Creating Your Own Employment

Discover how to establish a successful business or generate a portfolio model of employment.

In this 60 minute, live webinar we will demystify entrepreneurship and employment creation and explore the following:

  • Key considerations for an entrepreneurial venture
  • How to create a portfolio of self-employment
  • Strategies for business creations

Interact with career management strategists and hear firsthand success stories from guest speakers that have successfully established businesses, or created portfolio careers.

Date: Wednesday 4 November 2020
Time: 5.00 – 6.00 pm
Location: Online


We have assembled a panel of experts to explore this topic with you:


Peter Cantwell - CEO, Career Ahead

With over 30 years of commercial, strategy and general management experience gained in Australia and internationally, Peter has held executive leadership roles in large multinational, private equity owned and ASX listed companies. Peter also holds a Bachelor of Business from Monash University.


Katea Gidley – Managing Director, Career Ahead

With over 25 years of human resource, career and talent management experience gained in a variety of industries, including FMCG, retail, financial services and property, Katea has worked as a Chief Human Resources Officer in two top 25 ASX listed companies. Katea received a Dean’s List honour for her MBA at Monash University.


Ryan Trainor - CEO and Co-founder,

Ryan Trainor is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist primarily focused on ventures in Education, Technology and Esports. Spanning more than 25 years, he has been the founder or investor in a number of high-profile educational ventures in South East Asia.

Jules Hughan

Jules Hughan completed Bachelor of Arts (First Class Hons, Dean’s Scholar, thesis on country music) at Monash University in 2010 and has spent the last decade sharpening her teeth in user research, innovation, experience strategy and entrepreneurship, as  a consultant, freelancer and founder. Impacting awesome organisations ranging across high performance sport, Healthcare and FSI in Australia, Los Angeles and Nashville.