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

    2 days 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

    28 days 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

    about 2 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

    about 2 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

    3 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

    3 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

    3 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

    3 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

    4 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

    5 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

    7 months 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

    7 months 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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  • Global Whitepaper: The Work-Life Rebalance

    8 months ago

    ​After the largest working-from-home experiment from Covid-19, engineers, how are you doing? Is working-from-home sparing you extra few hours from the commute? Or, on the other hand, is remote work allowing you to spend quality time with your children? No matter what are you benefiting from, this longest period of working-from-home experience is bringing the workforce to ret...

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  • What to Do If You're Made Redundant at this Difficult Time?

    8 months ago

    Covid-19 has disrupted the global economy and the job market, leaving some employers little choice but to downsize their headcount to survive. Being made redundant can affect everyone mentally, financially, and emotionally. However, the key to surviving this is to overcome the challenges and make the most out of it. Why? It's a temporary state of being. This article aims to ...

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  • Reopen Office in 6 Steps

    8 months ago

    Working from home can be easier for engineers. When Covid-19 first started, we already covered some tips on setting up for remote working. Most of the companies in the engineering and infrastructure sectors already have pre-existing flexible working hours or work from home policies. Engineers are actually feeling more confident as the trust is strong between them and their e...

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  • Ready to Return? Six Steps to Get Back to the Office

    8 months ago

    Engineers, how are you doing during Covid-19? Were you able to work from home? Or were your projects actually hold up and subsequently delayed? Is your company asking you to return?During the past six months, we all have experienced the longest period ever of lockdown. More than ever, we miss our offices, our project sites and our colleagues. As we adjust to the new normal a...

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  • Why You Should Not Hesitate to Find A New Job

    8 months ago

    In times of uncertainty, we are supposed to lay low and wait for better days, right? With the global pandemic looming over our heads, this argument is strengthened by lower economic activity and reduced expectations. However, staying where you are in terms of your career may be just the thing you should not be doing. Finding a new job could be more beneficial.Someone says th...

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  • How a Specialist Recruiter Can Help You Secure Your Dream Job In a Difficult Job Market

    9 months ago

    Using a specialist recruiter is like having a sector insider working on your behalf to help you find a better job—and at zero cost. At LVI Associates, we hold long and rich relationships with some of the biggest or most successful companies within engineering and infrastructure—and represent up-and-coming businesses who are seeking the hottest talent to help support the...

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  • SWA Webinar: The Water Market in South East Asia

    9 months ago

    ​In early August, we have co-hosted a webinar with Singapore Water Associations. At this webinar, we have invited Mr Pravi Bansal, Partner M&A and Strategy at Amane Advisors to discuss the topic "The Water Market in South East Asia". The webinar has successfully finished and we have more than 100 participants attended the webinar. There are lots of great questions raised...

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  • Under Construction: The Post-Pandemic Workplace

    10 months ago

    While the global pandemic will inevitably result in long term transformations to the form and function of the workplace, the short term will mostly be characterized by iterative solutions intended to buy time and weather immediate concerns.It is uncertain when or if a vaccine for COVID-19 will be discovered, and radical reorganization of the workplace could prove an unnecess...

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