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Speak Up about Mental Health in the Workplace

14th September

Are you okay?
It’s a simple question, often raised flippantly in water cooler conversation. It can also be said in ways like, ‘how’s it going?’ ‘how are you?’ ‘what’s happening?’, but all variations are often met with the response, ‘good’, ‘fine’, ‘alright’. How often do we ask, are you okay, and really listen to the answer? You may say you listen every time, but is it only on days like R U OK Day that you stop and focus? At Taylors, mental health in the workplace is as vital as physical health, and we’re working toward raising awareness around the issue that needs to be addressed.

R U OK? The question is reminder, not a placeholder.

In light of R U OK Day this year, the Taylors office took the opportunity to officially recognise the initiative and progress toward implementing a …

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Taylors and Habitat for Humanity – An International Working Relationship

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Indonesia, Infrastructure, Our people, Projects, Services, Southeast Asia.

3rd September

Beginning as a grassroots effort in Georgia, United States in 1976, Habitat for Humanity is an international not-for-profit housing organisation who provide financial support and volunteer to support affordable housing movements around the world. Taylors are proud to be working alongside such a supportive and thoughtful movement through our Jakarta representative, Thomas Smid.

The relationship between Habitat for Humanity Indonesia and Taylors was established after having contact at a networking event with the Indonesian Australian Business Council. A follow up meeting with the non-profit organisation saw an agreement made to provide them with Taylors services as a gift in the form of the 3D Virtual Tours and models.

The housing situation in the Indonesian community before demolish and rebuild by Habitat

The job at hand entailed using matterport to create virtual tours of individual dwellings due to be upgraded by the …

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ISV 2018 Surveying Expo – Adaptation and Implementation

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Events, Infrastructure, Melbourne, Our people, Survey.

22nd August

The ISV Surveying Expo is the annual expo for the surveyors of Victoria to come together and discuss ideas and challenges currently facing the surveying industry. Demonstrations and exhibitions of the latest spatial technology are also on show, with some of those featured not yet being available to the public market. Taylors young surveyor, Maxim Tyun, had the opportunity to present on the ‘Cadastral Learnings and the changing face of Feature Survey – A Young Surveyors Perspective’ to a reputable audience of surveyors and ISV members.

Maxim Tyun presenting ‘Cadastral Learnings and the changing face of Feature Survey – A Young Surveyors Perspective’

Attendees and presenters at the event ranged from lecturers and the state treasurer, to developers and equipment retailers and was “a fantastic chance to exchange ideas with fellow surveyors as well as old friends.” ‘Max did an …

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Women in Property – A Quiet Movie Night of Architecture

21st August

As part of the New Zealand International Film Festival, the NZ Women in Property committee recently held a movie night screening Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect. Our Architectural Design Manager Kristen Neri is an active member of the committee and we were proud to showcase some of innovation technology to the audience at such an event.

“It was really great to share a drink before the movie with some incredible Women in the Property industry “

Held at the Northlands Mall, the main attraction seemed to take place prior to the screening with young architect, Isaac Kawati, hosting a virtual reality demonstration for attendees to experience. Attendees had the opportunity to experience New Zealand’s inaugural project – Hackett Road, Jacks Point – as well as Melbourne reality models of Bourke Street and Hosier Lane.

“There was a bit of excitement around …

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Focus On: Work Experience | A Chance to Experience it All

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Brisbane, Melbourne, Our people, People, Culture & Brand.

14th August

Taylors are regular providers of work experience opportunities for young, developing minds to expand their educational horizons and to let keen students learn more about their potential career path. Taylors most recent work experience student, Elana, was initially concerned that her broad educational interests might prevent her from knowing which career to follow, but during her time at Taylors, the experience encouraged her to think differently and discover new skills.

Work experience student, Elana, was all smiles following her time at Taylors

Initially placed into the People, Culture and Brand, and Health and Safety teams, Elana was keen to step out and begin immersing herself in the opportunities available to her. “It was good, we went out and I got to see how it all works outside of the office. I helped with the Health and Safety toolboxes and went …

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FARO 3D User Conference – Networking and New Technology

7th August

The 2018 FARO 3D User Conference in Jakarta received an “overwhelming response” from individuals keen to attend and provided the perfect environment for delegates and partners to connect and share knowledge, including Taylors Indonesian representative, Urban Designer, Thomas Smid.

FARO 3D Conference delegates and speakers. Photo credit: FARO Facebook

The conference aims to bring together the technology interested community of the Asia Pacific region to “assess the capabilities and uncover the potential of 3D terrestrial laser scanning technology and solutions”. This year’s event did not disappoint, with information on the latest 3D scanning technology and the current developments in Indonesia discussed at length.

“There were several meeting opportunities with professionals in the same market space as Taylors,” commented Thomas. “And while it was mostly a presentation event, there were some exhibition elements involved as well.” The FARO 3D Conference gave …

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FARO 3D User Conference – Networking and New Technology

The 2018 FARO 3D User Conference in Jakarta received an “overwhelming response” from individuals keen to attend and provided the perfect environment for delegates and partners to connect and share knowledge, including Taylors Indonesian representative,...

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Addressing Energy Efficiency and Smart Design in New Zealand Housing

The 2018 Exemplar Homes Tour has recently completed its run through Christchurch providing “a rare opportunity for residents to experience high-performing homes that are not normally available to view” and bringing...

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Careers

At Taylors, we are committed to attracting and developing great people to be part of the Taylors journey.

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