Why Regular Communication With Temp Employees Matters

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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 »

How to Choose Between Two Great Candidates

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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 »

Three Ways to Advance Your Engineering Career

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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 »

The Benefits of Behavioral Interview Questions

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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 »

Four Tips for Putting Together a Great Engineering Resume

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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 »

Nontraditional Interview Questions You Should Be Asking

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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 »

4 Signs Your Employees Are on the Verge of Burnout

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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 »

Prepping Your Staff for Temporary Engineering Hires

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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 »

Should You Be Looking to Hire Apprentices For Your Engineering Company?

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  Everyone knows the benefits of landing an apprenticeship position. But what are the benefits for your company hiring apprentices in the engineering field? Read these five reasons why hiring apprentices can be the step up your engineering company needs to bridge the skills gap. The War for Talent The rapid pace at which technology… Read more »

Are Your Social Media Accounts Costing You a Great Job?

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  Virtually everyone is on social media. When used correctly, social media can be a great tool to broaden your network, or even find a great job. But is your social media hurting your chances at landing your dream job? Here are five things you can do today to make sure your social presence is… Read more »