How To Leverage Employer Brand to Hire and Retain Engineering Candidates

It’s hard out here for a hiring manager.  Today’s historically tight labor market has organizations across all industries entrenched in what has become romantically referred to as the “War for Talent.”  Companies scramble over one another for a chance to vie for an ever-dwindling supply of available candidates, exhausting all available means to attract, hire, […]

How to Attract Top Candidates During the Talent Shortage

With month after month hovering near record unemployment lows, hiring has rarely been as challenging as it is today.  When job openings outnumber job seekers by the widest gap ever, companies have to innovate recruiting strategies in the hopes of separating themselves during a time of ultra-competition for top talent.  We’ll share some insight into […]

The 4 Best Strategies to Retain Engineering Talent

As 2019 comes to a close, it’s doubtful that anyone has been able to dodge the headlines about the nation-wide shortage of engineering talent. If somehow your superhuman reflexes or lack of internet service have kept you in the dark, sorry, but your time is up—we’ll tell you now. The engineering talent shortage has emerged […]

Engineering Jobs in Highest Demand Heading into 2020

Just like in 2018, the engineering industry in 2019 showcased the impact of numerous digital technologies. From the continued rise of artificial intelligence and robotics to connected job sites and smart cities, few processes in engineering will leave the digital transformation age unchanged.  While these disruptive technologies contain the promise of increased efficiency, productivity, and […]

Major Engineering & Manufacturing Trends Heading into 2020

It’s difficult to begin any sort of reporting on trends in the engineering industry without first mentioning the stark talent shortage facing many employers. 2019 was yet another year where open engineering jobs vastly outnumbered available, job-seeking candidates. Whether it’s due to a dissipating interest in STEM-related fields among younger generations or a steadily retiring […]

Interviewing After Being Fired for Engineers

Interviews can be stressful enough without something looming over you that you can’t do anything about, like being fired from a previous engineering job. Of course this isn’t ideal, but the key is to persevere and come back better than ever. After all, Steve Jobs was fired from Apple, and we think he came back […]