VERUM TECHNICAL INSIGHTS

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

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  As the mid-year point is coming up, it is important to think about implementing mid-year reviews within your company. Mid-year reviews provide extra time to evaluate your employees’ objectives and make sure you’re on target to hit their yearly goals. Here are several things to keep in mind as you build out your plan… Read more »

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  Are you finding your candidates are using your company as a stepping stone for their careers? That can be a costly investment on your part, particularly if the trend is greater than just an engineer or two. If you find yourself in this situation, it’s time to take a serious look at how to… Read more »

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  Are you overthinking ways to make your company better? Don’t look too far – it actually doesn’t take a massive investment in most cases. Here are some simple and easy ways to improve your company that you can take on ASAP and see a real difference. Put Customers First The customer experience should be… Read more »

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  Aside from being smart, do you have the soft skills that the engineering industry is looking for? You may want to take another look at how you’re presenting yourself in your resume. Engineers might not be marketed for their soft skills, but these abilities and qualities are critical. To really succeed as an engineer,… Read more »

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  It’s true that healthier employees are happier employees. It’s also true that a huge percentage of you and your employee’s lives are spent in the workplace. That’s why corporate wellness programs are so important. Contributing and implementing wellness programs can improve the lives of everyone, through greater happiness and productivity on the job. Here… Read more »

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  Thinking about having your company go “green?” Not only is it sustainability important for the planet, but it could also help your bank account. Here are a few ways you can make your business more sustainable while also making sure you maximize your available tax benefits to do so. Tax Benefits of Green Business… Read more »

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  Drug testing can be a touchy subject; however, it is a key responsibility of employers is to make sure their employees are safe and productive on the job. That often means incorporating drug screening into their hiring and ongoing employment practices. As workplace cultures are changing, drug testing may or may not needed in… Read more »

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  The biotechnology industry is one that has gained significant prominence in the past few years, and is a field that is set to remain on the front burner for a few years to come. With significant improvements in biotechnology changing the world in important ways, the field as a whole is an exciting and… Read more »

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  As technology changes, so does the engineering industry. We’ve seen amazing advances in consumer technology, business intelligence, in machine learning and in the internet of things, all of which are quickly shifting how engineers think about their work. To stay ahead of the curve in this industry, it’s important to stay in the know… Read more »

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  As a hiring manager, you are under pressure to make sure your team has the resources and skills they need to accomplish critical business objectives. Sometimes, hiring full time workers to do this simply isn’t reasonable. There is just too much work to bring employees on slowly. Contract workers offer a unique affordability and… Read more »