In our #InsideAT series we regularly present new employees. Today it's Natalie Engelhorn's turn. She starts with us as Senior HR Manager- Learning and Development - in this interview she tells us what drove her to this position, what her background is and how she likes to spend her life outside of work.
What position will you take on at [at]?
I am starting as Senior HR Manager- Learning and Development. My main responsibilites are around talent development, especially in E-Learning creating learning pathways for our teams and employees.
How did you find out about [at]?
I was looking for jobs in Europe and came across the position advertised on LinkedIn.
Why did you choose [at]?
The extraordinarily friendly team, open-culture and mid-size family feeling environment made [at] special in comparison to other job offers.
What are you looking forward to the most?
The friendly environment at [at], the nice people, the events. Being able to change status quo and implement new tools and softwares to improve learning at [at] and generally being responsible for different areas of L&D.
What did you do before?
I was working as a teacher in Germany, then in 2017 moved to Australia to study HR Management. Alongside, I worked as a corporate trainer, recruitment consultant and then as a learning advisor at a University in New Zealand
Where were you born and raised?
I was born in Swabialand, in Schorndorf. I grew up outside of Stuttgart, on a farm, with lots of vineyards and close to the forest.
What do you do in your spare time?
I have just completed a yoga teacher training. Hence, I enjoy yoga, am active in animal rescue, and love gym, swimming, dancing.
What has been your favourite travel destination so far and where would you definitely like to go?
I love Australia, Sydney especially. I have always wanted to go to South Africa.
What was your dream job as a child?
I always wanted to be the first female in space or help ill animals as a vet.
What is your favourite film / series?
This is 40 / Modern Family
What was the last book you read?
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k from Mark Manson and Why we Sleep from Matthew Walker.
What used to be your favourite subject at school?