Resigning Professionally Part 2: Ending on a Good Note

In the first part of this article, I discussed how to tell your boss you are resigning and what to do if you receive a counter offer. That article can be found ​here​. Now that the hard part is over, here are some suggestions on maximizing your last few weeks in the office. Taking Care … Read more

Resigning Professionally Part 1: Giving Notice and Receiving Counteroffers

After stagnating in a marketing management role for the past number of years, you were headhunted and have landed your dream job at a growing startup. With a $20 000 salary increase, more flexibility, a shorter commute, and high potential for growth, you can’t wait to start in just 5 weeks time. Before rushing too … Read more

Tell me about yourself and other questions you shouldn’t panic over

Today’s blog is brought to you by what is, probably, the most career-related Google search of all time: How to answer when an interviewer asks, “tell me about yourself”. For some of us (me), the thought of talking about ourselves in a professional context is as terrifying as finding out your car rego is due … Read more

The graduate’s guide to the marketing and media space

So you’ve graduated, and are looking to kick-start your marketing and media career? Congratulations! Now where to from here? At Mint Talent, we specialise in the Media, Digital, Advertising Technology and Product Development industries. We act as a career mentor to our candidates and a strategic skills partner to our clients, building long-term relationships with … Read more

Starting a career in UX: a step by step guide

Forward-thinking businesses know that research and usability should lie at the core of all product development, which has translated into a rapid increase in demand for User Experience (UX) professionals over the past year. While UX isn’t a new field, it’s certainly a growing one. In fact, User Interface Design took the fifth spot on … Read more

Is Grit the New Black of Your 21st Century Career?

In 2013, the Angela Duckworth’s TED talk “Grit: The power of passion and perseverance” proposed that grit was the one characteristic as a significant predictor of success. Since then, Duckworth has suggested that grit is not the only determinant, but it does has a significant impact on success. There’s no denying that grit is a … Read more

Industry Insights: UX Designer

User Experience design (or ‘UX’) has graduated from a nice-to-have to a must-have for forward-thinking businesses. They recognise the direct correlation between a positive user experience and high conversion rates, retention and advocacy, and they know that savvy digital audiences won’t settle for anything less. Here at Mint Talent, we’ve seen a growing demand for … Read more

8 interview questions you never knew you needed

An interview should never just be about answering questions. It’s about asking the right questions. With that in mind, here are 8 useful questions you should ask to ensure you’re maximising your chances of success: 1. What were the key accomplishments that the previous person had in this role? This question helps give you markers … Read more

Mint Talent’s Referral Rewards: Pass It Forward

As a specialist recruiter for the Digital Media and Ad Tech space, we’re experts at bridging the gap between our clients and candidates. We’re partners with our clients and career mentors to our candidates. We thrive on referrals from our selective network of clients and candidates, so we believe in rewarding successful referrals. And as … Read more

International careers begin with a specialist recruiter

You’re talented, career-driven and hungry to learn. You’re looking for new horizons, but you’re wasting your time trawling through SEEK or getting spammed by lazy recruiters offering you jobs you don’t want. A blanket recruiter and a broad job search won’t give you the quality roles that you’re looking for, or deserve. You need a … Read more