Alariss Classroom


Presented by Alariss North America, "Alariss Classroom" is a podcast featuring diverse speakers and guests who share their experiences, expertise, and knowledge. Each week, Alariss and guests will discuss ways to promote international knowledge and skills circulation by matching global leaders with emerging market organizations.

All Episodes

In the thirteenth episode of our podcast, Geana Barbosa, Head of Sales at LinkedIn APAC chats with us on her experiences navigating sales roles across different industries and geographies, and what makes her so passionate about it.  What's in this episode: - Culture at LinkedIn and what's it like to work there - How to stand out in a job search - Differences amongst different sales roles/titles and which to go for - What is coaching and who is it for

Jan 22

36 min 21 sec

In a new episode of our podcast, Christine Wang, Head of Asia at the Lufthansa Innovation Hub shares with us some of the pivotal moments in her global career, having worked in multiple countries including China, the United States, Germany, Singapore, and South Africa. What's in this episode: Expectations VS reality of working at Alibaba How career goals evolve over time & what it meant for Christine Tips for juggling multiple commitments and interests Advice on building a global career & how to stand out to Chinese companies as a foreign job candidate

Dec 2020

28 min 42 sec

In the eleventh episode of "Alariss Classroom", Benjamin Quinlan, the CEO of Quinlan & Associates shares with us his career path moving from finance to consulting and discovering his passion for comedy along the way. What's in this episode: Pros and cons of working at large multinationals What traits consulting firms look out for in job candidates What does it mean to do what you like & do what you are good at

Dec 2020

30 min 38 sec

In the tenth episode of "Alariss Classroom", we chat with Eric Tan, the CEO of Instahome, a leading home rental platform in Malaysia. He shares with us on how his experiences at Catcha Group, Southeast Asia’s leading internet group helped to prepare him for entrepreneurship, and some of the common pitfalls for startup founders.

Nov 2020

25 min 15 sec

For Alariss Classroom Episode 9, we had an inspired conversation with Krys Burnette, who currently works for a sports company as Digital Transformation and Culture Director. Krys comes from a diverse educational background. She earned her B.S. at Penn State University and focused on Neuropsychology. After 4 years of study, Krys realized she was more looking forward to being an activist who focuses on social issues.  Later on, she earned her Master's degree in International Security Policy and Sociomedical Research. After her education journey, she started her consulting career for multiple years until she became Digital Transformation and Culture Director. Let's listen to her suggestions for young professionals.

Nov 2020

20 min 34 sec

In the eighth episode of “Alariss Classroom”, Allen Chan, as the founder of Mayo. A phone application on a mission to bring the world closer together, in-person. Allan Chen used to work for lots of top companies, such as CyberLink, Microsoft, Wavii,Xbox, and Amazon. After more than 15 years of working experience, he decided to develop Mayo with his team. And, let’s hear his special stories. 

Oct 2020

26 min 34 sec

In the seventh episode of "Alariss Classroom", Patrick Ward, Consultant at BCG's San Francisco office shares with us why he took the chance to work at the Johannesburg office for four years and what he found interesting about South Africa, both in terms of consulting and lifestyle.

Oct 2020

23 min 15 sec

During this episode, we interviewed Sebastien, who was born and raised in France and educated in the UK and China. He stayed in China upon graduation from Tsinghua University to first work in Tech prior to a transition into recruitment at Michael Page and Hudson. He then joined Mobike towards the end of 2017 as a Talent Acquisition Lead for its overseas development and as Head of HR to merge Mobike Overseas into Meituan DianPing post-acquisition.

Aug 2020

29 min 52 sec

In the fifth episode of "Alariss Classroom", Anapurna Monga, Co-founder of Mentorbox shares with us her stories working as an engineer in a male-dominated field and then starting her own company in India to pursue her goal of connecting students with experienced mentors in the industry.

Aug 2020

31 min 2 sec

In the fourth episode of "Alariss Classroom", Derek Wong, the Co-founder of Moneko joins us to chat about his career in marketing and the brave transition he made from working in multi-national companies to launching his own start-up.

Aug 2020

36 min 54 sec

In the third episode of "Alariss Classroom", Eric Steinhart (Princeton University, Class of 2020) and Chelsea Li (Yale University, M.A. IDE 2018) talk about travelling and living in different countries, experiencing various cultures and discovering their career preferences along the way.

Aug 2020

33 min 18 sec

In the second episode of “Alariss Classroom”, Darren Jian (Georgetown University, Class of 2022) speaks about public speaking — sharing strategies, personal experiences, and ways to successfully master the art of public speaking.

Aug 2020

18 min 24 sec

In the first episode of “Alariss Classroom”, Alariss co-founders Joyce Zhang and Nicholas Manske share in Mandarin Chinese about their professional career experiences and the source of inspiration that led them to found Alariss. Alariss enables the top emerging markets enterprises to successfully attract, recruit, and retain global leaders. Good entrepreneurs and leaders are based all over the world, but their biggest bottleneck to growth, especially at a global scale, is having the right people on their teams. Our vision is that quality companies, regardless of where they are located, can successfully recruit the best talent from anywhere in the world to help them achieve their ambitious goals.   The mission of Alariss is to empower the next generation of global leaders and to equip them for the jobs of the future. Through education, cultural exchange, coaching, and talent placement, Alariss opens access to international job markets. Alariss creates mutually beneficial international partnerships, enables economic development, and fosters greater empathy and collaboration in diverse work environments around the world

Aug 2020

12 min 15 sec