About Kristen Roper

Kristen Roper is Owner and President of TRIAD Engineering Corp. (www.triad-eng.com), an engineering staffing firm based in Lynnfield, Massachusetts that connects successful firms with technical talent throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. For almost 50 years, TRIAD has provided clients with flexible staffing arrangements including contract, contract-to-direct, and direct placement services.

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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Successfully Integrate Your Contract Staff

By | 2018-07-19T07:06:25+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Contract Staffing|Tags: , , , |

Numerous New England firms are continuing to turn to contractors to meet their staffing needs. Lingering economic uncertainty and rising costs associated with permanent employment leave many companies hesitant to commit to hiring permanent staff. If you are among this group of firms, here are some tips to successfully integrate your contract staff with your permanent [...]

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Independent Contractor vs. Employee Why the Contract Staffing Agency Model is Best

By | 2018-11-07T18:41:44+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Engineering Staffing|Tags: , , , , , |

For many years there has been an ongoing debate among employers hiring contract help. They have been asking themselves if they are better off, both in the qualitative sense as well as financially, by hiring Independent Contractors or by utilizing labor assistance in the form of W-2 employees from contract staffing agencies. As the number of [...]

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TRIAD’s Top Eight Reasons to Use a Contract Engineering Staffing Agency

By | 2018-11-07T16:44:14+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Contract Staffing|Tags: , |

With increased demand to quickly introduce products to the marketplace, budget constraints, and the need to have access to highly trained engineering and technical personnel, many Massachusetts and New Hampshire firms are partnering with an engineering staffing agency to satisfy their requirement for highly skilled technical professionals to staff critical projects. Utilizing a engineering staffing agency [...]

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A Gender Pay Gap: Does it Exist for Technology and Engineering Professionals?

By | 2018-07-19T07:10:30+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Salaries|Tags: , , |

In evaluating the comparative career progress and employer-measured worth of men and women across the country, no single metric is more broadly used than wage comparisons.  During recent years, study upon study has been released showing how the genders measure up to each other from a purely financial perspective in the workplace.  Considering this at [...]

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Maybe it’s Time to Consider Contracting…

By | 2018-07-19T07:11:40+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Contract Staffing|Tags: , |

From an employer’s perspective, the advantages of using contract engineers and engineering support staff have been widely discussed and acknowledged. By using contingent workers firms can save money, remain flexible with an ability to quickly adapt to rapidly changing business conditions, and quickly secure specific technical expertise. With each passing year, more firms are realizing these [...]

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Why Your Company Should Consider Using a Contract Placement Firm

By | 2018-07-25T13:46:02+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Contract Staffing|

There are no more critical decisions your company faces than those associated with hiring professional help.  Your technical staff develops the work product that is ultimately provided to your most valuable asset – your customers.  They have a tremendous impact on your firm’s professional reputation.  Your staff, permanent or contract, full-time or part-time, accounts for [...]

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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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Termination – Making the Most of a Difficult Situation

By | 2018-07-25T13:47:35+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Careers|

Many of us will have the unpleasant experience of being terminated at some point during our working years. Regardless of what terminology is used – laid off, let go, fired, down-sized – the end result is the same: your relationship with the employer has just been severed. While you may immediately be tempted to unleash [...]

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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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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.