• Engineer Your Next Career Change

    9 months ago

    ​​Embracing change, whether professionally or personally, can be a headache. However, whilst some change might be an uphill battle for individuals, it can also be an enabler of professional development and enhance a growth mindset.  In your professional life, are you longing for a change in direction? Maybe you stayed put at the same business for a decade, but now is the rig...

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  • How to Secure the Pay Raise You Deserve

    10 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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  • Learning During Lockdowns

    11 months ago

    As the global health crisis brings us more challenges to face, ​ many are becoming more and more comfortable staying at home for more extended periods of time. 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-car...

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  • How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    11 months ago

    ​Roles within the infrastructure and engineering sector are often demanding and project-based, so it is important you choose the right role and projects that you find genuinely challenging and invigorating. Though your salary is important, it is vital to look beyond a salary number when considering a job offer.When evaluating a job offer, it is important to consider more tha...

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  • Salary Snapshot 2021

    over 1 year 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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  • Recording | The Day After Tomorrow: ANZ Water Market Update

    over 1 year 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

    over 1 year 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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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    almost 2 years 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

    almost 2 years 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 2 years 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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  • What to Do If You're Made Redundant at this Difficult Time?

    about 2 years 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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  • Ready to Return? Six Steps to Get Back to the Office

    about 2 years 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

    about 2 years 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

    over 2 years 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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  • Under Construction: The Post-Pandemic Workplace

    over 2 years 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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  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Be an LGBTQ+ Career Partner

    over 2 years ago

    ​​What makes a great recruiter? There are many styles and personalities out there suitable for every job seeker. Recruiters should always act as advocates for professionals who are trying to advance their careers. However, for members of the LGBTQ+ community, recruiters can play an even more essential role – being a career partner.Why do LGBTQ+ professionals need a career pa...

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  • How to Make Video Calls Less Tiring

    over 2 years ago

    ​​​Many of us are working in a virtual office these days. For infrastructure & engineering professionals, that might mean more time in front of the camera and video calls than you signed up for.Why video calls make you tired?Evolving from social animals, most human communication is non-verbal. In face-to-face conversations, we gain additional meaning from the way people ...

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  • The Five Soft Skills You Need For Remote Working in The Near Future

    over 2 years ago

    After Covid-19: The Five Soft Skills You Need for Remote WorkingThanks to everyone being extra cautious to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Asia is slowly returning back to the “real” normal. In Singapore, most companies are prepared to return to the office. Although we are all hoping our work environment will return to the way it is before, much of the global workforce is ...

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  • How to Navigate A Difficult Job Market

    over 2 years ago

    ​​While Asia is slowly coming back to the real normal, the Covid-19 has rattled markets and the global economy, leading to increased unemployment. Whether you are actively looking for a new job or have decided to move, we have put together this guide to help infrastructure & engineering professionals navigate these challenging times. Read on to discover how to hide, move...

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  • Being Business Critical in the New Virtual Workplace

    over 2 years ago

    ​Governments all over the world are appealing to the engineering community to help deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. Factories are being asked to shift production to meet the high demand for ventilators. While mammoth hospitals are being raised in just days.For those working on other projects, construction work is slowing down. To minimize the impact, the Association for Cons...

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