VERUM TECHNICAL INSIGHTS

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

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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 »

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  When you interview a candidate, you want to learn about them as qualified professionals. You need to ask them about their past experience, their accomplishments and their key skills. But what you might not be asking are those questions that will tell you what sort of employee they will be. How they will work… Read more »

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  Resumes can be a challenge for even the most skilled engineers on the market. The good news is you already have the skills top employers are looking for. Here are some key tips to help you craft a stellar resume that gets the attention it deserves. Highlight Key Skills The first line of defense… Read more »

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  Are you putting together your resume for a chemist position? Here are some common dos and don’ts for the industry to give yourself a better chance at landing an interview. Don’t Let Your Key Skills Get Buried If you’ve worked several jobs over the past few years, chances are your chronologically formatted resume might… Read more »

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  Hiring the best candidate for the job has never been more important than it is today. As an interviewer, you are a key gatekeeper in discovering who is and who isn’t a good fit for your company. While the technical questions are important, they often don’t provide enough information about the new candidate to… Read more »

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  In times of high stress and increased workload, burnout is a very real risk for employees. As a manager, you need to be on top of staff morale and know when to scale back to retain your best workers and ensure they are producing their best effort on the job. There are several signs… Read more »

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  Is your company like many businesses that have decided to make some temporary engineering hires this summer? Seasonal contracts can provide real benefits for companies with an influx of work during the summer months. But managing and working with a temporary team can be a little complicated. Here’s how you can prepare your current… Read more »