VERUM TECHNICAL INSIGHTS

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

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Finding your first job can be a very daunting experience. It takes hours and hours to work through all the job postings, want ads and applying directly to websites of companies you would like to work with. You apply to the position, you wait, and you wait, and you wait some more and in some… Read more »

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Now that the interview is done, it’s time to play the waiting game.  What should you be doing while you wait to hear back from the company?  One thing you shouldn’t do is wait around and hope that you will receive an offer.  What you should do is continue applying for jobs and interviewing with… Read more »

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Ignore everyone that says the day before the interview is the most important. There is no more important day in a job hunt than the day you actually sit down and interview. Sure a lot of prep should be done the day before. Directions should be acquired, research done, cloths picked out, alarm set, etc.,… Read more »

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Finally. Finally you have an interview lined up for a job you really want. Now what? You have two options.  Option one put on your best suit and walk into to the company the day of your interview ready to wing it. Option two is to do some research and walk in confident ready to… Read more »

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Now that you are going in for an interview there is something you need to think about.  Sure, you need to practice answering questions they could ask you, but just as importantly, you need to think about the questions you could ask them.    For some of you, if it is your first time interviewing,… Read more »

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                It is always exciting to have a recruiter or company call you back and say that they are interested in interviewing you. Getting to that point takes a lot of hard effort, both in your schooling and your job search! The next step, however, is just as critical… Read more »

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So you’ve polished your resume, combed the job boards, and applied to a few positions that you really feel could be a great fit. And then the great news comes; a recruiter has looked over your resume and is inviting you in for an interview! It may seem like you are home free at this… Read more »

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It’s time to fire-up your computer, grab an energy drink or two, and start filling out those online job applications.  Why the energy drink?  Because for most of you this process is going to feel like a full-time job and if you are a procrastinator you might end up pulling some all-nighters.  The most frustrating… Read more »

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If you’ve been following our recent blog posts you should have been able to create your resume, understand the application process, and know when it’s appropriate to start applying for jobs.  Now it’s time to find out why understanding what to look for in the job description is such an important part of the application… Read more »

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 It’s your senior year of college, and you graduate next week. You have no job offers lined up and you are starting to panic. When did you start looking for jobs? When did you start applying for those jobs? Did anyone ever tell you how early you should start applying? Senior year can be overwhelming…. Read more »