Collaborating with Your Engineering Job Recruiters Equals Hiring Success

December 16, 2016

Engineering job recruiters are an extension of your company. They are the eyes, ears, and mouthpiece for your organization. With that in mind, it’s so important that as the leader of your organization you understand…

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

December 5, 2016

Why do engineers leave one firm for another? Perhaps you need to work harder at understanding employee needs in your firm. With a career in recruiting that spans over 20 years (yikes!), I’ve had thousands…

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Engineer Recruiting: How to Craft the Perfect Job Description to Recruit the Top Engineers

November 18, 2016

The days of posting a job description for an engineering position and waiting for qualified talent to contact you are long gone. If you’re going to focus your efforts on engineer recruiting and attract top…

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Tips for Forming a Successful Relationship with an Engineering Staffing Agency

November 15, 2016

As many of you know who are hiring in this market, finding Engineering talent to add to your team is a challenge. Despite your best efforts to hire on your own, it is sometimes necessary…

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3 Steps for Hiring the Best Engineers

November 2, 2016

I’ve had the honor of being involved with recruiting engineers for hundreds of companies who were seeking to hire over the last 20 years. And no doubt about it, the demand for skilled Engineers is…

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Recruiting Engineers: 5 Mistakes Most Companies Make During the Process

October 31, 2016

I’ve had the honor of being involved with recruiting engineers for hundreds of companies who were seeking to hire over the last 20 years. That experience has helped me uncover and identify five common and…

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Four Ways To Kick Interviewer Bias To The Curb

May 24, 2016

CULTURAL FIT? PRICELESS. It’s awesome to see a new recruit acing their first week on the job. They’re thriving. Already connecting with clients and colleagues. Meshing well. It’s evident they’re aligned with the company mission…

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

May 23, 2016

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,…

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Hiring for Cultural Fit vs. Diversity: Laying the Debate to Rest

May 23, 2016

DEFINING CULTURAL FIT AND DIVERSITY THE RIGHT WAY CAN LEAD TO HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS Get a group of recruiters together to discuss hiring for “cultural fit” and get ready for a heated discussion. Companies need…

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8 Hiring Practices to Keep up with the Latest Engineering Workforce Trends

May 23, 2016

Sometimes it seems impossible to find good engineers in this tight market. Without talented people, your company may struggle to stay competitive. Many recruiting tactics that were successful in the past have lost their effectiveness…

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