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LVI Associates: Your Trusted Partner for Exceptional Building Services Talent in Singapore & APAC

As you navigate through the realms of design, planning, and execution, with a strong emphasis on sustainability and energy conservation, our global presence and specialized expertise establish us as the leading partner for permanent, contract, and multi-hire talent solutions in the Building Services sector.

Leveraging our extensive 15+ years of experience in talent acquisition, we excel in delivering superior hiring, onboarding, and retention outcomes. If your goal is to streamline your recruitment processes, attract top professionals using data-backed insights on salaries and benefits, and stay up-to-date with industry advancements, don't hesitate to request a call back or submit a job vacancy. We are here to expedite your search for Building Services experts.

Whether you're in search of top-tier talent in Building Services or an industry professional exploring new career opportunities, LVI Associates is your reliable ally. Our team specializes in sourcing elite professionals, including Design Engineers, Heavy Civil Superintendents, Project Managers, and more, to meet your specific needs in APAC.

Benefits of working with LVI Associates

In today's rapidly evolving infrastructure landscape, Building Services play a crucial role, incorporating sophisticated technology and robust cybersecurity measures. The demand for such developments is soaring as established and emerging organizations embrace smart and automated systems in building management.

Whether you require rapid placements for critical roles like a Heavy Civil Superintendent or strategic talent acquisition solutions for multiple Building Services positions, LVI Associates is well-equipped to deliver remarkable results. As you collaborate with our specialist Building Services team, you can benefit from numerous advantages, including:

Experience

We have over a decade’s worth of experience as a leading talent partner inBuilding Services

Network

A vast, global network of the best, in-demand professionals, working worldwide acrossBuilding Services.

Knowledge

Our award-winning Building Services talent specialists offer bespoke, tailored guidance on the latest hiring trends and industry news to help you achieve your goals.

Take the first step in overcoming your talent shortage by completing our form. Our dedicated team awaits the opportunity to discuss how we can effectively partner with your organization to fulfill your Building Services hiring needs.

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Building Services Opportunities

As automation continues to shape our built environment, Building Services professionals play a pivotal role in ensuring its seamless integration. Aligning your career with LVI Associates, a talent specialist immersed in the Building Services sector, can propel you on a leading trajectory in this evolving field. Take the next step by exploring our current job openings, and our experienced consultants will reach out to you when a fitting opportunity arises. Let us help you pave the way for your future in Building Services.

Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer Qualifications My client is seeking an accomplished and self-assured Electrical Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will serve as a Project Manager overseeing multiple projects, collaborating with our internal MEP/FP team to achieve the objectives set by architects and owners. Responsibilities may include devising action plans for securing new projects, setting goals and priorities for the Tampa office, and identifying potential markets and clients. Core Competencies: Proficiency in electrical engineering principles within the realm of building construction. Capacity to enhance technical proficiency through experience and a strong work ethic. Effective communication with architects, owners, and contractors. Ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Encouragement for engineers to assume more responsible and leadership roles based on experience. Qualifications: B.S. in Electrical Engineering 7+ years of experience with complex building electrical systems in the commercial and institutional sector. Registered Professional Engineer with a Florida P.E. license or the ability to obtain one. Experience with Revit. Strong written and oral communication skills essential for team-based projects. Employee Benefits: Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. Comprehensive health benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, short-term, and long-term care insurance. Additional health benefits such as HSA-compatible medical coverage with employer contributions, telemedicine, and more. 401k retirement plan with employer match. Paid time off for vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Opportunities for continuous learning. Chance to contribute to and lead impactful projects. Let me know if this is something that interests you!

Negotiable
Tampa
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Assistant Superintendent

Assistant Superintendent - Data Centre Construction - Texas, San Antonio Salary: $80,000- $120,000 My client, a leading contractor in the US, is urgently seeking to add an Assistant Superintendent to their rapidly expanding team in Texas, San Antonio. With multiple Billion Dollar projects underway already and loads more due to start over the course of the next year, this opportunity offers a stable role in one of the best & busiest construction markets in the world right now! The first project is located in San Antonio which has already broken ground and is valued over $1B, followed by a range of different data centre and mission critical projects. Required Experience for role: Data Centre/Mission Critical Construction experience Knowledge of working on Large, Multimillion Dollar Projects is Essential Experience can come from either General Contractor or Sub Contractor Side Preferred experience for role: Minimum 2 years of data centre construction experience Minimum 3 years of Electrical Construction Experience Possess strong relationship building skills

US$80000 - US$120000 per annum + 401k Match + Bonus structure + 3 week PTO
San Antonio
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Mechanical Senior Project Manager

Company Overview Currently partnered with a large national Mechanical Contractor (TOP 20 ENR) specializing in large scale industrial and commercial construction projects. They're currently seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager for large industrial project in Jeffersonville, OH but have projects across the US with a 4 year backlog. Responsibilities Manage and oversee all Mechanical scope of work on the project, including planning, design, procurement, installation, testing, and commissioning Ensure compliance with relevant codes, standards, and regulations Develop and manage project schedules and budgets Coordinate with other project teams and stakeholders to ensure that MEP work is integrated seamlessly with other disciplines Manage subcontractors and vendors, ensuring that work is completed on time and within budget Conduct regular site inspections to ensure that work is being carried out to the required standard and that any issues are addressed promptly Provide regular progress reports to senior management Requirements Minimum of 7 years' experience in Mechanical construction for large-scale projects Experience working on projects over $50M in value Strong knowledge of Plumbing/piping systems, HVAC and construction practices Excellent communication, leadership, and team management skills Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills Familiarity with project management software and tools Open to travel Benefits Competitive salary Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance 401(k) plan with employer match Paid vacation and holidays Opportunities for professional growth and development Paid travel home

US$120000 - US$150000 per annum
Jeffersonville
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Commissioning Agent - Nashville

