Holly Maunders

I'm the Alumni Programme Manager at Squared Online! Huge fan of Gregory Crewdson photography and scuba diving.
Find me on:

Recent Posts

#SquaredPresents: Announcing our latest graduate competition winner!

A few weeks ago we hosted Squared Presents, our quarterly event series exclusive to Squared Online grads. The fantastic Lukasz Zelezny shared his insights and top tips on social media tactics at Google’s Academy space, and it was also a lovely opportunity to meet a few Squares face-to-face!

During the talk, Lukasz announced a mini-competition which encouraged Squares to start practising what they’d learnt. We gave them until Friday 30th March 2018 to reach as many people as they could using the hashtag #SquaredPresents.

Read more

Whitepaper - Government at your fingertips: A modern way to deliver public service

During Module 5 of Squared Online we ask participants to complete a whitepaper on how future digital trends will impact a specific industry. The top 3 whitepapers are shared on this blog as a celebration of all their hard efforts!

Congratulations to Group 15 for this fantastic piece of work. Team members include: Fernando Herculano de Carvalho, Gabriele Quaranta, Nina Coelho Antunes, Paola Handley and Rebecca Graham.

Read more

Whitepaper - Adapt for Voice Search or Kill Your FMCG Brand: Why adapting to voice search is critical

During Module 5 of Squared Online we ask participants to complete a whitepaper on how future digital trends will impact a specific industry. The top 3 whitepapers are shared on this blog as a celebration of all their hard efforts!

Congratulations to Group 9 for this fantastic piece of work. Team members include: Emma Roach, Jennifer Whitfield, Louise Ferguson, Natasha Griffin, Ruth Franklin, Timea Demeter and Alex Memmott.

Read more

Squared Online Reviews: "Squared Online was truly inspiring"

Cindy Chen - Squared Online Graduate - Hong Kong 2017

'Squared Online was truly inspiring. I enjoyed the entire journey… every module had something that stood out that could be applied to my day to day work. I found topics such as Search, Display, Programmatic and Data Analytics hugely beneficial to me, as rational design needs to incorporate these elements to ensure sustainable growth.'

Read more

Squared Online Reviews | Mathieu's internal promotion at Mars!

This week, we caught up with Mathieu Delpuech – Senior IT Manager for Mars – on how his experience on Squared Online helped get that internal promotion!  

In his own words... 

In my previous role, I was leading the team responsible for delivering digital capabilities to support our eCommerce expansion in the B2B space. I worked within the Digital Business Team focusing on digital transformation projects across different business segments and geographies: from tech to digital marketing. This involved the responsibility of running a global e-commerce platform across 3 segments. 

Read more

Squared Online Reviews | Daniel shares his experience of online learning

'Well, the past year has involved quite a bit of change!' - Daniel Zuidema, Director at Waeg, tells us about his career progression since completing Squared Online.

Daniel started working with Waeg, platinum Salesforce partner, a few weeks after graduating in September 2017. 'Waeg’s Managing Partner, Chris Timmerman, reached out to me, asking if I was interested helping him setting up the business in The Netherlands. Yes, I was!', he says. 

Read more

Squared Online Reviews | Sam's promotion after the course!

Squared Online grad, Sam Philips, tells us about her recent promotion and move to Singapore. Now working as VP Client Services for Leverate Media Asia, with a vast global network to tap into, the sky's the limit!

Why did you decide to take the course with us? 

I had been working in offline media for ten years, mainly focusing on TV, OOH, radio and on the odd occasion print. I've worked closely with the digital teams throughout my career to promote channel integration on campaigns but hadn't personally strategized, planned or executed a digital campaign (outside of VOD) in years and was becoming rusty on the continued developments and changes across the digital landscape. 

Read more

We’re launching an alumni programme for Squares!

We’re thrilled to announce that, this year, we’ll be launching an exclusive alumni programme for Squares!

At the heart of this programme, is an exciting online space where Squares can:

  • Hear about exclusive events and webinars in 2018
  • Share exciting new content including up-to-date articles which relate to Squared Online learning objectives, and
  • Engage in thought-provoking conversations with each other and experts 

With a global network of over 8,000 Squares, this space brings together like-minded, curious people from a variety of backgrounds to share knowledge, experience and ideas.

Read more

New Year's resolution to stay up to speed with Digital? Check out Google's Academy for Ads follow-on learning for Squares!

Last year, we were overwhelmed with the positive feedback we received from Squares about Academy for Ads courses:

“Wonderful initiative”

“Brilliant news...always looking to refresh my knowledge since graduating a few years ago!”

For those who missed our November edition, here’s a link to the first Academy for Ads series of follow-on learning for Squares.

Read more

Whitepaper - The Domination of InsurTech: Disruption and Adaptation within the Insurance Industry

During Module 5 of Squared Online we ask participants to complete a whitepaper on how future digital trends will impact a specific industry. The top 3 whitepapers are shared on this blog as a celebration of all their hard efforts!

Congratulations to Group 2 for this stellar piece of work. Team members include: Dawn Taylor, Shanice Martin, Holly Garbett, Magda Podobinska, Rodrigo Valle Velazco, Jo Stafford, Laura Haigh and Yuly Ospina.

Read more