Job seeking

Advice for finding and securing a great role.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

So, you want to be a contractor...

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

So, you've been made redundant...

Redundancy is never a fun thing to experience, and the thought of starting a new job search can be overwhelming. Here are some tips that might help.

Thoughts on Negotiation

When any negotiations takes place it's good to learn some basic principals, strategies and tactics of negotiation, in order to improve the chances of a positive outcome.

Predictions for the year to come

Having just reached the nine year mark, Lookahead looks ahead to what could happen in the industry as we approach our tenth birthday.

Understanding Employee Share Options

Employee equity is not always well understood in Australia. It's an important topic far too large for one blog post, but let's look at one common scenario.

“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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We hire people who care about technology and train them to become great technical recruiters.

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If you love technology and want to work more closely with people, Lookahead could be the perfect fit.

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