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Recruiting field notes

Lookahead's 2020

It was a tough year but one that we’ll look back on fondly. We’ve learned things about ourselves and changed habits for the better. Everyone had their own unique experience but we’re grateful to be in Australia, doubly so to be working in technology.

Developer Apprenticeships

Every company wants to build a more diverse team and hiring juniors helps get you there. Most companies say they don't have capacity to train juniors so our friends at Blackmill are here to fill that gap.

Understanding Employee Share Options

Employee equity is not always well understood in Australia. It's an important topic far too large for one blog post, but let's look at one common scenario.

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A new look for Lookahead

After eight and bit years, we've undergone a brand refresh. Find out more about our new logo, new website, and our (slightly) new name.

Notes from a first time speaker

Speaking at meetups is a great way to enhance your job search, but it can be daunting for first timers. Debbie has shared her experience of being a first time speaker, so you know what to expect.

Meet Steve

In our final staff profile, we interview Steve, without whom there would be no Lookahead. He does business in the best way; finding top talent for organisations of all sizes, with clients and candidates become who long time partners and friends.

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How to support your favourite meetups

The world has changed a lot since COVID-19, including the way meetups are run. Find out some simple ways you can support your favourite meetups while they move to online events.

Meet Nic

Introducing Nic, she is a Recruiting Veteran with over 20 years experience, starting her career hiring Cobol Developers.

Meet Kat

Introducing Kat, our Operations Manager and organiser of all things rad! Originally from the UK, she moved to Berlin where she fell in love with tech, joined RailGirls and learnt to code.

Meet Debbie

Debbie’s been at Lookahead for over two years now and in her previous life she was a Product Manager. She pioneered the four-day working week before it became popular!

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Lookahead Log

Jan 2021

Most clients debating their remote vs on-site split.

Dec 2020

2020. We did it. Happy holidays, friends!

Nov 2020

Welcome to the team, Sarah!

Oct 2020

Happy 7th birthday, SydCSS! 🥳

Sep 2020

Highest demand for Node.js developers that we've seen.

Aug 2020

New site! Send your feedback while the code is fresh in our minds :)

Jul 2020

Noticing an increase in hiring activity. Nearly back to pre-Covid levels.

Jun 2020

We're getting used to being fully remote.

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We don’t just hire for other companies; we’re also building our own dream team.

We hire people who care about technology and train them to become great technical recruiters.

Are you a developer looking for a more people-focused role? Or a product manager who wants more autonomy?

If you love technology and want to work more closely with people, Lookahead could be the perfect fit.

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“Although I’m not coding on a daily basis, I’ve really enjoyed meeting developers and chatting with them. Having that technical background definitely helps me understand what developers and companies are after. I’ve also spent a lot of time giving people general advice on job searching and resume writing. They really appreciate that.”

Fiona Chan

Lookahead recruiter since 2015