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CV vs. Resume vs. Cover Letter

Ever found yourself wondering if a CV and a resume are the same thing? You're not alone! While people often use these terms interchangeably, there are some key differences you should know.

Job seeking

Resume Tips From A Tech Recruiter (With Canva Template)

Job hunting is tough, but these tips from a tech recruiter will help your resume stand out. Whether you're a software engineer or in another field, these strategies will make your job search easier and boost your chances of landing that dream job.

Job seeking

From Code to Data: Mike Gouline on Leading Data & ML at mx51

We chat with Mike Gouline, Head of Data & ML at mx51, about his career journey. From his early days in software and mobile development to leading innovative data engineering and machine learning projects, Mike shares his insights on the evolving landscape of data roles and the future of the field in 2024.

Lookahead friends

Cheryl Gledhill

We chat with Cheryl Gledhill, a Director of Product for Culture Amp. She talks about product management in 2024 and some common misconceptions about product roles. Cheryl's one-sentence hiring advice may be our favourite yet.

Lookahead friends

Onboarding Tips & Checklist

Considering the adage "You never get a second chance to make a first impression," onboarding is a topic worth covering in detail. We've put together a checklist with tips and ideas for smooth and engaging onboarding.

Hiring advice

Full Stack Developer Guide 2024

Want to know all about being a full-stack developer? As a tech recruitment agency with software developers on our team, we know a fair bit about the topic so we've put together a guide.

Hiring advice

Ted Tencza

We chatted with Ted, a software developer and engineering manager, for our Ducks in a Row newsletter interview.

Lookahead friends

Favourite Tech Tools & Resources

We've asked our friends in the tech industry to share their go-to tools and resources, and why they love them so much. From team scheduling and tackling time zones to code troubleshooting, these tools can help you be more efficient, creative and well-organised.

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12 Things We've Observed In 12 Years of Lookahead

Lookahead turned 12 this month 🎉 Over a decade in tech recruitment, we've seen a thing or two. Here are some key insights and thoughts from our team.

Lookahead life

Tech Events & Meetups

We've compiled a list of awesome tech events and meetups in Australia (and overseas) where you can learn, get inspired and mingle with your people.


“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

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