VERUM TECHNICAL INSIGHTS

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

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  One of the largest issues facing employers today are skills gaps in the workplace. Finding the right people for the job is becoming an increasingly difficult barrier to business success. But while there seems to be an endless supply of candidates who are not quite the right fit, there are ways to get the… Read more »

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    Are you graduating and looking for an entry-level chemist position? Here are some tips for hitting the ground running, and landing an entry-level position. Position Your Resume As a recent graduate; your resume might lack some of the experience and projects that employers take note of. But for entry-level positions, the trick to… Read more »

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  Turnover can be incredibly frustrating. You spend a lot of time and money in training, only to see your top talent walk out the door just a short time later. Here are some tips to stop engineering turnover for good. Take Steps to Understand Your Turnover Recent studies have shown there are a number… Read more »

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  Research has shown that company culture is becoming more and more important to young candidates entering the workforce. But a positive corporate culture is about more than a ping pong table in the break room or lavish holiday parties. It’s about the people who make your company their life’s work. Do you know if… Read more »

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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 »