Lucy Clayton

How to Go to Work
  • How to Go to Work

  • 'I wish I'd had this resource when I was growing up and starting work' Dr Radha, BBC Radio 1

    'This is truly life changing. It should be standard issue to every teenager' Tamsin Blanchard, The Guardian

    Your first job. It's a daunting prospect isn't it? But it doesn't need to be.
    Whether you are on your first Saturday shift, about to start an apprenticeship or climbing the leadership ladder, this is your indispensable guide to surviving and thriving at work.

    In this insightful, informative and funny book, founding CEO Lucy Clayton and education policy advisor Steven Haines show us what really matters and how to make the best beginning. From dealing with your mistakes to celebrating your successes, from making an impression on day one to building your resilience and protecting your values - How to Go to Work is packed full of all the vital advice you need to jump-start your fledgling career. Drawing on the collective wisdom of CEOs. creatives, scientists, activists and professionals in every industry, this is all you need to know about how to go to work.

Lucy Clayton is passionate about discovering and mentoring talent. She is part of the charity, Speakers 4 Schools, a committed network of leading figures who want to give back to young people in state schools. As former CEO of Community Clothing, a social enterprise with a mission to sustain and create jobs in the UK textile industry, she was honoured in the Financial Times and HERoes inaugural list of top 50 'Champions of Women in Business 2017'. She is the founder and presenter of DRESS:FANCY, a podcast series exploring the social significance of costume and she is a speaker at industry events including WGSN, Fashion Revolution, The Royal Academy and TED.