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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!

Moving to four days a week

When Coronavirus hit, hiring paused for about two thirds of our active roles. It was a tough situation but it made sense. We all moved to four days a week and kept the team together.

Meet Simeon

Next in our series of Lookahead profiles, we find out all about Simeon, who has been a techie for a long time, but a musician for even longer!

Meet Fiona

Meet Fiona, one of our oldest Lookaheadians, in a previous life she was a Senior Front End Dev and Scrum Master. And she has Perfect Pitch!

Meet JP

In the latest of our team interviews, meet JP, he is a partner of Lookahead and in a previous life he was a development manager and an Agile coach before joining Lookahead!

Lookahead’s Pledge 1% commitment

Pledge 1% is a global movement of founders who pledge to give 1% of profit, product, time, equity. We pledged many years ago and I finally write more about it here.

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.

Video Interviewing for Developers during Social Isolation

While we’re all in social isolation, there are companies still hiring - they’ve adapted by replacing in person interviews with video interviews. I gave a talk at SydCSS last week explaining how to prepare.

ReactConf AU 2020

The first ReactConf AU was a huge success, and very lucky with the timing. Steve was part of the organising committee and writes about the event here.

Good people know good people

We love meeting new people and value referrals.

Lookahead Log

Feb

A Ruby renaissance? Reams of Rails roles racking up.

Jan 2021

Most clients debating their remote vs on-site split.

Dec

2020. We did it. Happy holidays, friends!

Nov

Welcome to the team, Sarah!

Oct

Happy 7th birthday, SydCSS! 🥳

Sep

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

Aug

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.

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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