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

Engineering, Architecture, and Construction roles can be a real challenge to fill, especially a mid-level (5 to 8 years of experience) role. There are a variety of concepts and strategies that can be used to recruit top engineering talent – but sometimes the greatest candidate can come from a referral within your organization. Let’s take…

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Resume Writing Tips for Engineers

It’s a new year and that means it’s time to refresh your resume! Whether you are looking to make a change in your engineering career or not, your resume acts as a wonderful tool of reflection and planning. 2020 presented its challenges – however, it likely brought many professional accomplishments, projects, and new skills which…

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

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 you need to designate a Project Manager or Project Champion for the search. Throughout my years of experience recruiting, I’ve…

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3 Steps for Hiring the Best Engineers

Enginuity has had the honor of being involved with recruiting engineers for hundreds of companies who were seeking to hire. And no doubt about it, the demand for skilled Engineers is at an all-time high, even now during the global pandemic. Unfortunately, the supply is not nearly as high. If you are going to hire…

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

I’m certain most people reading this blog post have decided to change jobs at some point. Whether it’s for more opportunity, growth potential, life change, career advancement, or something else entirely, job changes are more commonplace than they’ve ever been. Have you ever been met with a “you’re dead to me” mentality by an employer?…

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Using Recruitment Marketing to Attract Engineering Candidates in the Pre-Hiring Phase

WHAT IS RECRUITMENT MARKETING? Recruitment marketing refers to the tactics used to attract top talent in the pre-applicant phase of hiring. Notably, the notion of attracting candidates borrows best practices from the discipline of marketing, but with prospective employees, rather than customers, as the target audience. This is more important than ever in a competitive…

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How to Keep Your Engineers From Being Lured Away; Understanding Employee Needs

Why do engineers leave one firm for another? Perhaps you need to work harder at understanding employee needs in your firm. I’ve had thousands of conversations with engineers as to why they consider other engineering employment opportunities, and that gives me unique insight to answer this difficult question. The number one reason an engineer or…

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The Importance of Managing Your Company’s Reputation

Recruit and Attract Top Talent, whether you are hiring now or later. Your company’s reputation with clients isn’t just critical to the success of your business, it’s also a major factor in attracting top talent employees to your company. Now is the time to gain clarity around your reputation, whether you are hiring now, or…

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