• Salary Snapshot 2021

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

    4 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

    4 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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  • Locked Down and Upskilled

    6 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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  • How to Get the Pay Rise You Deserve

    7 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

    8 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

    9 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

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

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

    12 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

    about 1 year 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

    about 1 year 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

    about 1 year 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

    about 1 year 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

    about 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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  • How to Ace a Virtual Interview

    over 1 year ago

    ​As the coronavirus epidemic continues, more of us will be working from home. During this time, it is more likely that a candidate will be asked to interview via video conference call.If you find yourself interviewing for a new engineering or infrastructure role during this time, it is likely you will be asked to complete a video interview early in the candidate process. Vid...

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  • Start Your Week Fresh on a Blue Monday

    over 1 year ago

    ​Engineering and infrastructure professionals, do you find it harder to go to project site when it is a Blue Monday? Especially when you need to head to the under construction buildings or get to underground and not seeing the sun. We understand how hard it is to work on a Blue Monday and we understand how Monday Blues are affecting individuals’ performances. Working with i...

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