“You are clearly an excellent engineer but…”

There is clearly somewhat of an arms race in Sydney for tech companies to secure top engineering talent. Asking salaries are on the rise, counter-offers at resignation time commonplace and there is a marked increase in average time-to-hire.  Great news for high performing engineers! And yet, in the face of all the growing demand for
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How we’re using Psychogeometric testing for hiring

Workplace diversity is a buzz phrase in the hiring world, and is a key consideration in today’s fast paced environment.  It can be the difference between balance and unrest in a team.  It is also a broad term which is most commonly applied to gender and culture, but it should also be considered in relation to personality type.
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I’ve got a beef! Where are all the recruiters going???

Why have all the recruiters (or should I say Talent Acquisition Specialists) working in the big software companies been trained and grounded in search and recruiting firms?  Have you ever seen a recruiter at Google, Amazon et al. trained at said company from rookie status through to competency? No, I thought not! These companies don’t train – someone else does that for them.  Have a look through LinkedIn at the thousands of recruiters who work at the software behemoths.
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How finding the right candidate is like finding a great whisky

We all know how hard it is to find that perfect candidate. There are always a large number and variety to choose from, each with their own specific characteristics, skills and experience. Sometimes it’s hard to sort through the noise to get to ‘the one’, often overlooking great potential because it doesn’t look right. For me it’s a bit like finding a great single malt whisky.
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Defining Career Moment: Expletives, piercings & company culture

The Cambridge dictionary describes a career-defining moment or action as “one that is very important in making someone successful in their job, or in deciding how they will be remembered.” At Mantech, we have talked about such moments a lot recently, and have decided to share some of ours to give you an insight into who the team are, and how they came to be where they are now.  Here, Cameron Gillies talks about self expression, management and corporate values.
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Defining Career Moment: Stand your ground & ride into the sunset

The Cambridge dictionary describes a career-defining moment or action as “one that is very important in making someone successful in their job, or in deciding how they will be remembered.” At Mantech, we have talked about such moments a lot recently, and have decided to share some of ours to give you an insight into who the team are, and how they came to be where they are now.  Here, Pat Munro talks about career armageddon, intuition and standing your ground.
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Defining Career Moment: A night out in Japan & a call from the boss…

The Cambridge dictionary describes a career-defining moment or action as “one that is very important in making someone successful in their job, or in deciding how they will be remembered.” At Mantech, we have talked about such moments a lot recently, and have decided to share some of ours to give you an insight into who the team are, and how they came to be where they are now.  Here, one of our Senior Consultants Stephen Winnick talks about a sticky situation with his boss, and how, against the odds, he managed to come out on top.
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Defining Career Moment: “I have a life outside of work”

The Cambridge dictionary describes a career-defining moment or action as “one that is very important in making someone successful in their job, or in deciding how they will be remembered.” At Mantech, we have talked about such moments a lot recently, and have decided to share some of ours to give you an insight into who the team are, and how they came to be where they are now.  Here, our Team Manager Richard Center talks about the importance of work/ life balance and what it took to secure his job at Mantech 16 years ago.
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How to build a culture of continuous improvement…

…and use it to increase team productivity.

Continuous improvement is a principle developed as part of various Lean/ Agile methodologies.  With constant evaluation and solution implementation at its core, it serves to improve workplace culture, streamline processes and ultimately work towards more productive team performance.  This modern approach to management has many benefits, and once implemented effectively, can help to empower staff and improve company culture; both of which are proven to produce cost efficiencies.
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Women In Technology Part 2: Solar Analytics Senior Project Manager, Cindy Hung

As Cindy Hung knows, technology is primarily a male dominated industry.  With 16 years of management experience, 9 of which have been in technology, she recently made a career move that changed her perception of how the industry functions.  Cindy is now a Senior Project Manager at Solar phentermine no prescription Analytics, an international software startup at the forefront of the tech industry which also  seeks to actively include women in its workforce.  She describes this move as one of the best decisions of her career. In this two part series we chat to Cindy and Solar Analytics CEO, Stefan Jarnason about women in technology. You can find Stefan’s interview here.

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