A tale of two recruiters- Richard Center

A tale of two recruiters- Richard Center

I had a bit of a “sliding doors” moment last week. Michael Lai, one of Mantech’s up-and-coming recruiters, placed a software engineer into a great tech company last week. The candidate in question turned out to be someone I placed in what was one of my first placements at Mantech almost 18 years ago. It[…]

Follow Your Gut Feeling

Follow Your Gut Feeling

You’ve worked hard all week, you’ve followed the process, but what does your gut feel say? What have I learned in the past year of Recruitment and dealing with candidates in specifics? It’s that building long enduring relationships of trust and transparency goes a long way as opposed to the invaluable transactional agreement of what[…]

International Women’s Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #PressforProgress. This is a call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. According to ISACA’s global survey of Women in Technology ( conducted in 2017) women are still facing significant barriers in the workplace.   Mantech’s Managing Director Cameron Gillis has been[…]

“You are clearly an excellent engineer but…”

“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[…]

How we’re using Psychogeometric testing for hiring

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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In Conversation: Nima Beik

In Conversation: Nima Beik

Part of what we do involves asking lots of questions of our candidates, so we thought it only fair that you get to know us a little better.  Here, Nima Beik, one of our consultants, shares a little about his life outside of work, his technological history and passes on some advice for job hunters.
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