VERUM TECHNICAL INSIGHTS

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

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Have you ever hired someone that you thought was going to be great, just to find that the person did not live up to your expectations?  It might be because your personal biases impacted your decision-making process during the interview.  Because of the current tight labor market, we can’t afford to make bad hires.  If… Read more »

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In Part 1, we talked about how the number of jobs open is higher than the number of candidates actively looking for jobs. We talked about how candidates have pay and location on their mind, and they have more choice than they have ever had before. We shared that candidates are receiving 20 calls from… Read more »

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  The number of open jobs is higher than the number of candidates actively looking for jobs. The June 2019 Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) survey stated that the ratio of unemployed persons per job opening was 0.8 in June 2019. At the peak of the most recent recession in July of 2009, there were… Read more »

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  Companies in the scientific industry often have a hard time finding the talent they need. There’s a war for talent on these days. The best employees in the industry know their skills are highly sought-after. But in order to make a strong, long-term hire, it’s important to know what kind of chemist you’re looking… Read more »

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  Interested in temp work? It might not be your first choice for a new job, but temporary contracts are growing in popularity, for both employers and employees. Here’s why you just might want to try on a new role to make sure it’s a good fit for you before investing in a company. Availability… Read more »

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  A leader needs to build a team that can perform consistently, execute flawlessly, and attain key business goals. But building a strong, effective team doesn’t always happen naturally. A great deal of thought and strategy goes into the creation of really strong teams. It comes down to an interesting balance of productivity, culture, and… Read more »

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  Are you looking to hire a new employee, but need to justify the ROI first? To do this, you’ll need to choose a method to demonstrate return, so be sure you’ve counted all the costs and more. This is a very common challenge that managers and HR professionals face on a daily basis. Knowing… Read more »

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  When you look at how Verum Technical has helped employers succeed, it is clear how important a strong and reliable partner in staffing can make a huge difference in both project and long-term success for companies. Take the example of a recent success story with a unique medical device company. The way they evaluated… Read more »

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  We’ve all dealt with the internal struggle of how to best communicate within the workplace. The truth is, we all have our own communication style and it is important to learn how to work cohesively with other styles. Here is an overview of some of those key communication strategies to help make stronger connections… Read more »

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  Thinking about becoming a lab technician? This article looks into the education requirements, skills and day-to-day functions of the job to see if it’s the right fit for you. Job Overview Lab techs are skilled workers who are prized for their ability to work with complex systems and perform highly technical mechanical or diagnostic… Read more »