Shayaan Malik

Karen Hollenbach

 

I’m a career coach and psychotherapist-in-training with over 8 years of experience in the educational sector, including working for Sydney’s leading universities. I’ve worked with 1000s of career-changers across Australia and New Zealand to help them find jobs they love, at companies including (but not limited to) Canva, EY, CBA, and Domain. 

With over 10 years LinkedIn training experience in Australia, Karen is ranked in the top 10 LinkedIn experts for Asia Pacific by the Social Media Marketing Institute and has taught many individuals and organisations how to embrace LinkedIn as a tool for their career and business.

About General Assembly

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General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. The leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, we foster a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love. Find out more at https://ga.co.

Our Event Partners

Founder of Ladies Finance Club UK & She's on the Money UK, Molly is passionate about empowering women to take control of their own finances (without the boring bits) so they have the freedom to live rich exciting lives on their own terms. 

Janet Yockers

Stefanie Sword-Williams

 

Stefanie Sword-Williams is the founder and author of F*ck Being Humble. She set up the platform to encourage individuals to be unapologetically proud of their achievements. Stef is a strong believer of self promotion, and she will guide you through the key steps to make sure people see your worth before they even meet you!

THE WARM UP: JANUARY 11 - 16 👟 

PRESSING THE RESET BUTTON WHEN YOU'RE BURNT OUT // MONDAY 11 JAN 12PM-1PM
MOVE YOUR WAY INTO TECH // WEDNESDAY 13 JAN 12PM-1PMMASTER MY CV - WORKSHOP // TUESDAY 12 JAN 10:45AM-12:45PMSTRETCH YOUR NETWORK: WOMEN IN TECH // THURSDAY 14 JAN 12:30PM-1:30PMHOW TO BE AN EFFECTIVE MANAGER - WORKSHOP // THURSDAY 14 JAN 11AM-1PMWARM UP WITH LULULEMON // FRIDAY 15 JAN 8AM-9AM

FEEL THE BURN: JANUARY 18 - 22 💪🏿

GET FINANCIALLY FIT IN 2021 // TUESDAY 19 JAN 6PM-7PMWRITE AND FLEX A CHAMPION LINKEDIN PROFILE // WEDNESDAY 20 JAN 12:30PM-1:30PMMANAGING EXPECTATIONS: EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS - WORKSHOP // MONDAY 18 JAN 11AM-1PMBUILDING RESILIENCE IN YOUR CAREER // THURSDAY 21 JAN 12PM-1PMFEEL THE BURN WITH LULULEMON // FRIDAY 22 JAN 8AM-9AM

STRETCH IT OUT: JANUARY 25 - 29 🧘🏾‍♀️

CONTENT CREATION WORKSHOP: CREATING CONTENT THAT CONNECTS - WORKSHOP // WEDNESDAY JAN 27 7PM-9:30PMCAREERS, SWEAT & TEARS: FINDING A JOB IN 2021 // WEDNESDAY 27 JAN 6:30PM-7:30PMSTRESS MANAGEMENT & MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP // THURSDAY 28 JAN 11AM-1PMHOW TO BUILD YOUR SIDE HUSTLE STAMINA // THURSDAY 28 JAN 12PM-1PMINTERVIEWS MADE EASY // THURSDAY 28 JAN 7PM-8PMSTRETCH IT OUT WITH LULULEMON // FRIDAY 29 JAN 8AM-9AM

WELCOME TO THE CAREER GYM 🏋🏽‍♀️ 

Career Gym is a (mostly) free program of Online events and workshops running throughout the month of January, produced by General Assembly and partners with the aim of getting your Career Back in Shape! 🏆

Check out the schedule for each of our themed weeks - Warm Up, Feel the Burn, Stretch It Out - and make sure you reserve your spot by clicking on the links below and registering via the General Assembly website. You can also download a free PDF to plan your career workout here.

Got questions or feedback? Touch base with your dedicated cheer squad at ausnz@ga.co.



MEET YOUR CAREER GYM COACHES 📣

READY TO PLAN? DOWNLOAD YOUR CAREER WORKOUT PLAN HERE.

 

Molly Benjamin

Janet is an international yoga teacher and lululemon ambassador who has spent the last 6 years managing yoga studios, facilitating teacher trainings and guiding international yoga retreats. She'll be taking you through your week 1 Friday yoga session.

Scott Joseph

Scott Joseph is a Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Google with over 10 years of technical and leadership experience. In addition to product development at Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, and Johnson & Johnson, he is the co-lead of the Black Googler Network.  

