Hiring Strategies for Startups

After hundreds of hours of sweat equity that you have poured into your startup over the past 14 months your mobile rings with the most exciting news. A local angel investor that you have been building a relationship with over the past 4 months is going to lead your first funding round with a $200 … Read more

Employee Engagement: Winning in the Workplace

Employee Engagement

Doug Conant, a successful American businessman and former CEO of the Campbell Soup Company believed, “To win in the marketplace, you must win in the workplace.” Put simply, this means that employees are excited to come to work each day and are engaged and motivated to accomplish their tasks. When employees are engaged in a … Read more

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

Does Hiring for Culture Fit Stifle Diversity?

Picture this scenario: You are the Operations Manager of a Series A funded startup that has been operational for just over a year. The majority of the 12 employees are millennials with an average age of 27. While there is no clearly defined organisational culture, what has developed naturally is an environment with a casual … 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 Key Benefits to Building an Exclusive Partnership with a Recruitment Agency.

Many businesses choose to opt to work in exclusive partnerships, for example this could look like an external agency partnership or a brand collaboration, and can play to a business’ advantage! I want to delve in to the benefits of an exclusive recruitment partnership a little further: Reduced cost Better hires Talent pipelining   Time … 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