Career Stories

Building Things that Impact Millions, Career Story with Vicky Sagia
Careers, Mentorship
By dzhuliana / April 16, 2021

Building Things that Impact Millions, Career Story with Vicky Sagia

Meet Vicky Sagia, mentor & mentee at OneUpOneDown and Senior Program Manager at Oracle. Vicky’s career began in engineering, designing...

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Career Stories: Rebecca Caroe – Following the Squiggly Line to Find Work You Love
Careers, Mentoring
By OneUpOneDown / February 17, 2021

Career Stories: Rebecca Caroe – Following the Squiggly Line to Find Work You Love

Rebecca Caroe is a strategic marketing and the voice behind ‘Creative Agency Secrets’, a company focused on Business to Business...

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Career Story: Swathi Suman, From Architect to Startup Founder
Careers, Mentoring
By dzhuliana / January 27, 2021

Career Story: Swathi Suman, From Architect to Startup Founder

Meet Swathi Suman, a former architect and current founder of an agriculture startup based in the Netherlands. She joined OneUpOneDown...

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Career Story: Paula Nightingale, from Art Buyer to Tech Startup Founder to Business Coach
Careers, Creative, Leadership, Mentoring
By OneUpOneDown / September 15, 2020

Career Story: Paula Nightingale, from Art Buyer to Tech Startup Founder to Business Coach

From an agent/producer/art buyer for commercial photographers and illustrators to building a tech start-up from just an idea to an...

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Career Stories: Kathryn George, Upskilling to Stay Relevant in a Transforming Media Industry
Careers, Leadership, Mentoring, Mentors
By natalie / August 16, 2020

Career Stories: Kathryn George, Upskilling to Stay Relevant in a Transforming Media Industry

Meet Kathryn George, Digital & Motion Designer at Stuff Media, New Zealand's largest and most popular news media company, and...

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Career Stories: Anna Resnick, from Software Developer to Mindset Coach
Careers, Mentees, Mentoring, Mentors
By natalie / July 16, 2020

Career Stories: Anna Resnick, from Software Developer to Mindset Coach

Anna took a brave leap out of a career in software and product development to pursue the work most meaningful...

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Career Stories: Marisa Sires, mentor, and VP of Product and Innovation
Careers, Mentoring, Mentors
By christine / June 3, 2020

Career Stories: Marisa Sires, mentor, and VP of Product and Innovation

Marisa Sires was most recently the Vice President of Product and Innovation at agile workspace company Hana. She’s also a OneUpOneDown...

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Burn-out: a cost of startup ambition
Careers, Mentoring
By christine / May 25, 2020

Burn-out: a cost of startup ambition

Burn-out is more common than you might think. It’s particularly prominents in startups, whether they’re Silicon Valley or Auckland based....

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Career Stories: Tania Hack, mentor, and Marketing + Communications Consultant
Careers, Leadership, Mentoring
By christine / May 20, 2020

Career Stories: Tania Hack, mentor, and Marketing + Communications Consultant

Tania is a New Zealand based Marketing and Communications consultant who is passionate about the environment, staying fit and healthy,...

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Career Stories: Tash Pieterse, Internationally Certified Career & Life Coach
Careers, Mentoring, Mentors
By christine / May 12, 2020

Career Stories: Tash Pieterse, Internationally Certified Career & Life Coach

Tash Pieterse is an Internationally Certified Career & Life Coach working with ambitious professionals and new leaders to thrive in...

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