What to do Before Calling an Engineering Recruiter

By | 2018-07-19T07:05:12+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Recruiting|Tags: , , , |

An experienced engineering recruiter can be a valuable partner as you ponder your next career move. Your recruiter probably works with multiple companies in the region and can provide insight and guidance once he or she gets to know you and understands your past and current professional circumstances. To that end, you may wish to consider [...]

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Major Trends Driving Engineering Job Growth in Massachusetts and Beyond

By | 2018-07-19T18:55:18+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Recruiting, Resumes|Tags: |

At the most macro level across the U.S., there are a variety of excellent resources available that reveal a great deal about engineering-related job hiring trends we can look forward to in mid-2014 and beyond.  They span virtually all of the specialized subsets of engineering as well as segmenting job growth and career opportunities by [...]

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Best Practices in Technical Hiring: Don’t Miss Out on Top Candidates

By | 2018-07-19T07:23:24+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Recruiting, Resumes|Tags: , |

The local engineering labor market has tightened over the past few months. The competition for skilled technical professionals is intensifying, and the most desirable candidates are off the market quickly. Many candidates with in-demand experience are receiving multiple job offers. With this in mind, if you plan to add engineering staff – either contract or direct [...]

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How Employment Agencies Work for Both Companies and Job Seekers

By | 2018-07-19T07:24:18+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Recruiting, Resumes|Tags: , |

Although the Massachusetts economy has shown signs of improvement over the past several months, unemployment rates still remain higher than normal. Recently, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a slight decline in these high unemployment rates as did the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Yet, even with this improvement and predictions of a more stable economy, [...]

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So, You’re a Passive Candidate?

By | 2018-07-19T07:31:20+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Recruiting, Resumes|Tags: , |

Many engineering professionals are currently working and not actively seeking a new opportunity – so-called “passive candidates”. They might be interested if the right job comes along, but definitely aren’t pouring over online job postings or proactively contacting hiring companies. If this describes you, read on. You can take a few simple steps to make sure [...]

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Staffing Employment on the Rise

By | 2018-11-07T18:43:00+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Engineering Staffing, Recruiting|Tags: , |

Over the past few months demand for contract engineering staff among our clients has increased. This includes local firms seeking to bring on technical talent through a contract-to-direct arrangement. This trend is reflected on a national level. The American Staffing Association (ASA) reported last week that staffing employment is up 4.4% compared to the same month last year. [...]

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3 Questions To Avoid If You Want The Job

By | 2018-07-19T07:33:44+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Interview Tips, Recruiting|Tags: |

It happens towards the end of just about every interview: the moment when the hiring manager asks whether you have any questions. Of course, you should arrive at the interview prepared with several possible questions to ask, ultimately choosing your questions based on how in-depth the interview actually was and what information about the opportunity wasn't [...]

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MA Business Confidence Ticks Upward

By | 2018-07-19T07:34:46+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Recruiting|Tags: |

After bouncing up and down over the past few years, the Associated Industries of Massachusetts' (AIM) monthly Business Confidence Index edged up in May to a reading of just over 52. The Index uses a 100-point scale, with a reading above 50 indicating a majority optimistic feeling among the business community in MA, while a reading [...]

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Contract Engineering Staff – Providing a Competitive Advantage

By | 2018-07-19T07:35:34+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Interview Tips, Recruiting|Tags: |

In what continues to be a challenging business environment for numerous industries, firms in MA, NH and RI are finding it difficult to improve profitability. If you seek cost savings along with the flexibility to respond quickly to changing market conditions, engineering contractors may provide the solution. Why Engineering Contractors? Our clients primarily use engineering contractors [...]

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References – Some Reminders for Candidates

By | 2018-07-25T13:48:39+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Recruiting|

As professionals in the engineering staffing industry, we know first-hand that some candidates don't even think about professional references until we ask for them. The ensuing rush to locate former managers and request their help often leads to unnecessary delays in the interviewing and hiring processes. As the saying goes, always be prepared! When compiling a [...]

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