by The National Literacy Trust and Lancôme
Educate. Empower. Employed.
Our inspirational panel shares insights on how to unlock your literacy skills and get your dream job.
We know how daunting it is to be new to the world of work. Not only do you have to find a job you're confident you'll enjoy, but you also have to convince prospective employers that you're the right person for the role. And once you secure a job, strong communication skills are vital to your success.
The good news is you have five inspirational women here to help guide you on your way. Your Words for Work mentors each have different life experiences, educational backgrounds and career paths in the creative industry. Through Words for Work, they're here to share their advice and support you on your career journey.
MEET THE MENTORS
Global Creative Director, Lancôme
"You can have everything in life, just not all at the same time."
Beauty Blogger & Podcast Host
"Remember that this interview is an opportunity for you to figure out whether this job is right for you too..."
Executive Editor & Beauty Director, Glamour UK
"Coming in with a positive mind-set really does make a huge difference"
International Speaker & Podcast Host
"Forget about perfection and don't put too much pressure on that first day."
YOUR FIRST JOB TOOLKIT
We've got everything you need for your first job, from where to look for jobs and writing your CV, to impressing an employer in your first interview – and everything in between.'
Being well prepared will make the process of applying for jobs much easier. The National Literacy Trust has put together some really useful resources to help you every step of the way.
Lancôme and the National Literacy Trust
As part of Lancôme's global Write Her Future initiative, Lancôme and the National Literacy Trust have been working together since September 2018 to support young women. Through our Words for Work: Women in Leadership programme we focus on helping groups of young women in post-16 education to enhance their literacy and leadership skills. By doing so, they in turn improve their employment prospects.
Read more on www.lancome.co.uk/discover-lancome/words-for-work/