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12 Things We've Observed In 12 Years of Lookahead

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Irena Macri
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Mar 12
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2024
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Lookahead turned 12 this month ๐ŸŽ‰ Over a decade in tech recruitment, we've seen a thing or two. Here are some key insights and thoughts from our team.

๐Ÿ’ญ12 things we've observed in 12 years of Lookahead ๐Ÿ’ญ

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๐Ÿค Long-term connections matter; take care of those bridges.

๐ŸŽข The market can go up or down at any moment. Ride the waves and focus on your inputs.

๐Ÿซฑ Help with no expectations, it has a funny way of returning.

โœ๏ธ Write the thing down.๐ŸŽ™ Say the hard thing.

โœ… Do the thing: In 2015 a General Assembly grad friend felt like they got to programming too late. Theyโ€™re a senior now.

๐Ÿ’ช Do difficult work with fun people, not the other way around.

๐ŸŒ Small but consistent efforts over infrequent Herculean efforts.

๐Ÿซถ Kindness counts.

๐Ÿ›ฃ Run at a sustainable pace. Any race car driver will tell you smooth is fast.

๐Ÿ’ณ Pay your debts early (especially diversity debt).

๐Ÿ‘พ Software continues to eat the world.

What have we missed?

๐Ÿ’ž A big thank you to our team members, past and present, clients, peers and the amazing tech community for making it such a memorable ride. Looking forward to the next 12 ๐Ÿš€.



Here are some photos from Lookaheadโ€™s birthday party. Itโ€™s always fun and energising to catch up with our friends and colleagues in person. ๐Ÿ˜

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