Commissioning Agent - Nashville We are currently seeking a Commissioning Agent to join our clients in Nashville. We are looking for a candidate who has experience in commissioning activities including commissioning plan creation, design reviews, chair commissioning kickoff meetings, job progress reports, functional performance testing, and final report creation. Responsibilities: - Work in the Commissioning Team as a Commissioning Agent, with emphasis on electrical systems. - Develop owner project requirements. - Perform pre-functional tests, observe equipment start-up and prepare reports. - Perform multiple project tasks simultaneously and balance workload to meet project schedules. - Make calculations integral to design review and commissioning acceptance of systems. - Perform selected QA/QC on company-wide controls design projects. - Supervise project close-out process. - Attend coordination meetings with clients/owners and contractors as needed. As experience is gained along with a better understanding of our business, anticipate job functions to include business development, marketing, and project management duties, including identifying new opportunities that may have synergistic benefit with our existing business. Qualifications: - Associate or Bachelor degree in Engineering or related field preferred. - Prefer candidate to have current commissioning certification through ACG or similar organization. - 2 5 years of commissioning or related experience with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, automatic temperature control systems, and/or testing, adjusting and balancing. - Knowledge of building codes and regulations. - Knowledge of construction procurement and design development processes. Additional Information: - Competitive salary is offered based on experience and qualifications. - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, and long-term Care Insurance. - 401k Retirement plan. - Opportunities for continued learning. - Opportunity to contribute to high visibility and high impact projects.

Negotiable
Nashville
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Senior Structural Engineer - Charlotte / Raleigh N.C.

Job Description: Senior Structural Engineer (Raleigh / Charlotte) Responsibilities: Structural Design: Lead and manage the structural design process for building projects from concept through to completion, ensuring compliance with codes, regulations, and project requirements. Team Leadership: Provide guidance, mentorship, and technical expertise to junior engineers and design teams, fostering collaboration and ensuring quality deliverables. Analysis and Calculations: Conduct structural analysis, calculations, and simulations using engineering software and tools to ensure structural integrity and performance of building designs. Project Management: Manage project schedules, budgets, and resources effectively, coordinating with architects, contractors, and stakeholders to deliver projects on time and within budget. Code Compliance: Stay updated with building codes, standards, and industry practices to ensure designs meet all necessary regulatory requirements. Client Interaction: Engage with clients to understand project objectives, present design proposals, address concerns, and provide technical expertise throughout the project lifecycle. Risk Assessment and Mitigation: Identify potential risks and challenges in structural designs and propose solutions to mitigate these risks. and Reports: Prepare detailed technical reports, drawings, specifications, and other project documentation as required. Qualifications: Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering. Professional Engineering (PE) license is highly preferred. Experience: Typically requires 8+ years of relevant experience in structural engineering, with a focus on building design. Prior experience in a leadership or senior role is desirable. Technical Skills: Proficiency in structural analysis software such as ETABS, SAP2000, STAAD.Pro, or similar tools. Strong knowledge of building codes and regulations. Project Management: Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously, with good organizational and project management skills. Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with clients, team members, and stakeholders. Problem-solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities to address complex structural challenges and propose innovative solutions. Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail to ensure accuracy in calculations, designs, and documentation. Please do not wait to apply!

US$110000 - US$130000 per year
Raleigh
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Structural Project Manager

Title: Structural Project Manager Job Description: We are seeking a skilled and experienced Structural Project Manager to oversee and manage the structural design and implementation processes for building projects. As a pivotal member of our team, you will be responsible for coordinating with architects, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure the successful execution of structural design plans within specified timelines and budgets. Responsibilities: Manage and lead the structural design phase of building projects from conception to completion. Collaborate with architects and engineers to develop and review structural design plans, ensuring compliance with local regulations and industry standards. Create and oversee project schedules, budgets, and resource allocation to achieve project milestones and financial objectives. Conduct regular site visits and inspections to monitor construction progress and address any structural issues or deviations from the plans. Coordinate with external consultants, contractors, and vendors to procure materials and services essential to the structural integrity of the project. Communicate effectively with stakeholders, providing regular updates on project progress, identifying potential risks, and proposing solutions to ensure successful project delivery. Review and approve technical documentation, including drawings, calculations, and specifications. Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering. Proven experience (5 years) in structural project management within the construction or architectural industry, focusing on building design and implementation. Proficiency in structural design software (e.g., ETABS, SAP2000, STAAD.Pro) and familiarity with AutoCAD or other drafting software. Strong knowledge of building codes, regulations, and industry standards related to structural design and construction. Excellent project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring quality, timeliness, and adherence to budgets. Exceptional communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills, capable of collaborating effectively with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders. Problem-solving aptitude and a proactive approach to addressing challenges during the design and construction phases. Professional Engineer (PE) license or relevant certifications preferred. Please don't wait to apply!

US$120000 - US$160000 per year
Raleigh
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Senior Building Envelope Consultant - Office Opener - Denver

Overview: LVI are in search of an Engineer or Architect with extensive experience in Building Envelope Consulting. This role will allow you to work closely with architects, owners, investors, insurance agents and contractors, to provide them with expert-level building envelope and waterproofing consulting services on multifamily residential, industrial, and commercial projects all over the country. The company's main functions include performing forensic analyses, property condition assessments, construction administration, waterproofing and air-barrier testing, on-site observations, and reports on new and existing buildings. The company has built an exceptional reputation by providing value to their clients through their accurate evaluations and expert problem-solving. If you are an Engineer or Architect looking for the chance to work with a company that stands out from the rest and build out your own team, this opportunity is worth considering. This position will give you the opportunity to further your career while collaborating with intellectually curious peers with a high level of technical expertise and integrity. Responsibilities Include: Perform investigations of building envelope failures. Diagnose failures and recommend solutions for building envelope systems. Perform on-site observations and document as-built conditions and damage to building systems due to natural (e.g., floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, and earthquakes) and human-induced (e.g., design and construction errors) origins. Utilize building codes, technical knowledge, and understanding of construction practices to recommend repair solutions and report cause and origin analyses. Evaluation of design drawings and documentation. Leakage testing of exterior-wall systems including walls, roofs, facades, windows, and curtain walls. Design repair of exterior-wall systems on existing buildings. Conducting peer reviews of new buildings. Communicate with clients, code officials, and contractors to address construction issues and provide detailed reports. Litigation support. Manage multiple project assignments and completing them in a timely manner. Develop and maintain client relationships. Travel as needed Qualifications: Bachelor or Master of Science in Engineering or Architecture. State of Colorado Licensed Architect or Professional Engineer - Licensed in Multiple States is a plus. Minimum 5 Years of Building Envelope consulting experience Property loss and construction defects experience is a plus Knowledge of National Building and Construction Codes (e.g., IBC, IRC,…) Knowledge of heat, air and moisture control within enclosure materials and assemblies. Experience with performance and testing requirements. Field experience - Must be able to physically carry and climb ladders to access roofs. Litigation and Expert Witness experience is a plus Compensation and Benefits: Hybrid Role (2 days in office per week) Medical, Dental, Vision Life Insurance 401K Bonus Plan

