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

Mint Talent’s 12 months in review

What a year for Mint Talent! We have clocked up many hours of meetings, placed candidates from Melbourne, Singapore, to India, and received positive feedback from our clients and candidates. We have worked extremely hard and drank a lot of tea and coffee in the process!

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

Q&A on Leadership and Talent Development in the Advertising industry, with leading Organisational Psychologist, Debbie Sandy

The fast-paced and evolving nature of the Advertising and Media industry often means that many young leaders are stepping up into leadership roles quite quickly, with little training or coaching in team management. At Mint Talent, we work with a fantastic Talent and Leadership Development specialist and qualified Organisational Psychologist, Debbie Sandy, with 17 years … Read more

Diversity provides the best environment for your talent

There is a lot of conversation happening around ‘Diversity’, whether that is diversity in society, an example being the recent campaign around Marriage Equality in Australia, or whether that is diversity in the workplace. So what is Diversity? Diversity is typically described as the state of being different, which in the workplace refers to the … 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

Thinking of Moving for Your Career?

There’s nothing like travelling when you’re on holiday. Immersing yourself in a different world of language and culture is fascinating and empowering. Exploring new places, learning new things are all exciting and more enjoyable when you know you can return to the safety of home comforts. It can be more challenging when you are offered … Read more

Happy Lunar New Year from Singapore!

Happy Lunar New Year & Gōng Xǐ Fā Cái! The Year of the Fire Rooster is upon us and the lunar new year celebrations throughout South East Asia and East Asia are in full swing. Here at Mint Talent, we have a network of clients and candidates that stretches across the Asia Pacific region, so … Read more