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Agile vs WaterfallWhy are companies switching?

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As many famous quotes have told us in the past, things never stay the same for long. This sentiment rings loud and true in the project industry, as agile methodology fast overtaking its waterfall predecessor.

3 Biggest IT Trends in 2017 [Video]

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A new year means a fresh range of upcoming IT trends. To focus your attention in 2017, here are the three technologies likely to have the biggest impact.

The first is the Internet of Things. As more and more devices are augmented with network connectivity, Gartner predicts they'll offer even more value to businesses. The organisation is forec…

Emerging developments in Australia's payments market

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In the eyes of many tech companies, the wallet is one extra item that can be made unnecessary as smartphones become even more advanced. In their perfect world, leaving the house without your wallet would no longer mean being locked off from most of your finances. We can already call and pay for an Uber to take us home, so why not add paying for our…

Gender Diversity in Leadership Part 1Video Blog (2 of 8)

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In the run up to International Womens Day The Recruitment Company has put together a series of video blogs in which industry leaders discuss issues around gender diversity.

This week we talk to Michele Adair, CEO of Cystic Fibrosis NSW, Craig Mowll, CEO of #D Business Diagnostics, Sarah Banek, Director at The Recruitment Company, Kelly Lamborn, CI…

The benefits of diversity in a software development team

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The tech industry has been the unfortunate end of some of the working world's most prevailing stereotypes. Thankfully, the basement-dwelling male caricature that's dominated pop culture's representation of the techy nerd is no longer an accurate representation of what it's like to work in an IT job.

In short, the industry as a whole has long be…

Gender Diversity in ITVideo Blog - Part 1

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The first in an 8 week series running through to International Womens Day. We interview industry specialists and discuss some of the issues facing organisations looking for a more gender diverse IT team.

Why the Christmas break is the perfect time to review your CV

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With Christmas a few days away and the dreaded due date for New Year's resolutions safely in the future, the desire to do sensible activities such as reviewing your CV and applying for jobs is probably tucked safely in the back of your mind. After all, you're on holiday, so that means all the recruiters are as well, right? Sort of. 

Despite off…

3 common biases that you are bringing to every interview

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Whilst the tradition of the face-to-face interview remains a cornerstone of the recruitment process, it is a method that is fraught with subjectivity, vagueness and undefined criteria such as ‘cultural fit’ and ‘the X factor’. This is compounded by the fact that the interview is often conducted by individuals who aren’t entirely certain about what …

Building company cultureThe Three Wise Monkeys approach

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Building an amazing company culture isn't easy but its worth it. Here’s the three wise monkeys approach to the basic building blocks of developing a high performing culture of engaged and happy employees.

See no evil

The foundation of any great company with a great culture is the attitude of the leader. If you want to create a team or a company t…