US$110000 - US$150000 per annum
Colorado
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Hayward Public Works Inspector- Water Projects

Position: Public Works Inspector- Water Projects Location: Hayward, CA Salary: $150,000- $225,000 Are you passionate about ensuring the safety and quality of public infrastructure? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a desire to contribute to the well-being of your community? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Public Works Inspector with experience on water projects to join their team. Position: Public Works Inspector Location: Hayward, CA Experience Needed: Minimum of 3 years of experience in public works inspection: Demonstrated experience in inspecting public infrastructure projects, including water projects such as lift stations, pump stations, water treatment, roads, bridges, utilities, and other public facilities. Knowledge of construction materials and methods: Familiarity with construction practices, materials, and safety standards. Strong technical expertise: Proficiency in reading and interpreting construction plans and specifications. Excellent communication skills: The ability to effectively communicate with contractors, project managers, and other stakeholders. Quality assurance and control: Experience in ensuring that construction projects meet quality standards and regulations. Qualifications Needed: High School diploma or equivalent: Minimum educational requirement, with preference given to candidates with relevant certifications or degrees in construction management or a related field. Certifications: Possession of relevant certifications, such as ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician, NICET, or others, is highly desirable. Valid driver's license: A valid California driver's license is required. Computer skills: Proficiency in using standard office software and project management tools. Benefits: Competitive Salary: We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance. Retirement Benefits: Enroll in the CalPERS retirement system to secure your financial future. Professional Development: Opportunities for career growth and training to enhance your skills and knowledge. Work-Life Balance: Enjoy a healthy work-life balance with flexible hours and paid time off. City Services: Access to various city services and amenities, including recreational facilities and more. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of background or experience. Join their team and make a positive impact on the community by ensuring the safety and functionality of their public infrastructure. Apply now to become a part of a dynamic team of Public Works Inspectors. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience, thanks!

US$150000 - US$225000 per year
Hayward
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Regional Manager (PE)

Title: Regional Engineering Manager/Director Salary: $125,000-150,000 (based on experience) Summary: Are you a seasoned and fully licensed Engineering Professional with a wealth of experience in residential projects? Here's a unique opportunity to showcase your leadership skills as a Regional Engineering Manager/Director overseeing multiple engineering departments and disciplines in the vibrant city of St. Pete. Our client, a prominent player in the industry, is seeking a dynamic individual to drive excellence and innovation across various engineering disciplines. Responsibilities: Provide strategic leadership and direction to multiple engineering departments, ensuring cohesive collaboration and achievement of organizational goals. Oversee the planning, execution, and successful delivery of engineering projects within residential development. Foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement within the engineering teams. Act as a liaison between executive leadership and engineering teams, communicating project updates and addressing challenges. Ensure compliance with industry regulations, codes, and standards. Qualifications: Fully licensed Engineer with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field; Master's degree is advantageous. Proven experience in a leadership role overseeing multiple engineering disciplines. Minimum of 10 years of comprehensive experience with a focus on residential projects. Strong knowledge of engineering principles, codes, regulations, and industry standards. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to drive results and lead teams to success. Benefits: Competitive salary within the range of $125,000-150,000, commensurate with experience. Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance. Generous retirement savings plan with employer contributions. Professional development opportunities for continuous growth.

US$125000 - US$150000 per year
Tampa
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Licensed Mechanical Engineer (Industrial/Piping) REMOTE

Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer - Industrial and Piping Expert Salary: $160,000-180,000 (based on experience) Summary: Are you a Licensed Mechanical Engineer with a distinguished career in industrial, piping, and/or oil and gas projects, and possess a decade of invaluable experience? Here's an exceptional opportunity to lead and innovate in a dynamic environment. Our client, a trailblazer in the industry, is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of industrial projects. Responsibilities: Manage and lead project teams for industrial, piping, and/or oil and gas projects, overseeing the successful execution from conception to completion. Develop detailed mechanical design documents, including drawings, system analyses, and specifications, ensuring compliance with rigorous industry standards. Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams, clients, and stakeholders. Apply your advanced expertise in industrial and piping systems to optimize project efficiency and safety. Qualifications: Licensed Mechanical Engineer with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field; Master's degree is advantageous. PE license in Mechanical Engineering is mandatory. Minimum of 10 years of experience with a focus on industrial, piping, and/or oil and gas projects. Proficiency in relevant design software and REVIT. In-depth knowledge of industry codes, regulations, and safety standards. Proven experience in leading and mentoring engineering teams. Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance. Generous retirement savings plan with substantial employer contributions. Professional development opportunities for continuous growth. Thriving in a collaborative and inclusive work environment.

US$160000 - US$160001 per year
United States of America
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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer - High Rise Building Projects Salary: $120-130K (based on experience) Summary: Are you a seasoned Mechanical Engineer with a decade of expertise, eager to elevate your career with a focus on high rise building projects? Look no further! Our client, a pioneer in the industry, is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to lead and innovate in the realm of vertical construction. If you're ready to make your mark on the skyline, this is the opportunity for you. Responsibilities: Take charge of project management responsibilities for high rise building projects, overseeing a dynamic team. Generate comprehensive mechanical design documents, including drawings, system analyses, and specifications. Collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams and actively participate in client meetings and site visits. Qualifications: BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field; Master's degree is advantageous. PE license in Mechanical Engineering is mandatory. Minimum of 10 years of mechanical engineering experience, with a focus on high rise building projects. Proficiency in mechanical design software and REVIT In-depth knowledge of mechanical codes, regulations, and industry standards. Proven experience in mentoring and guiding junior engineering staff. Benefits: Competitive salary within the range of $120-130K, reflective of your extensive experience. Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance. Retirement savings plan with generous employer contributions. Professional development opportunities for continuous growth. Thriving in a collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Negotiable
Fort Lauderdale
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Senior Plumbing Engineer

