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Lookahead life

Meet Shaila

We’ve interviewed each of our team members and will be highlighting their unique backgrounds, past work experiences and funny facts, in a series of upcoming blog post profiles… first up is Shaila Man.

Lookahead Christmas Party Day

Lookahead Festive team day.

Birthday Leave

We implemented birthday leave this year. TL;DR; your autoresponder goes on and phone goes off. Your one job is to Treat Yo Self, and tell us about it in Slack.

Lookahead & Sendle

When Sendle raised their Series B we completed an on-site project to help them double their team quickly. All while maintaining their very high technical bar and unwavering focus on values fit.

Volunteer Day - Revitalising Sir Joseph Banks Park

We believe in volunteering and giving back at Lookahead. JP spent a day helping revitalise Sir Joseph Banks Park, a significant nature reserve on the Botany foreshore in South Sydney NSW.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Sarah McCarthy held a highly insightful and thought provoking workshop at Lookahead HQ on the topic of Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace.

Welcoming Nicolle!

Say hi to Nicolle everybody! She’s a recruiting industry veteran with more than 20 years experience.

Fraser’s work experience week

We have Fraser Allen doing work experience with us this week! Some of you might know him - he’s Matt and Aprill Allen’s son. Flew here from Melbourne and everything.

Congrats, JP!

JP is now a partner at Lookahead Search. Joining in 2015, JP has seen us grow and helped us grow up. He’s a steady hand that’s calm under pressure and is always good for advice.

RubyConf AU 2019 - Melbourne

RubyConf kicked off on the evening of the 6th Feb with a delightful opening party at the Skydeck located on the 89th floor of the Eureka Tower!

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