3 03, 2017

How Millennials are Changing the Workplace

The Baby Boomers dominated the workforce for a long time, but Generation Y is taking over. In fact, in 2015 the Millennial generation became the largest age group in the labor force. As those born after 1980 move into leadership positions, we expect to see even more ways Millennials are changing the workplace—especially in the engineering and tech industries. […]

16 02, 2017

6 Tips for Using a Staffing Agency to Find a Job

Using a staffing agency can be a great tool for finding a job. Staffing agencies have a large network of potential employers and close relationships with their clients, giving them the ability to get you an interview more quickly. A close partnership with a staffing agency is extremely beneficial to job seekers and employers alike.  Here are six tips to keep in mind when using a staffing agency to find a job. […]

2 02, 2017

Offshoring, Outsourcing or Insourcing: Which Is Best?

When it comes to completing an engineering or design project, it can be difficult to decide on the best and most efficient approach to take. The decision to offshore, outsource or insource should be determined on a project-by-project basis and the resources available to your team. Below, we take a look at each route and discuss advantages and disadvantages of offshoring, outsourcing or insourcing. […]

27 01, 2017

5 Myths About Working With Staffing Agencies

Staffing agencies match qualified candidates with job openings among a wide range of companies. While they are great resources for job seekers and businesses, some still question how they work. In this blog, we identify and debunk five of the most common myths about working with staffing agencies. […]

9 12, 2016

Make the Most of Your Professional Relationships

Whether you are reaching out to staffing services to help connect you with your dream job or partnering on short-term contracts, don’t forget to make the most of your professional relationships. Take full advantage of opportunities to make lasting connections in the engineering industry by applying these three tips. […]

14 10, 2016

4 Idioms That Will Improve Your Hiring Process

4 Idioms That Will Improve Your Hiring Process Between job listings, resumes, interviews, offer letters, negotiations, background checks and other steps to bring someone on board your team, finding the right candidate for the job can feel monotonous, confusing and sometimes unsuccessful. Rest assured. You aren’t the only one who feels this way. Read how these four idioms will improve your hiring process today! […]

25 08, 2016

5 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand

5 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand Establishing a personal brand is important for several reasons. For example, your brand  lets people know who you are and what you stand for. It is your way of identifying and differentiating yourself from others in the business world. With this in mind, how you build your personal brand is crucial; therefore, we have compiled a short list of tips to help you establish a strong brand. 1. Be Yourself As always, you want to put your best foot forward; however, you should still be true to who you are when establishing your [...]

17 08, 2016

How to Market Yourself in a Job Interview

How to Market Yourself in a Job Interview A job interview is the optimal time to bring your resume to life, market yourself to a potential employer, and demonstrate how much value you can bring to their company. In this post, we’ll share some tips with you on ways to successfully market yourself during an interview. 1. Positivity Be positive during your interview! This is not the time to complain about one of your former employers. If you left a previous position because you were having problems with your manager, an interview is not the time and place [...]

10 08, 2016

How to Dress for a Job Interview

How to Dress for a Job Interview First impressions can be nerve-wracking to say the least, especially when interviewing for a job. Unfortunately, our appearance is usually the first thing people notice and judge us by. Therefore, when preparing for a job interview, it is very important to know the in’s and out’s dressing for an interview in order to make a great first impression.  Do Your Research One of the first things you should consider when deciding what to wear, is the company’s culture. Check out their website or social media and become familiar with the culture. Is [...]

3 08, 2016

What If You’re Asked To Do a Video Interview?

What If You're Asked To Do a Video Interview? With all the advancements in technology in recent years, there have been huge changes in almost every industry. One new technology that many companies have adopted is conducting interviews via video over the Internet. Whether this scares or excites you, we’ve compiled some helpful tips for you to read over before your next video interview.   Tech Tips Technical issues are most commonly the cause of problems that people experience when conducting video interviews. Although technical problems are often unavoidable, there are a few things you can do to prepare [...]