3 Recruitment Strategies with the Best ROI/ROE

June 29, 2017

Traditional recruitment strategies are no longer enough to fill most positions, let alone high demand/low supply jobs in the engineering profession. The days of determining you have a need, then posting a job and sifting…

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Why Creating a Coaching Culture is Key to Recruiting & Retention Success

June 6, 2017

Recruiting and retention challenges remain among the most concerning for companies that hire engineering professionals. I know the statistics and I experience them first hand while recruiting for our clients, but it became even more…

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Building a Company Culture of Loyalty is Key to Longevity and Growth

March 22, 2017

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with author Lee Caraher to discuss her book “The Boomerang Principle – Inspire Lifetime Loyalty from Your Employees,” and I loved what she shared with me on…

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How to Incorporate Networking into Your Engineering Recruitment Strategy

March 14, 2017

You must ALWAYS be recruiting, and to do that, you need to be where the people you’re trying to recruit are. Networking is a critical component to your engineering recruitment strategy and must be considered…

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Utilizing a Due Diligence Checklist is Crucial when Hiring Engineers

March 8, 2017

Following a due diligence checklist when hiring is critical for any role within your organization, and it is often something that gets overlooked in companies that don’t have clear processes and procedures for hiring new…

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Employee Feedback is the Key to Becoming a Better Leader and Creating an Amazing Culture within Your Organization

February 8, 2017

We all know the saying, “You can’t fix it if you don’t know it’s broken.” Lack of knowledge, self-awareness, and personal bias create blind spots in our businesses and our lives, and blind spots are…

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How to Use and Implement an Employee Referral Program to Fill Engineering Positions

January 31, 2017

Filling Engineering roles, especially the mid-level (5 to 8 years of experience), can be a real challenge. There are many concepts and strategies to recruit top engineering talent that I’ve shared in previous posts, but…

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Assign a Project Champion to Your Engineering Recruiting Search for Optimal Results

January 25, 2017

Whether you’re doing your recruiting with an engineering search firm, your internal recruiting team, or a combination of the two, it’s critical that you treat the search just as you would a project. This means…

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The Importance of Managing Your Company’s Reputation to Recruit and Attract Top Talent

January 20, 2017

Your company’s reputation with customers isn’t merely critical to the success of your business. It’s also a very major factor in attracting top talent employees to your company. Your reputation will do one of two…

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Resume Writing Tips for Engineers

January 11, 2017

Whether you’re looking to make a change in your engineering career or not, your resume acts as a wonderful tool of reflection and planning. It’s the perfect time of year to review your professional accomplishments,…

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