VERUM TECHNICAL INSIGHTS

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

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It’s time to fire-up your computer, grab an energy drink or two, and start filling out those online job applications.  Why the energy drink?  Because for most of you this process is going to feel like a full-time job and if you are a procrastinator you might end up pulling some all-nighters.  The most frustrating… Read more »

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If you’ve been following our recent blog posts you should have been able to create your resume, understand the application process, and know when it’s appropriate to start applying for jobs.  Now it’s time to find out why understanding what to look for in the job description is such an important part of the application… Read more »

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 It’s your senior year of college, and you graduate next week. You have no job offers lined up and you are starting to panic. When did you start looking for jobs? When did you start applying for those jobs? Did anyone ever tell you how early you should start applying? Senior year can be overwhelming…. Read more »

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                                So you’ve found the perfect job to apply to….now what? You can have a stellar resume and be very well prepared for an interview, but unless that company can find you as a candidate an interview request is not likely happen! And quite naturally, the best way to get a chance of that… Read more »

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                There are many important parts to anyone’s job search.  A well written and put-together resume, together with a stellar (and well-prepared!) interview are two of them. There is a most important step in between, however, that connects those two crucial pieces. And this is finding a job to apply to in the first place…. Read more »

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                You have scoured the job boards and found the perfect position. The job description, location, pay…everything is good. You quickly fire off your resume to the employer, confident that you have the skills and drive to succeed in that position. Excited, you wait to hear back….and hear nothing. Wouldn’t the employer see straight away… Read more »

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                In our last article, we explored some of the information to include on your resume, such as: the heading/contact information, the objective, education, and relevant skills/coursework. We also went over how best to present that information to potential employers.  In today’s article, we’ll continue our review of what information to include on an entry… Read more »

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It can be said that the interview is your very first chance to make a great impression with your next potential employer. But is it really? Turns out that sentiment is not entirely true. To be sure, it is the first time you will meet in person, but by that point the interviewer has probably… Read more »

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By Wendy Benning Swanson, President and Owner/Founder of Verum Staffing Once a long time ago, I was a Biology graduate from the College of St. Catherine – Now St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN.  Reflecting back on that time, I know that navigating the job market is intimidating because you spent most of your… Read more »