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

Spotlight on Singapore

Talk to anyone who has lived in Singapore and chances are they will tell you it’s a vibrant regional hub that offers endless personal and professional opportunity. It’s an easy claim to affirm: Singapore has been named one of the world’s safest, smartest cities and ranks highly for healthcare and education on the global spectrum. … Read more

Benefits of using a migration agent or lawyer

At Mint Talent, we often have candidates ask us about the sponsorship and visa process in Australia in Australia and within the Asia-Pacific region. While we always aim to stay up to date with the latest visa requirements, we feel it’s always best to speak to a qualified migration agent or migration lawyer. In this … 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

Our referral program just got better! – Our new transparent referral process

As many of our candidates are aware, we have made ‘refer a friend’ a big part of our recruitment process, and as such have paid out sizable referral rewards of up to $2,500. As of this week, we are going one step further in terms of what we deliver to our candidate and referral network. … 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