How to Write A Tech Resume

How to Write A Tech Resume

When it comes to landing a new IT job for 2019, having a freshly-polished resume is the best way to get you off to a good start and stand out from the crowd. To help out, here are a few of our best tips for writing an IT resume. Steer Clear of Cliché Authenticity is ...

Three Ways Women Can Drive Gender Diversity in IT

Three Ways Women Can Drive Gender Diversity in IT

Gender diversity is a much-debated topic in most industries, but with technology historically a male-dominated sector, it is certainly a prominent issue within IT.  Although progress has been made, there is still plenty work to do to create true diversity. In fact, the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals that women make up just 28 per ...

Sick of Losing the War for Talent? Recruit in January!

Sick of Losing the War for Talent? Recruit in January!

A lot of articles have been written over the years about the war for talent (indeed it brings up 261,000,000 hits on Google). It’s now widely known and acknowledged that the calibre of people you hire is critical to the success of any team or business. With Greater Sydney unemployment sitting at 4.47% (source: ABS, ...

Five Things to do When Onboarding Your New Employee

Five Things to do When Onboarding Your New Employee

Once you’ve found the perfect candidate to join your team, all your hard work doesn’t stop there.. The first few weeks are some of the most formative, and set the tone for their relationship with the business in the long term. Consequently, having an effective onboarding process is essential for easing the transition and setting ...

Square Pegs in Round Holes: Is it Time for a Rethink?

Square Pegs in Round Holes: Is it Time for a Rethink?

For a long time, companies have sought candidates who are the perfect fit. The right fit technically, the right fit in terms of depth of experience, the right fit culturally for their business. The round peg for the round hole – someone that ticks all the boxes. Whilst it seemed to make sense, today we’re ...

10 Key Lessons I’ve Learned in 10 Years

10 Key Lessons I’ve Learned in 10 Years

With SustainAbility turning ten this month, the business has certainly been on quite the journey since starting out in 2008. Over the coming months, we’ll be writing a series of blogs in celebration of reaching this milestone. In part one, I reflect on my decade with SustainAbility and the ten key lessons I’ve learned along ...

The Importance of Interview Feedback

The Importance of Interview Feedback

The benefits of interview feedback for candidates are obvious: if the feedback is specific and constructive the candidate will be in a strong position to improve as their search continues. There are, however, numerous benefits to providing interview feedback for employers too – yet it is surprising how many employers are still apprehensive about the ...