VERUM TECHNICAL INSIGHTS

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

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  Millennials can seem like a different breed. They are changing the workforce in big ways, but managers can’t manage millennials in the same way they have previous generations. Rather than throwing out the management rule book, there are several things you can do to help your team achieve their full potential. Don’t get too… Read more »

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  The Biotech industry is an incredible space. The amazing innovations coming out of this field are things that will change what it means to be a healthy human in the years to come. If you are interested in being part of the workforce that is revolutionizing the health industry, there are certain skills necessary…. Read more »

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  Performance reviews should be positive and motivational for both you and your employees, but sometimes they can seem like a real chore. With a little effort, you can make sure they are meaningful and productive for everyone involved. Here are five tips to help you improve the performance review process. Start with Goal Setting… Read more »

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  Interviewing engineers can be a challenge. You want to make sure you are recruiting quality talent, but at the same time you don’t want to overlook the soft skills that will make them effective within your organization. Keep a balanced approach in mind as you take on this challenge, and remember that examples and… Read more »

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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 »