VERUM TECHNICAL INSIGHTS

Get a look behind the curtain of recruiting in science and engineering with these insightful articles.

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  Phone interviews are an important way to improve the quality of your hires, identify the best candidates, and save time in your recruiting efforts. But if you are not asking the right questions of your applicants, you are missing a real opportunity. Questions like “What is your current and expected salary?” and “Why are… Read more »

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  You just got out of a job interview and to the best of your knowledge, you nailed it! However, a few weeks have passed and you haven’t heard back. Don’t get stressed, follow up! Here are a few ways to properly follow up with an interviewer that can actually help you get the job…. Read more »

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  Oftentimes it can be difficult for temporary employees to see how their work impacts an organization. And with a lack of dedicated management and corporate leadership available to support their growth, it really is up to them to see how they are driving the success of the company they work for. However, as an… Read more »

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  Having what appears to be two great candidates and only one job to fill is a pretty good problem to have. It can be more of a challenge than you might think. Now’s the time to ask yourself some difficult questions that will give you more insight into each candidate’s skill set and ability… Read more »

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  Does your organization have an open-door policy? Maybe you should. It’s been proven to increase feedback and boost employee moral by increasing communication and making leadership more available to everyone, no matter their status within the company. Here are a few things you should know about connecting workers with managers and corporate leadership for… Read more »

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  When it comes to engineering, there are many things you can do to advance your career. Earning a master’s degree is rapidly becoming a requirement for any type of career advancement today. For example, you’ll want to focus on developing your soft skills and networking to help you get ahead. Here are three things… Read more »

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  Just as it’s important for candidates to have a strong online presence, employers too must pay attention to their digital brand to make sure they are bringing the best of the best. To help attract top talent, it’s important to build an online presence across all social media platforms to appeal to your target… Read more »

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  The culture of the modern workforce is changing. Effective leadership is changing too. In order to make sure you are getting the most out of your employees, you need to make sure they are motivated, feel valued and have the resources they need to be at their very best. Employee recognition is a great… Read more »

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  Regular staff meetings are important for many reasons. They help keep everyone informed, are important for problem solving, and are a great opportunity to innovate as a team. But as schedules get busier and more employees start working remotely or on differing schedules, it can seem like those regular meetings should take a back… Read more »

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  The thought of team building exercises might bring to mind images of trust falls and awkward ice breaker-based conversations, but real team building is a critical element to the success of many companies. The benefits of team building exercises include the development of group skills, communication, and bonding. These sorts of connections are long… Read more »