Title: Senior Plumbing Engineer - High Rise Building Projects Salary: $120-150K (based on experience) Summary: If you're a seasoned Plumbing Engineer with a passion for high rise building projects and are ready to take your career to new heights, this is the opportunity for you. Our client, a leader in the industry, is seeking a Senior Plumbing Engineer to join their team in an exciting environment where innovation meets vertical construction excellence. Responsibilities: Execute project management responsibilities for high rise building projects, overseeing a team of skilled professionals. Generate comprehensive plumbing design documents, including drawings, system analyses, and specifications. Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and actively participate in client meetings and site visits. Qualifications: BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field; Master's degree is a plus. PE license in Mechanical Engineering is required. Minimum of 8 years of plumbing engineering experience, with a focus on high rise building projects. Proficiency in plumbing design software and REVIT In-depth knowledge of plumbing codes, regulations, and industry standards. Experience mentoring junior engineering staff. Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance. Retirement savings plan with employer contributions. Professional development opportunities. Collaborative and inclusive work environment. If this is something that interests you, apply below!

Up to £1 per year
Fort Lauderdale
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Be interview ready – offshore wind roles

​Discover 10 tips on how to prepare for an offshore wind interview Preparing for a job interview for an opening in the offshore wind industry requires thorough research, an understanding of the industry's unique challenges and requirements, and showcasing your relevant skills and experiences. As talent experts in the energy and infrastructure space, we’ve compiled a checklist for you to use to simplify this process. Here are some reminders to help you prepare effectively and put your best foot forward: ​1 - Research the company and the offshore wind industry: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the company you are interviewing with, including their projects, mission, values, and recent achievements. Additionally, research the offshore wind industry, including current projects in your region, market trends, regulatory frameworks, and key players. ​2 - Review the job descriptionCarefully analyze the job description to identify the key skills, qualifications, and responsibilities required for the role. Note specific technical knowledge or certifications mentioned and consider how your own experiences align with the requirements. ​3 - Showcase your knowledge and experienceDemonstrate your knowledge of the offshore wind industry during the interview. Highlight any relevant experiences you have, such as working on wind energy projects, knowledge of wind turbine technologies, or experience with offshore operations and maintenance. Share specific examples of your contributions and accomplishments in similar roles or projects. ​💡 Added tip! If you come from a different professional background but have landed an interview at an offshore wind-focused company, it's a great opportunity to highlight your transferable skillsets to offshore infrastructure. This is especially useful if you have experience in marine operations, structural engineering, high-voltage electrical engineering, or substation experience. Make sure to shine a light on skills like working with development frameworks, handling grid connections, tackling installation and commissioning tasks, being well-versed in health, safety, and environment (HSE) practices for marine operations, managing contracts, navigating LTSAs and FIDIC contracts, and obtaining permits. Demonstrating your proficiency in these areas will showcase your diverse skillset and show that you're a seasoned professional with plenty of relevant skills for the company. ​4 - Familiarize yourself with offshore wind challenges Be prepared to discuss the unique challenges associated with offshore wind projects, such as challenges in the local supply chain, environmental impact assessments, grid integration, or weather conditions. Showcase your ability to handle these challenges by recounting examples of problem-solving or innovative approaches you have taken in previous roles or projects. ​5 - Understand safety and environmental considerationsOffshore wind projects prioritize safety and environmental considerations. Familiarize yourself with relevant safety standards, regulations, and practices, such as those set by different regional governance. Highlight any safety certifications or training you have completed and demonstrate your commitment to maintaining a safe and sustainable work environment. ​6 - Brush up on technical skills and industry terminologyReview technical skills and knowledge relevant to the offshore wind industry, such as wind turbine technology, power generation, electrical systems, or project management. Be prepared to discuss industry-specific terminology and concepts, showcasing your understanding of the technical aspects of the field. ​7 - Prepare examples of problem-solving and teamwork Be ready to share examples of how you have solved problems, overcame challenges, and have worked effectively in teams. Offshore wind projects often require collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, so highlight your ability to work well in such environments and contribute to achieving project goals. If you have experience working with diverse individuals or overseas teams, make sure you’ve gone through these projects in your head to keep them at the top of your mind. The offshore wind industry is a dynamic and quick-moving one. Being decisive and efficient in decision-making and communication are valued soft skills. ​8 - Anticipate behavioural and situational questionsPrepare for behavioural and situational interview questions that assess your competencies and fit for the role. Practice answering questions that demonstrate your ability to handle pressure, work in diverse teams, communicate effectively, and manage conflicts. ​9 - Have questions ready for the interviewerPrepare thoughtful questions to ask the interviewer about the company, the specific role, project details, and career development opportunities. This shows your interest in the company and your proactive approach to understanding the role and its expectations. ​10 - Conduct mock interviews and seek feedbackPractice mock interviews with a friend or mentor to refine your responses and gain feedback. This will help you improve your confidence, clarity of expression, and ability to effectively convey your skills and experiences. ​Finally... Remember to dress professionally, arrive early, and maintain a positive and confident demeanour during the interview. By thoroughly preparing and showcasing your knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm for the offshore wind industry, you can position yourself as a strong candidate for the role. ​At LVI Associates, we are dedicated to empowering energy and infrastructure professionals to achieve their career goals. By taking the time to truly understand your aspirations, we provide you with unparalleled opportunities in the industry that align with your ambitions. Unlock the door to your future by exploring our latest roles. Register with us today and take the step towards your next career move.