Chris English

After joining JobAdder in 2016 as a support consultant, Chris always had his heart set on becoming a product manager. Last year that dream came true for him and he is loving each and every moment! Chris’ time in support has provided wonderful insights into how users interact with JobAdder and more importantly how they would like to interact with it.

Annie is a Product Designer at Playground XYZ - a growing tech startup awarded Mumbrella’s ‘Marketing Technology Company of the Year’ for 2020.  Before moving into tech, she was the Design Manager of Handpicked Wines, a hybrid role spanning across brand strategy, digital marketing and design.

Annie Tsai

Sarah Liu

Sarah Liu, Founder and Managing Director of The Dream Collective, is an international thought leader, speaker, trainer and facilitator on next-generation leadership, diversity and inclusion and the future of work. Whilst she manages a diverse portfolio of career and businesses, there is only one common thread across them all and that is to see more women in leadership and to transform the way we work. 

Izaac O'Hara is a lululemon ambassador, a fully certified personal trainer/strength and conditioning coach. He specialises in training individuals and group training. Izaac has been in the fitness industry for almost 8 years and has invaluable experience in helping his clients create a balanced active lifestyle. He'll be taking you through a Feel the Burn workout on Friday of your week 2 schedule.

Izaac O'Hara

Richard Williams

Elizia Hayward

Richard has built a career at the intersection of education, community and technology Richard started work in Melbourne, as a Fundraiser and an Advocacy Campaigner, at the Oaktree Foundation, a non-profit aimed at providing innovative educational opportunities for young people in South East Asia.  Now, Richard is an Instructor Manager at General Assembly 

lululemon ambassador, Eliza Hayward, founded Divine Flow Yoga in Brookvale, Northern Beaches. Her classes are deeply rooted in accessing the physical and energetic systems . For Eliza following the yogic path is a joyous journey which has brightened her desire to create her own studio. She will be taking you through your final friday session to stretch out the working weeks' kinks and aches.

Camille Woods

Camille has her dream career of owning her own yoga school and teaching accounting to accountants. She halves her time between her two passions: yoga and accounting. Camille has previously interviewed people for accounting roles and  worked at UTS improving the resumes and video interviews of university students.

Steph is a human-centred design practitioner and coach delivering value-driven projects in strategic, service and experience design. As a General Assembly instructor, she draws on deep knowledge and experience in human behaviour and psychology, digital and organisational transformation, change implementation, and end-to-end project management. 

Sadie Said trains executives, C-suites and teams to present with conviction. Sadie's client list includes MIRVAC, UNSW, Monash University, UTS, RACV, Tedx and legalsuper. Sadie's influencing skills additionally positively impacted the careers of individuals at NAB, Swinburne University, University of Melbourne, and senior executives across Australia. 

Daniël is a Dutch entrepreneur and award winning marketer who has been featured on the BBC. He has always been interested in Sustainable Products and Digital Innovation. With previous experience working for FMCG Multinationals (Danone & Royal FrieslandCampina) in The Netherlands, Malaysia and Singapore, he is now co-founder & Regional Managing Director at 2Stallions.

Steph Mellor

Sadie Said

Daniel Heerkens

Josephine Maguire-Rosier

 Luke MacRae

 Erinea Gloria

Danny Lai

After a successful 10 year career in another profession, Josephine decided it was time for a change and did the UX immersive At GA. After 6 months of job hunting during the pandemic she finished 2020 with four job offers, and is starting her new role as Product Manager for a tech company called Next Technik on Jan 18th.

UX Design really excites me as it allows me to tie my past experiences together by putting my scientific mind to work in conjunction with my ability to communicate and empathise with stakeholders. After completing GA's UX immersive, I landed my first role at Booktopia.

I'm an Event Manager turned Junior Software Developer, based in Melbourne, Australia. After 9 years of experience in Event Management & Sales, I wanted to take on a new challenge and future-proof my career. In the midst of the pandemic, I took a bold step and completed GA's Software Engineering Immersive. After 2.5 months of job hunting and networking, I landed my first role as an Intern, Cloud Engineer with National Australia Bank.

I am a Sydney-based junior software engineer, a recent alumni of General Assembly’s ‘Software Engineering Immersive and soon-to-be graduate engineer at Publicis Sapient. With 5+ years of experience across FinTech, Health and FMCG, I have a proven track record in digital marketing and growth hacking. I have ambitions to build wonderful products in the HealthTech space, whose purpose will be to deliver quality of life enhancements to the lives of everyday Australians.