career Tag

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...