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: “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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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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Is Louis Theroux working at Mantech?

Go to the internet and there are scads and scads of tips telling you how to win that job, how to nail the interview. Generally these well intentioned missives centre on things like:

  • Promote your strengths and manage your weaknesses
  • Maintain eye contact – Don’t mumble – Don’t be nervous
  • Be assertive – Sell yourself
  • Show your ‘action’ persona

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How to create an interactive resume

These days, a recruiter may receive hundreds of job applications for one position, so it’s more important than ever to stand out from the crowd.  But regardless of your skill set, it can be difficult to remain memorable when one role can attract hundreds of applications, and when your first point of contact is normally via email or digital submission. An interactive, animated or visual representation of your experience could be the perfect option.

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A story of success: Entering the Australian IT industry, from an outsiders perspective

Daniel Versick recently approached Mantech looking for work in R&D and systems programming.  He is well spoken, highly accomplished in Linux and offers 15 years’ software experience.

Ultimately, he would be an ideal employee at any company lucky enough to have him, but following his recent emigration from Germany, where his extensive software skillset was in high demand, he was surprised at the subtle differences between the two countries’ industries.

Here, he tells us about his experience, how he feels the Australian technology industry differs and why he made the decisions he did.
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