news by Agnes Villanyi

  • Stuck in self-quarantine? Why not take the time to learn something new!

    Posted on : 2 Apr 2020

    No doubt these are super challenging times for everyone and we all have to come up with some creative survival strategies to make the best of the situation we find ourselves in. Whilst many of us may be working from home, juggling a household of partners/family/housemates/children, going into the office or transitioning between roles; without the normal day-to-day interactions and routine can bec...

  • Working with recruiters effectively – 7 Top Tips

    Posted on : 3 Jun 2019

    Job hunting can be daunting, from finding the right roles that are worth applying for (hiding among hundreds of others), researching and doing your due diligence on the company and interviewer, through to salary negotiations. The good news is that working with a specialist recruiter within your chosen industry, can reduce a great deal of this stress by representing and supporting you through th...

  • These 12 things will change everything for you on Linkedin

    Posted on : 17 Dec 2018

    Christmas break is fast approaching and our minds are already in holiday-mode, daydreaming about what we will do during our well-earned break when the offices are closed and cocktail glasses and swimmers are out. For those who fear that they’ll get bored during this time, fear no more. This time of the year is great for reflecting on last year’s career achievements and getting a career acti...

  • Product Management: What is happening around us?

    Posted on : 23 Oct 2018

    So what exactly did the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry uncover? For those wanting the full run down, the Commissioner, the Honourable Kenneth Madison Hayne AC QC submitted an interim report on the 28th of September 2018 which can be found here. The post Royal Commission Review landscape for financial services product managers has...

  • Event

    Story to Success with Adrienne Cochrane – 17th September 2018

    • Date:

      17/09/2018

    • Time:

      5pm

    • Location:

      Melbourne

  • Long days getting you down? Work Smarter!

    Posted on : 26 Mar 2018

    With budgets constantly tightening, less resources and a significant increase in workloads, are those 12-hour days really paying off? The move to longer work days can often come from higher up - however studies suggest that our brains can only take so much overworking before long term side effects such as decline in memory and thinking skills are triggered. Although there are the obvious exc...

  • Career Strategy Day 2017 – Key Takeaways

    Posted on : 7 Sep 2017

    As part of our Parity Plus value-add offering to our clients and candidates, it was our great pleasure to host Parity’s annual Career Strategy Day on the 30th of August. With leading Career Specialists Lucy Singleton, Margot Andersen and Victoria Butt leading the seminars, the feedback from the day has been very positive and once again this event has proved to be one of our most successful and...

  • Brainmates Product Training 2017 – Key Takeaways

    Posted on : 11 Apr 2017

    Product Training Workshop – April 2017 Session 1: Addressing the challenges of product road mapping What is a product road map? Common road map features include: Time line Prioritised activities Milestones, marketing goals and a launch. A road map is a tool for thinking and assisting with direction and this is often why a road map with no timelines can be difficult and i...

  • Preparation and Knowledge Gathering for an Interview

    Posted on : 13 Jan 2016

    Preparation and Knowledge Gathering for an Interview Interview preparation is one of the key contributors to your success when interviewing for a new role.  It provides you with a strong level of understanding about the organisation you are interviewing with as well as the actual role and the interviewers. At Parity, we believe that you should put at least 3 hours of preparation into any inte...