Career Fear and How to Beat It

CareerCast - Life-long Career Development

Somi ArianJobs have changed so much in the last decade and transforming at an exponential rate right now. In this age of uncertainty, staying in control of your professional life can feel overwhelmingly challenging. So what does it take to have, and be in control of, a successful and fulfilling career? In this CareerCast, Somi Arian, multi-award-Winning Filmmaker, Tech Philosopher, Entrepreneur, and author of Career Fear and How to Beat It  explores the perspective, mindset and uniquely human skills you need for a resilient and thriving career - without the fear.

Aired December 18, 2020

Somi is a multi-award-Winning Filmmaker, Author, Tech Philosopher, Entrepreneur and a LinkedIn-Top-Voice in the UK. Somi’s documentary, “The Millennial Disruption”, has won, three international awards and her book on the future of work will be released in the summer of 2020. In 2015, Somi founded Smart Cookie Media, where together with her team they create and, distribute highly effective digital content for, companies and individuals wishing to build their brand.

Somi gives talks and workshops, internationally on the topics of digital transformation and millennial/Gen Z engagement, both in Marketing and HR. She is also the co-founder of Career Drive, an online platform which uses entertainment to teach emotional intelligence and is an investor, and advisory board member of NuroKor Bioelectronics, a wearable technology startup.

With a background in philosophy of science and technology and a decade of experience in film and TV, Somi applies her interdisciplinary approach to understanding the impact, of technology on consumer behaviour and the future of work.

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