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5 Essential Tips for Hiring in the APAC Energy & Infrastructure Market

​In the highly competitive APAC region's Energy & Infrastructure market, optimizing your interview and hiring process is crucial to attract top talent. Discover our five essential tips below to enhance your hiring process and secure the best candidates for your organization.Engaging InterviewsWhen conducting interviews in the APAC region, showcase enthusiasm and interest to prospective candidates. Ask relevant questions about their interests, experiences, and careers to establish a human connection. For example, when interviewing candidates in Singapore, inquire about their experience in multicultural teams and cross-cultural communication challenges.Maximizing Career Growth OpportunitiesIn the APAC market, candidates value opportunities for career advancement. Highlight the potential for growth within your organization. For instance, discuss the unique opportunities for career advancement in Singapore's rapidly developing infrastructure sector.Enhancing Candidate ExperienceMaintain a positive and professional approach throughout the hiring process. Treat all candidates with respect, providing constructive feedback and suggestions for improvement. Foster a welcoming and inclusive environment, ensuring candidates feel valued and respected regardless of their background or experience. This is particularly important when interviewing candidates in Taiwan.Flexible Hiring DecisionsIn the competitive APAC market, remain flexible when assessing candidates. Consider creating new roles or adjusting existing ones to accommodate exceptional talent. Showcase the technological advancements and cutting-edge engineering projects in Japan to attract candidates who can contribute to the country's reputation for precision and innovation.Timeliness and DecisivenessIn the fast-paced APAC market, timeliness is crucial. Provide prompt feedback to candidates, keeping them engaged and interested. Streamline internal approval processes to avoid delays. Present competitive offers to prevent candidates from exploring other opportunities.By incorporating these five essential tips, you can significantly improve your hiring process within the APAC Energy & Infrastructure market. To fully maximize your hiring efforts, partner with LVI Associates today. With our extensive network, you will gain access to a diverse pool of top talent in the Energy & Infrastructure industry. Take the first step toward enhancing your hiring endeavors by submitting your vacancy or requesting a call back today. Our dedicated team is prepared to assist you in finding the ideal talent partner that aligns with your organization's needs and goals.​

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Top Tips to Secure Your Dream Engineering Job

​When was the last time you considered a career move? Often when we are working we are focused on the job in hand, and sometimes forget the bigger picture, and that the job market is rapidly changing every day.

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How a talent specialist can widen your career opportunities

Achieving success in a competitive professional field requires leveraging the expert knowledge of a talent specialist who understands both you and your sector. Obtaining a position that puts your abilities to use and offers room for growth can be challenging, however. That’s why having an advocate familiar with the market, organization, and industry is essential for a successful career.   Differentiating yourself from other top professionals can be made easier with the assistance of a talent specialist. Their extensive knowledge of your market, personality, and skill set will enable them to determine the best job for you that matches your skills, culture, renumeration, and development goals.As most senior level roles are exclusively advertised within an organization’s internal network and their talent partner’s network, job boards can provide little more than useful resources to help you begin identifying opportunities and get a general feel for the market. Therefore, it is often the case that professionals with a highly sought-after skillset are approached for a well-matched position when they aren’t necessarily looking for one. So, by seeking the advice of a talent specialist when considering a career move, you will benefit from an expert match-making service within an internal network of hiring organizations, and receive timely, direct feedback. The talent specialist acts as a representative for both you and the hiring company, operating with an understanding that time is precious. They will help to improve the communication process, place you in a strong position to get the most from the opportunities presented, and ensure that the culture of the company you are interested in is aligned with your personality and requirements. After all, a top talent partner’s main goal isn’t to get you into a seat in the office, but to present you with an opportunity in which you can thrive long-term. The power of strong relationshipsA talent specialist will have a strong relationship with the hiring organization and may have even placed other professionals in previous roles, meaning they’ve built up a level of trust and understanding with the people who make up the business. This gives them leverage when advocating for you and provides you with information about the company that you need when making an important career decision. A strong talent partner will have made it their business to know the company inside out and will be able to tell you exactly what they are looking for, rather than giving you generic information that ends up wasting your time.Don’t be afraid to ask questions – a talent specialist is a great source of in-depth market knowledge, giving you access to current industry trends or changes, which can give you the edge should you need to tailor your resume and interview strategy to stand out from the competition.For future referenceNurturing a relationship with a talent specialist can help you secure a position with promising prospects. Even if you don’t find the perfect role on the first try, that relationship will mean you are kept in their mind and in their database for when the perfect opportunity does arise. From resume advice to salary guidance, a talent specialist can update you on the market and show you how to leverage that to find the right role. They can also actively network for non-advertised opportunities that best fit your career goals, while helping you enhance your resume or professional branding, so you are equipped to make a stellar first impression to a prospective employer. Networking with a specialist talent partner can also develop a long-term relationship for future opportunities. In years to come, when you are ready for the next step, that consultant will still understand you, your requirements, and the best next steps available to you. And for you, it’s always a plus to have a rapport with someone who’s helping to steer your future.Experts in the art of selectionTalent partners are selective by nature. Honing the skill over time, they hand-pick the most suitable roles for professionals seeking a new opportunity. Not only does this tailored approach maximize success for all parties involved, but it also helps professionals to recognize the potential in an opportunity they may not have considered on their own, while reducing the competition and creating a higher chance of success. Be open to networking with talent specialists when you may not be actively looking; the best opportunities can often pop up when you’re least expecting it.The inside scoopAt senior level, opportunities are not always advertised through traditional mediums. Specialist talent consultants are privy to a range of positions that only they and the organizations’ internal networks are aware of. This could be especially useful in situations where the vacancies that suit your skill set are few and far between.Leading businesses often utilize a talent partner because it’s a more efficient way for them to hire the right person. Therefore, rather than hunting for opportunities that may not be visible online, you could save considerable time working with a talent specialist.Working in your interestsApproaching a job search can be daunting, but a great talent partner offers a wealth of knowledge on the state of the current job market and your specific industry. Once they get to know you and what you’re looking for, their only objective is to place you in the role that is right for you. Once they have a clear idea of what you have to offer both professionally and personally, a talent partner can help you present a strong resume to any hiring company that meet your needs. It is therefore imperative to be open and honest with your talent specialist, taking the time to clearly define your needs and expectations.Liaising with a talent partner can help increase the efficiency of your search. When you succeed, they succeed, and so it’s important to remember that they are truly there to work in your best interests, with your long-term career trajectory in mind. In the same way that networking is often less effective if you just ramp up your activity when you want a job, reaching out to a talent specialist and building a relationship with them over time could help you secure better opportunities in the future.We partner closely with senior-level professionals with elite skillsets to enable their careers now and in the future. If you would like our help to find your next opportunity,  get in touch today.

