Posts by April Taylor

3 Recruitment Strategies with the Best ROI/ROE

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 through resumes are long gone. Companies who want to remain competitive and thrive in today’s hiring environment need to look…

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

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 apparent when I recently attended and presented at an American Council of Engineering Companies, Washington (ACEC-WA) conference. In speaking with…

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Utilizing a Due Diligence Checklist is Crucial when Hiring Engineers

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 employees. The results of overlooking this final step in your hiring process can be devastating. As you know, adding people…

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Resume Writing Tips for Engineers

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, projects, and new skills and to document them while they’re fresh in your mind. It’s also an opportunity to review…

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