flexible hours or pitching a fledgling business.
Joining the inspirational CEO and founder of Ultimo Michelle Mone — once a young mum with no qualifications who now runs a £50m business empire — will be speakers such as Karen Blackett (CEO of MediaCom UK), Jo Swinson MP, Sara Bennison (marketing communications director, Barclays UK) and Shami Chakrabarti, (Director of Liberty).
There'll be lots of offers practical advice too: smarten up your CV in the CV masterclass; improve your social media skills, or learn how to use LinkedIn to boost your business; or take a crash course in starting your own business, hosted by Barclays. You can even have a one-on-one consultation in the career clinic with one of a hand-picked team of experts.
On top of all this, there's the chance to meet and mingle with hundreds of other women with similar ideas and aspirations, who might just prove to be brilliant mentors, colleagues and friends in the years to come.