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Don’t make it hard to leave, make it easy to stay

The success of any company rides on the strength of its people, and while building the A-team is every founder’s dream, keeping it is just as important. So, what is the secret sauce to making a company where people want to stay?

Hiring advice

Write a career journal

Struggling with interviews? You're not alone! Prepare like a pro by creating a career journal full of memorable stories - your brain's cheat sheet for those tricky questions.

Job seeking

Work-related advice from our friends in tech

We love collecting tips and insights from peers in our monthly newsletter interviews. We started publishing these valuable nuggets in a series of blog posts called 'We asked friends in tech'. Most recently, we shared our friends' excellent hiring tips. Today, we’re highlighting their one-sentence work-related advice.

Job seeking

Hiring advice from our friends in tech

We asked friends in tech for their one-sentence hiring advice. Here is a list of our favourite nuggets, plus our team's top-notch tips when hiring your dream team.

Hiring advice

4-day work week: a 2023 update

With more and more companies trialling a 4-day work week, we revisit this increasingly popular topic with new tips and insights.

Lookahead life

Jo Montanari

We chatted with Jo for our Ducks in a Row newsletter interview and learnt about modo, her favourite reads and the power of the glue.

Lookahead friends

Questions to ask at the end of the interview

Keep that conversation going strong with our list of questions to ask employers at the end of the interview.

Job seeking

John Allsopp

We chatted with John for our Ducks in a Row newsletter interview and learned about his favourite podcasts, tools and hiring advice.

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Using an open source contribution to skip a take home challenge

Adam and I made a list of active open-source projects that need help. If you're asked to create code for an interview process, this feels like it could be better than a take-home.

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So, you want to be a contractor...

Have you thought about taking a contract role? Here are tips and considerations

Job seeking

“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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