Join the Careermap and BBC CPD Webinar

Careermap alongside the BBC hosted a webinar event which enabled schools and colleges to meet the Gatsby Benchmarks. If you’re a career leader, teacher or career adviser then this is a must watch! The BBC is a world-leading public service broadcaster and shared their career knowledge with you. Click the button below to sign up!

What Did the Event Involve? 

This webinar was hosted by Sharon Walpole, Careermap Director and Naomi Blackbourn, Recruitment Manager (Apprenticeships, Graduates and Development Schemes) at the BBC. The webinar centered it’s focus on insights from career and labour market information (Gatsby Benchmarks #2). It also explored:

  • An introduction to Sharon Walpole, Careermap Director
  • An introduction to Naomi Blackbourn (Apprenticeships, Graduates and Development Schemes)
  • How you can learn from career and labour market information
  • BBC young talent schemes
  • How you can make young people and their parents aware of this information
  • Live Q&A

Who Was Involved?

About BBC’s Naomi Blackbourn

We’re sure you’ve all heard of BBC but did you know they offer a wide range of career programmes? The BBC are passionate about investing in the future generation of talent. 

Naomi has over 14 years in the careers sector. When she first started out she worked in recruitment and since then she has expanded her knowledge to the graduate, undergraduate and apprenticeship market. Naomi holds a wealth of knowledge and knows just what employers are looking for. 

Specialising in selection and assessment, student and graduate recruitment, Naomi understands the importance of good career guidance so young people know all the possible opportunities available to them. 

About Sharon Walpole 

Sharon Walpole has built a knowledgeable base of the careers sectors. Having worked in the industry for over 15 years, Sharon is considered a reliable and informative source of information regarding careers and qualification routes. 

Sharon started her career as an FE Lecturer and has since been CEO at big education and career companies. Her in-depth experience has lead to her role as Director of Careermap where Sharon manages digital aspects and publishes a magazine called Careermag. Sharon is passionate about helping you people to achieve their true potential and acknowledges that to do this they need quality career advice and guidance. 

Careermap not only publishes Careermag but also provides alternative ways for young people to explore their options. They have a wide range of Apprenticeships, Graduate and Course vacancies live on their website. They also present interactive and informative videos on CareermapLive and blogs which can help young people to get the edge in a competitive job market. 

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