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S3 Ep. 5
Burnout is Real & How To
May 25, 2021 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm AEST
Trainers: Ada Leung & Adam Hope
With the pandemic, remote working and more, it's been a strange and challenging year. We'll give you tips on how to ask and give support to others, how to maintain a better work-life balance and how to WFH.
Q&A With our Careers Advice
June 1, 2021 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm AEST
Panelists:Yi Ting Wong. Other panelists to be confirmed
Meet a diverse group of Thoughtworkers who have each followed a unique career path. They'll talk about their experiences working in tech and share their nuggets of wisdom. Plus, learn about what recruiters look for in candidates and ask your burning job search questions.
LevelUp is run by a group of dedicated Thoughtworks volunteers who believe in giving back to the community.
Meet the team
Senior Consultant Business Analyst
Ada is a generalist Business Analyst and first transitioned into the tech space in 2018. Since then she’s become a big advocate for cultivating strong collaboration within a cross-functional team. She enjoys having the chance to work on different projects across multiple industries, especially when it involves working through ambiguity.
Lars really enjoys the challenge of working in technology and hopes to share his enthusiasm at LevelUp. He’s just lived through this transition to a career in tech, so he knows exactly the combination of stress and excitement you’re feeling!
As a generalist Developer, Mira has dabbled in various tech stacks and industries. She enjoys jumping into different projects and learning something new - whether it's technology, framework, tools, or different ways of working.
Senior Software Developer
Eugene's experience in software development spans a wide range of technologies, from mobile to full stack applications and infrastructure. Eugene is passionate about software development excellence.
Senior Consultant Developer
Andrew is also a Trainer and general problem solver and has worn many other hats. He's a big believer in learning, and has been bringing his passion and experience to LevelUp since 2016. In his spare time, he'll either be out for a run, or reclined on the couch watching TV or playing video games.
Yi Ting Wong
Graduate Recruiter & Experience Lead
Ting is an experienced recruiter specialising in early Talent. Having commenced her own career as a Graduate she has a strong passion for this space and has been recruiting for Graduate Programs in Australia and the UK, within Financial Services, Government, Construction, Property and now in Technology.
Adam has a breadth and depth of experience and began his career as “web designer’ in the late 90s hand coding HTML and bridging the worlds of software development and visual design. Since then he’s had a range of roles encompassing everything from user testing and prototyping to writing automated test suites.
Experience Design Lead
Theresa has been designing interfaces since before the internet, around when Windows 95 was shiny and new, and you only had access to 256 colours. She has worked locally and globally in a variety of industries; financial services, utilities, communications, education and government.
John has a background in electrical engineering and a passion for all things that run on electricity. He's experienced most aspects of software engineering over his years ranging from deploying automated infrastructure in the cloud to making stylistic touches using SASS on websites.
Senior Software Developer
Archana has a background in Commerce and IT. She has experience working in a wide range of industries as part of small focused teams to large delivery projects where she advocates for quality-driven software. Archana is passionate about building team cultures that promote inclusion, collaboration and creativity.
Ivan is passionate about teaching others and demystifying Tech wherever possible. He recently made the transition from a non-technical background to a career in Tech and is all about encouraging more people to make the jump as well.
Karen is always striving for technical excellence as well as build an equitable future on tech. She loves to read technical and social and economic justice related books and take online courses on these subjects. She is involved in a DevOPS culture, TDD, quality, and good practices environment at Thoughtworks on a daily basis.