• Reimagine the Future Through Talent

    20 days ago

    ​With a rapidly evolving business climate on the horizon, how can firms be agile, innovative, and sharpen their operational capabilities to remain at the competitive edge of Engineering? It begins by reimagining the future through talent. By placing talent at the intersection of business decisions and growth strategies, Infrastructure and Engineering players can better pre...

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  • Resignation Best Practice Guide

    about 1 month ago

    It is no secret that the year of 2021 has become an overwhelmingly candidate driven market. With companies across many industries scouring for talent. Findings in our 2021 Water and Renewable Energy Salary Snapshots showed significant compensation and benefits discrepancies even between countries within the Asia Pacific regions.As we acclimatise to new working flexibility, s...

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  • Virtual Recruitment Landscape

    4 months ago

    The historical events of the past year made most firms pivot and re-evaluate their talent acquisition processes. Despite the resetting of traditional workplace rules, on the back of many businesses continuing to limit travel and in-person collaboration, what can be said for the virtual recruitment landscape then?  At LVI Associates, a subsidiary brand of the Phaidon Internat...

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  • How to Attract Female Talent to Engineering

    4 months ago

    ​Women remain as scarce as ever in engineering and advanced manufacturing. By the latest estimates, women make up 13% of the engineering workforce in the United States. In the United Kingdom, this disproportionate narrative persists; only 12% of females represent the city's engineers, with Hong Kong coming shockingly behind the average at 8%.

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  • Salary Snapshot 2021

    5 months ago

    Available for download now! Surveyed over 1,500+ Renewable Energy and Water professionals across the APAC, covering salary, holiday, benefits and career progression data.

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  • How To Avoid Bias In Job Descriptions

    5 months ago

    ​There is overwhelming evidence that companies with diverse workforces perform better on every possible metric, with diversity positively impacting every level of a business, from the cleaning staff to the board of directors.Asian professionals say a workplace that respects diverse opinion is key to retaining talent. Bringing in as many perspectives, working styles and exper...

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  • Navigating the Talent Challenge Post-Pandemic

    5 months ago

    ​The legacy of the global pandemic and the future of work is yet to be determined. As firms carve out a path forward, there are signs that the flexible working paradigm may be the solution to the impeding talent challenge, namely the battle of acquisition and retention. A recent Forbes feature, in partnership with our parent company Phaidon International, raises prominent qu...

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  • Recording | The Day After Tomorrow: ANZ Water Market Update

    5 months ago

    ​We have hosted a webinar on the topic The Day After Tomorrow: ANZ Water Market Update. Revisit the recorded webinar and get a copy of the key takeaways Questions & Answer: A Collection of the Best from the ANZ Water Webinar.

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  • 5 Tips on Maintaining a Mentally Healthy Mind, Body and Soul

    5 months ago

    The mental health issue is happening everywhere. A conservative estimate of 1 in 5 people in Japan will experience one form or more of depression in their lifetime. In Singapore, resulting from Covid-19, there is an 18 percent increase in calling for help to The Samaritans of Singapore in 2020. And for Australia, 3,000 Australians end their lives each year.In light of the an...

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  • Performance Over Presence

    6 months ago

    ​Change may well be on the horizon and is accelerating exponentially. At the beginning of 2020, many engineering and infrastructure companies were firmly thrust into a remote working trajectory, a watershed year for digital transformation within the workplace. For the past year, the high-speed mass adoption of flexible working required employers to redefine and re-examine th...

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  • Locked Down and Upskilled

    7 months ago

    ​The global health crisis caused by Covid-19 has resulted in many becoming accustomed to spending endless time at home. With the days blending seamlessly into the next, how have individuals made productive use of this time during local lockdowns and periods of self-isolation?Some have utilised this new-found time to prioritise self-care, rediscover a particular passion, or i...

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  • World Water Day 2021: Stories from Water Professionals

    7 months ago

    March 22 is World Water Day. This is an annual UN observance day that highlights the importance of freshwater.At LVI Associates, we work closely every day with organisations and professionals that make an impact in the water world. Today, we have invited them to share their stories with us. What is their passion for the water industry? How have they impacted the water indust...

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  • International Women's Day 2021: An interview with Kayleigh Regan

    8 months ago

    ​A challenging world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. At LVI Associates, we choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world.From challenge comes change, we have an interview...

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  • International Women's Day 2021: An interview with Elizabeth Pugh

    8 months ago

    ​A challenging world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. At LVI Associates, we choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world.From challenge comes change, we have an interview...

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  • Advancing Women of Colour in Engineering and Infrastructure

    8 months ago

    ​"Asian economies are sitting on a powerful and underutilised engine of growth. Advancing gender equality in Asia-Pacific could mean an extra US$4.5 trillion or 12 per cent of the collective annual GDP," said President Halimah Yacob at Women's Forum Global Meeting 2020.More than 90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has m...

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  • How to Get the Pay Rise You Deserve

    8 months ago

    ​​No-one likes to talk about pay but are you missing out on a hard-earned raise? Time to break the taboo and secure the pay rise you deserve. Start by asking.Know your worthBe prepared. Don't let impostor syndrome get the better of you and undervalue yourself. Likewise, don't expect your line manager to have a new salary already calculated for you in case you finally plucked...

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    9 months ago

    ​It’s tempting to enter 2021 with blind optimism. However, to learn as much as possible from the adversities we all faced last year is essential. We’d like to suggest that we begin 2021 with a brief period of reflections. Download report.

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  • 12 Days of Career Advice

    11 months ago

    ​As the holidays approach, often full of end-of-year reviews, promotions and job hunting, it’s more important than ever to demonstrate your abilities. We have put together the 12 most fundamental tips that will help you excel in your career.

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  • 5 Tips for Dealing with Back to the Office Blues

    about 1 year ago

    If you are experiencing the back to the office blues, there is no need to worry. Settling into the office routine is easier for some than it is for others. Following the anxiety-filled, work-from-home adventure, brought to us courtesy of the pandemic, many will find the return to be somewhat challenging.Getting accustomed to the office commute, the rigid office routine, and ...

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  • The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter to Find Talent

    about 1 year ago

    Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove arduous for any company. But the process becomes even more challenging when you work within a niche industry or sector. In these situations, a specialist recruiter can help find the perfect candidate for a hard-to-fill role.There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking to find niche talent:Deep ...

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