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How to get the most out of a long and challenging interview process

​Interviewing, particularly for senior-executive level positions, will often entail a rigorous process that includes a lot of prep, energy, and tough technical questions to assess if you have the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle the role. In certain instances, you may even be invited to attend an all-day interview, which entails multiple rounds of exchanges with stakeholders and HR managers to determine how your skillset and character might fit into the company. This type of interview is of course intended to challenge you in a variety of ways, but while it can be tough, it is a valuable experience and an opportunity to get to know the company and the people who make it.If you are called to one of these marathon interviews, it’s important to set yourself up for success in advance, which doesn’t just mean pouring over interview questions and company information. Taking care of yourself both mentally and physically in the run up to such an exciting but demanding opportunity is equally as important as preparing your answers in that fatigue and stress can quickly derail your efforts. This article will guide you to set yourself up for a positive outcome when approaching a long and challenging interview process, whether it’s a job offer or a valuable experience to carry with you for next time. The full pictureBeing called for an interview is a great feeling. It affirms that your resume has hit the mark and that the hiring manager wants to find out more about what you have to offer. The interview itself can challenge you in ways you might not have expected, and in some cases can be a long and demanding process both mentally and physically, but it’s important to remember that if you’re not being challenged, the role might not offer you the right level of growth and development that will keep you fulfilled. Essentially, it’s not supposed to be a breeze.In particular, the idea of an all-day interview can be extremely intimidating, and a certain level of nerves can be a good thing. Single interviews are challenging in their own way, but are typically over in about an hour, while an all-day interview is an entirely different ball game involving meeting with several senior stakeholders within a company to gain different perspectives on your suitability. Depending on the role you are applying for, all-day interviews can come in a range of formats. For example, they may involve a mixture of exercises relevant to your role, plus general tests to check your culture fit, such as personality and IQ tests. This means that you are being tested on things that you can prepare for and traits that are innate to you. Therefore, while reading up on information that can support your professional assessment is one way to prepare, you’ll also need to start the day well rested and calm in order to present the best version of the full picture. Be prepared These interview processes are designed to push you out of your comfort zone and so preparation will be your greatest ally to help you keep your cool and put your best foot forward. Your potential new employers are attempting to gain a full picture of what you are about, from your skills and experience to your attitude and cultural fit and so however talented, experienced, and confident you are in your fit for the role, there will be elements of the process that will challenge you, demanding thorough preparation. Here are some tips to help you to prepare before you walk through the door. Request a scheduleThis is vital in terms of mentally preparing for an all-day interview. Knowing how the day will be laid out will help you get into the headspace of what is expected from you, helping to keep you calm and avoiding anything that might throw you off. You may have four very long interviews, or twelve very short interviews. Whatever the format, you need to make sure you are mentally prepared for what you are facing, and pace yourself around those all-important breaks. Request this a few days before your interview to give the employer time to check everyone’s schedules. Find out the names and job titles of each of your interviewersLook up their LinkedIn pages and find out their experience and expertise, and what relationship they may have with you if you win the position. If they are thought leaders, read their articles and blogs to find out their views on your industry. Researching your interviewers means you can find out how you can relate to them both personally and professionally, which will make them easier to engage with on the day. Prepare questions for your employer A day-long interview is an opportunity for you to get an impression of the institution you are hoping to work for from several angles. Think of all the information you want to gain from the different interviews and ensure you have prepared questions to ask each of them. This also takes the pressure off yourself during each interview and allows for breathing space. And in addition, your interviewers will appreciate the variation in conversation. Gather your examples and stories Prepare some notes on your most notable career achievements. Numbers work best, particularly if you’re short on time, so if your department contributed to a 20% increase in revenue, keep that number in mind. Think of your best and most impactful anecdotes, too - an example of a successful negotiation, a challenge where you were the lead problem solver, a project you managed from conception to launch. And don’t forget to let your personality shine through when telling your story as a good company will be looking for a good mix of skills and character.Stay refreshed The demanding nature of the all-day interview means you need to plan ahead and make sure you are equipped with the right items to keep you feeling fresh and help you stay mentally focused until the end. In most cases you will be offered plenty of chances to hydrate throughout the day, bring a flask of water or coffee is a good idea and will help you to stay alert. Much like a real marathon, these days require stamina, so plan your fuel to keep your brain sharp and keep your energy up between interviews. Choose healthy yet filling snacks like granola bars or fruit and avoid a sugar rush as the slump will be sure to follow. Also, be careful with caffeine. If you rely on it, regulate your coffee throughout the day to avoid any crashes in the afternoon.Having a mid-day freshen up can work wonders for your energy and focus. Packing sanitary items such as hand/face wipes, deodorant/perfume, and mouthwash may give you the reset you need, particularly after food and coffee, and will help to send you into the second half of the day feeling more awake. In addition, packing a comb or hairbrush will help you to remain presentable, which will make you feel better, too.It may be tempting to sit and scroll on your phone in between interviews, but getting fresh air and going for a walk, if you can, will help keep you mentally clear. Gentle physical exercise keeps your blood flowing, prevents tiredness and is the best way to keep fatigue at bay. Try to take a proper break without speculation and analysis of how the day is going. Your brain can’t work at full speed all day - try to slow it down and give it a rest before it goes back into full speed at the next interview. Meditation is known as a hugely beneficial practice in instances like these.Approach each interview consistently It is natural that you will exhibit both strengths and weaknesses throughout the day, and it can be difficult to approach the final interviews with the same energy as the first, but it is vital you remain consistent. Keep in mind that even though this is a marathon for you, your meeting with each interviewer is a stand-alone hour or two for them, so try to keep up with pace. Remember to shake the hand of each interviewer, introduce yourself, and be prepared to repeat yourself a few times throughout the day, however tiring it may seem. End each interview on a positive note about how you are excited to interview for the position, reiterate why you believe you are the ideal date, and that you look forward to hearing from them. However, keep in mind that your interviewers will be comparing notes, so avoid telling the same story and highlighting the same achievements during each interview, or you may risk giving the impression that your experience is more limited than it is. During your research process, think of the best information you have which will be relevant for each position. For example, the Head of Marketing may be engaged with examples where you have shown creativity or solved problems, whereas a sales director will be more interested in figures and percentages. A HR figure will be more interested to hear about your management skills, or a story about dealing with a difficult employee. Again, preparation is key.Stay on your A game Everyone is in the same boat over the course of an all-day interview. Talking for hours in a high-stakes situation can be mentally exhausting, and a mix of anxiety and disinterest can creep in, which is only natural regardless of how passionately you want the job offer. After the initial rush of your first interview, you may be facing fatigue, while your intention was to remain positive, confident, and enthusiastic throughout the day. A good way to avoid showing signs of fatigue during later interviews is to be mindful of your body language. Keep in mind that you should be enthusiastic with your gestures; lean forward towards your interviewer and show your passion for what you do through how you move as well as what you say. If you’re tired towards the end of the day, try to avoid speaking flatly and don’t forget to remain sitting up straight, as this will make you both appear and feel alert and passionate about the topic. The majority of all-day interviews will include a break for lunch mid-way through. Not only is this a chance to get a preview of the company canteen and how people interact during their break, it’s also the perfect opportunity to socialize with your possible new co-workers in an informal setting. Though you may need to refresh, you may also view your lunch break as another kind of interview relating to your cultural and personality fit. Your interviewers will be taking note of your social manner, and whether you are easy to communicate with. It is also an opportunity for you to ask questions and discover more about the company in a more casual setting.Make notes before calling it a day​Remember how you took notes during each interview? At the end of a marathon interview day, you will likely feel completely spent. But don’t give in immediately. Make yourself sit down at your computer or take notes longhand about the points your interviewers emphasized. It’s great if you can be organized about this, but stream of consciousness is fine too, if that’s all you can muster. This is a way to debrief yourself while the information is fresh. Finally, use this to send a personalized email to each interviewer the same day, and thank them by reflecting on something about your conversation and express continued interest. ​These are sure-fired ways to increase your chances of successfully getting through to the next stage, and one step closer to your dream job. ​For more advice on how to successfully navigate your way through a marathon interview process, our expert team at LVI Associates is here to help. Contact the team today and one of our specialist consultants will be in touch.

