Finding Your Dream Job
24

Thursday, 24 January

6:15 8:45 pm GMT

GA London, The Relay Building

1st Floor, 114 Whitechapel High Street
London
£35 GBP
Regular Ticket
£35 GBP
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Finding Your Dream Job

Melissa Andrada Photo


Creative L&D Leader and Coach

24

Thursday, 24 January

6:15 8:45 pm GMT

GA London, The Relay Building

1st Floor, 114 Whitechapel High Street
London
£35 GBP
Regular Ticket
£35 GBP
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Are you looking for more than just a paycheck? Do you want a role where you can do what you love and get paid for it?

The good new is: you can. Whether you want to move into a new industry, start a business or completely reinvent your career, I’ll give you the stories, tools and inspiration to get you started. This will be an interactive, hands-on workshop centred around deep self reflection, partner sharing and group discussion.

The first half of the workshop will explore what makes your heart sing, what you’re good at, and what you believe in to craft your own career narrative. The second half of the workshop will give you an introduction into how to pitch your story to potential employers, clients and partners.

Leadership coach Melissa Andrada will share some of her own personal experiences--from working as a senior strategist at a creative consultancy in New York to building an online learning startup based in London from the ground up.

Takeaways

  • Explore what makes your heart sing, what you’re good at, and what you believe in to craft your own career narrative
  • Get an introduction into how to pitch your story to potential employers, clients, and partners

This workshop is most useful for folks who have some idea of what they want to do, particularly those who are:

  • Looking for a role with purpose
  • Making a career change
  • Starting a business

Preparation

To get a sneak peak of content, start by reading The Element a book by education innovator Sir Ken Robinson that's all about helping you find your passion. Thousands of readers have also found Melissa's medium post on how to get into strategy super useful thinking on how to find a new role.

About the Instructor

Melissa Andrada Photo

Creative L&D Leader and Coach

Melissa Andrada is a leadership coach and strategy consultant who is passionate about empowering people to be their best selves. She was most recently the COO of Learnerbly, a VC-backed startup based in London that helps companies accelerate the growth of their people. She co-founded the corporate learning arm of the creative consultancy Wolff Olins where she was a lead strategist in both their NYC and London offices working with clients that include Skype, Smithsonian and World Animal Protection. One of her favourite projects was co-creating the original strategic vision for the MOOC provider FutureLearn and their first course, which has reached 100,000+ people. She also teaches classes at General Assembly on how to find your dream job and how to be a leader people want to work with. She’s also a board advisor for f(i), a diversity and inclusion consultancy run by the former head of D&I at KPMG.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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