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Careerist Learning Platform Accepted into Forbes Business Council

May 05, 2022
Careerist Learning Platform Accepted into Forbes Business Council

Forbes Business Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Successful Business Owners and Leaders


San Francisco, California, 23 April 2022 — Careerist, a Silicon Valley-based online learning platform where Edtech meets SaaS in job placement, has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders worldwide.

Ilya Shmidt, Head Of Operations at Careerist was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Ilya and Careerist into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

Careerist will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.

“We are very excited to join the Forbes Council, as it provides an amazing opportunity to raise awareness among readers that the tech industry is available for anyone, no matter their age, gender, education, or background” - says Ilya Shmidt. “It is also an opportunity to grow connections with technology fans as we share our knowledge for the benefit of people everywhere”.



Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.


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