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How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

​A job offer is a great accomplishment, especially if you have devoted a significant amount of effort to crafting resumes and cover letters, studying potential employers and positions, preparing for presentations, and attending interviews, especially for higher-level positions. However, before making a final commitment, there are some essential factors to contemplate.A job offer should be accepted with a mindful approach as your working day and even personal life will be profoundly impacted. Your commute length, the availability of leave, and the work-life balance of the job should all be carefully weighed. After all, the quality of your life is contingent on your decisions.Before accepting an offer, take a moment to consider the following: Will this role impact your finances, work-life balance, and future? This guide helps answer all these questions, which will help you when deciding whether to accept, reject, or negotiate the offer.Am I happy with the salary offered?One of the headline aspects of a job offer to be considered is the salary on the table. Depending on where you are in your career, your salary should reflect your capabilities and overall worth within the job market, and ideally at least 10% above your current salary package. Using websites such as Glassdoor and Payscale to research equivalent salaries can you help you ensure you’re getting offered the right amount. There are other important aspects to a job offer to consider, but if the salary is lower than expected, then you may need to enter negotiations. Though a lower base salary may be offered, overall salary may be supplemented through bonuses or commission. Perks such as subsidized health care and childcare may also be included in the package, creating a mutually beneficial deal.The role may offer you a salary that is initially disappointing but puts you on a guaranteed and exciting career track with a larger reward in the near future. Also, consider the satisfaction of the job if you are offered a big step-up in pay. What demands will this new role put on you? While an impressive new wage can be attractive, it may weigh lightly against the additional stress and pressure that comes from an increase in responsibility. It’s good to be challenged from a new role, but not at the expense of your long-term happiness, so it’s important to find the balance between financial compensation and quality of life.What are the benefits?Alongside the salary, look at the break down of benefits and perks offered by the new position. If these aren’t outlined fully in your job offer, request the full details from the hiring manager. Some companies offer bumper benefits packages, which can be considered as valuable as your initial salary package. Look at the following benefits when evaluating a job offer: Annual leave - is there a generous allowance for paid time away from the office? Does the role have a good pension? What is the employer contribution to your pension? How good is the health insurance provided by the company? What does it cover, specifically? Does the role provide large money-saving perks, such as a company car, subsidized childcare, or paid memberships?How will the role affect my work-life balance?​Work-life balance is extremely important not only to your happiness, but also to your health, relationships, and even your success within your role. Consider the responsibilities of the role - are the day-to-day tasks stimulating and satisfying to you? Do they encompass the positive aspects of your previous role where you experienced success and growth? Will they challenge you to develop new skills/areas of expertise or are the tasks simply outside of your expertise or interests? Think about how the job will slot into your life, and how much control you will have over your work-life balance within the role. ​A large element to consider is whether the role offers flexible working, which may be particularly important if you have children. A role that allows employees to build their hours around their family obligations and provides regular opportunities to work from home can be far more appealing than a role that pays more but provides no flexibility. The commute also needs to be considered when evaluating a role for work-life balance. Is the role in a hard-to-reach location? Will you be dealing with daily traffic jams? Is the role reachable by public transport? How much will the commute cost in train tickets or petrol and parking? A job that requires a lot of travel can be exciting but can have a negative impact on your work-life balance as it can be tiring, costly, and time-consuming. If a lot of the role is spent ‘on the road’, you will need to consider how this will affect your quality of life long-term.​Am I a good cultural fit?​Hopefully, during your application and interview process, you will have had a taste of the company culture at your potential new organization. Review the business’s employer branding materials, their social media accounts, and testimonials on sites such as Glassdoor for more information. Your work environment is one of the most important factors to consider when deciding whether to accept a job offer. You will be spending around 40 hours a week there, so think carefully about whether that prospect makes you excited or anxious. Regardless of the job title, salary, or perks, accepting a job offer from a company where you will be glad to spend your time is what’s most important to your health and happiness.​Lean into your intuition and consider any potential red flags you may have identified. In some instances, it may be appropriate to request another visit to the office to talk to team members before saying ‘yes’ to the offer, or you may request another more informal chat with your manager to ask any lingering cultural questions. This may help you to get a good sense of the types of personalities within the company, and find out how the office operates and where you would fit in. Are teams encouraged to work collaboratively, or do they tend to work as individuals? Is there good camaraderie within the team? How do they support each other? Ask for examples to get the best understanding. ​Can I work well with my peers?​The people you work with, and indeed those you report to, can make or break a role. It is vital to your overall enjoyment of your job that you are working with people who bring out the best in you, as well as a team that will be receptive to your attempts to bring something new and beneficial to the company.​When considering a job offer, try to find out who you will be reporting to and who will be reporting to you. It is likely that the former will have been involved in the hiring process, but if you haven’t met them, you may want to arrange a meeting or a phone call to discover more about their leadership style while you consider a job offer. Ask what would be expected of you in terms of delivery and performance and run through a typical week within your team. If the ideas and working style of those around and above you don’t run alongside your own you may want to reconsider taking the job offer and keep on looking.​Does it advance my career?​You’re already on the job hunt, so your career progression will naturally be on your mind at this point. You may have an offer for a role that advances your career immediately, but the move could be a bad decision in the long term. Does the current job offer allow for further growth of your skills and talents? Or are you moving into a position that may lack the challenge you need in order to develop? It’s a good idea to investigate the training and networking opportunities provided by the role. Do you have time in your role to learn new skills, or attend sector conferences that will keep you informed of trends in the market? Does the business have a budget reserved for career development and further education of its employees? ​LinkedIn is a good website to research this. You can look into the career paths of current and former employees and see how those within the company have progressed either internally or through new roles. You may want to reconsider a job offer for a role where there is little progression or growth, or from a company that has no immediate growth plans, or any career development programs. On the other hand, you may wish to include this in your negotiation process.​Am I happy I got the job?​Now that you have considered the salary, the benefits, your work-life balance, the culture, your colleagues, and your career development goals, the final element to consider is your general ‘gut feeling’ when it comes to considering the job offer. Are you ecstatic to get the offer, or do you have your reservations? If you are reading this, there’s probably a reason you are taking your time to make a decision. Of course, there may be more personal factors at play that may incentivize you to accept a role quickly, but it is worth taking your time to consider how the prospect of starting this new position truly makes you feel. ​No job offer will be perfect, but it is important to trust your gut when an offer comes through, even if it just sparks some more honest negotiations. If you are unhappy with the lack of flexibility within the role or have doubts about opportunities for development, it may be better in the long-term to turn down the offer. Trust your instinct and intuition. If something is telling you taking the role is a bad idea, write up a list of pros and cons and weigh them up. ​Moving jobs is a big decision that affects many aspects of your life and steers your future. If you are unsure, it is always worth speaking to a trusted advisor, like our specialist consultants at LVI Associates, who will guide you through every step of the process. Get in touch for tailored advice.

