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Recruiting field notes

Erin holding a shell

Meet Erin

And another new addition to the Lookahead team!

So, you've been made redundant...

Redundancy is never a fun thing to experience, and the thought of starting a new job search can be overwhelming. Here are some tips that might help.

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Meet Ashleigh

We have another new addition to the Lookahead team!

4 day weeks, 2 years in

The job that upgrades your candidate’s life the most wins, so consider a four day week to help your hiring

Now hiring product roles

We’ve been quietly hiring product roles for over a year, it’s been awesome so we’ll stop doing it quietly. A bunch of our tech recruiters have product management experience, so you’re in great hands.

10 Years of Lookahead

We love birthdays, and this year it’s a big one for Lookahead so I hope you have fun celebrating with us remotely.

Meet Andrea

It's a new year, and we have a new Lookahead team member to tell you about!

Pondering Emerging Tech

Instead of thinking about the short term, let's have some fun over our holiday break and learn about all the exciting technologies that seems be exploding all at once.

The Autumn colours are mind blowing in Japan.

The Digital Nomad Life

With the new world of remote working, adventure and exploration are just around the corner if you take the plunge and become a digital nomad...

Meet Kyle

Proud to be welcoming Kyle to the team. He's our first dedicated researcher, bringing skills learned recruiting in SF and Sydney. Ask him about basketball stats and boolean strings.

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Lookahead Log

Jul

Welcome aboard, Erin! 🎉

Jun

Welcome aboard, Ashleigh! 🎉

May

Tech stocks crashing, but still plenty of hiring in AUS for now.

Apr

We're sponsoring Product Women Sydney!

Mar

10 Years of Lookahead 🎉

Feb

We're sponsoring Railscamp! Glad to have some IRL events back.

Jan 2022

We're noticing travel exemptions and visa sponsorships being granted quickly.

Dec 2021

Welcome to the team, Andrea!

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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