In the midst of a global pandemic, Jade Bennett caught up with Adrienne Tan, Co-founder and CEO of Brainmates on her podcast for product folk. Many in our network would know Adrienne is an absolute Product superstar, arguably there is no better person to be joining the conversation on the future of product management with. Here’s some of what she had to say during this episode about the future of Product…
Just like many professions, companies looking to hire Product professionals often seek to hire people with prior experience. Of course, from a jobseeker’s perspective, one can argue that it’s hard to get prior experience without first getting hired. Landing a job in Product Management can be a bit like a chicken or egg situation, and how can someone seeking a career in Product Management actually break in? First, let’s talk about what a Product Manager actually does.
By Jade Bennett. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) has been on the agenda of business leaders for some time now, but the tragic events of 2020 have propelled DE&I into the spotlight faster than anyone could have imagined.
By Georgia Hart. Technology has made the world such a small place. If COVID has taught us anything in tech, it’s that work CAN be done from anywhere in the world – as long as you have the right tech tools for the job. But with so many options to choose from, where to start?!
By Georgia Hart. Starting a new job only to realise soon after that it was a wrong decision can be a deflating and sometimes humiliating experience. Many times I’ve spoken with IT professionals who have left a job they’ve just started, often with similar reasons.
By Jade Bennett. COVID-19 has accelerated a change in pace for recruitment and we need to ensure that our current remote hiring strategies are up to the challenge.
With a large proportion of the workforce being thrust into remote working so abruptly, we’ve been exploring how teams are set up for success, specifically in Product Management. Who better to discuss distributed teams with than Rylan Dawes, VP of FX Product at Airwallex.
By Jade Bennett. We’re currently experiencing an unprecedented moment in time with the escalating impact that COVID-19 is having across the world. Our Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called this a “once in a hundred-year event”.
By Jade Bennett. Diversity in Tech is a widely discussed topic, and has been for some time now with businesses becoming acutely aware of the many benefits that come from having a diverse and inclusive workplace. As tech recruitment specialists it’s exciting to witness first hand, the growth in companies committed to diversity. At Middleton Executive we’re seeing more businesses develop both enterprise-wide and grassroots initiatives in an effort to attract more women to the workplace.
By Jade Bennett. Recruitment agencies tend to get a fair bit of bad press with ‘recruiter bashing’ rife on social media. Like most professions, be it legal, accounting, and even technology, there are great operators and, let’s just say, some not so good operators. But more often than not, recruiters are doing their utmost to connect jobseekers with great employment opportunities.