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Now that you are this outstanding applicant who received an interview opportunity. Be prepared and get ready to ace your interview with the below tips at the different stages:Pre-interviewDuring the interviewPost-interview​Pre-interviewResearch the prospective company.Bring your portfolio and any work samples.Be proactive and prepare in advance any questions to ask the hiring manager:We have previously mentioned that tenure is important for companies. Leverage the Q&A session to demonstrate that you are looking to build your career with the new employer. Ask questions about the company and their career plan for you. Check if the company has any mentorship programs to help progress your career and if there are any mentors/role models to learn from. Find out if the company has any equity scheme for employees. Asking the right questions can help convey your desire to have a long-term career with the company you’re interviewing for. ​During the interview​Explaining gaps in a CV It’s important to be transparent. According to a survey from LinkedIn, 96% of hiring managers will still hire someone who has been made redundant due to Covid-19, so don’t be afraid to share this information.  An interview is the opportunity to tell your story and get to know the hiring manager. Be prepared to share what you have achieved during time off – that can be independent consulting work, enhancing your skillsets (technical/software skills) or advancing your learning.   ​Salary - How to avoid overselling or underselling?​Step 1Identify what is important to you before heading into the interview, whether that is a higher salary, better benefits, or flexibility at work. That will impact your salary expectation.Step 2Always try to avoid answering this question. But how? Instead, reply with:"I have a full understanding of your company and the role. I would like to think/speak to my family before I come back to you by tomorrow.”"If you have never received a job description, “Can you please share the job description with me so that I can better gate the salary expectation for a role like this?”“I am looking for a salary that is reflective of my skillset. What would someone with a similar background in your company receive?”Step 3Do not give a salary range – the last thing you want is to be on the bottom rank. Give a number that you feel is feasible and competitive in the market. Currently, the market salary increment average is around 3%-6%. Opening a discussion about flexible/hybrid workWe highly advise to not discuss working from home or flexible working arrangements in the first interview. With interview processes usually around 2-3 rounds, the 2nd or final interview will be the best time to ask about flexible work arrangements. ​Rather than asking directly, you could reframe a question to “What are the current working arrangements for the team?” or “Is the current team mostly working from the office”. By rephrasing the questions, this can come across as an expression of interest for the working style and how the team operates instead of demanding the right to work from home.​Working from home or flexible work is a fairly new concept. If the arrangements have been agreed, it’s important to get this included in the contract or have written confirmation in an email when the offer letter is sent.   The must-ask question: why are you leaving your current company? It’s crucial not to speak badly about your current or ex-employers. Always turn it back into positive, you could say something along the lines of: “Everything is fine and pretty good in my current/previous company. I am looking to move because your company is the leader in the market. I want to learn from the best leader to broaden my horizon and further expand my skill set to grow within your company.” Use your research, “I want to be part of this new project that your company is doing. I believe my skill set can add value to the team/project.”  By answering smartly, it shows:You are really interested in the company.You are passionate about what they do.You are knowledgeable about the market.You have done the research and you know about their company. Post-interview Always follow up – drop a note to share your gratitude and connect with a hiring manager on LinkedIn. It’s advantageous for a hiring manager to remember you so you can establish a relationship – which is useful for referrals.​Ready? It is time.​Submit your CV to our Australia Engineering recruitment consultant team to explore your next career opportunities.SUBMIT CV​Take a step backStay Close, Stay Competitive - Top practical tips to secure your dream engineering job in AustraliaIn a highly competitive market standing out from the crowds is never easy, but it can make all the difference between success or failure. This begs the question, how can you differentiate yourself from others? Grab a copy of our tips Guide in full by filling out the form below:​​​

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