How to Prepare for Your Engineering Interview

By | 2018-07-23T19:19:07+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Interview Tips|Tags: , , , , |

At various points throughout every engineer’s career, he or she must participate in a conversation with a hiring manager – or a group of managers – regarding employment status. Whether you seek employment with a new firm or a new position with your current employer, this conversation, and the entire interview process, is your opportunity [...]

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2017 Massachusetts Engineer Salary Trends

By | 2018-07-23T19:29:14+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Massachusetts|Tags: , , , |

One of the most interesting aspects of operating an engineering staffing firm is the firsthand opportunity to witness trends in engineer salaries for the most common and popular engineering disciplines. Job-seekers and employers constantly seek to keep pace with the ever-changing engineering salary landscape, to ensure they position themselves to maximize their investment, no matter [...]

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4 Tips For Engineering Students

By | 2018-07-19T06:53:56+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Students|Tags: , , |

In our profession, we are fortunate to work with engineers through the entire career spectrum – from those still in school and beginning to think about future career opportunities, to seasoned engineering managers/directors/vice presidents either seeking their next career challenge or searching for talent to grow their current engineering team. With this more senior group of [...]

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Interviewing Engineering Staff: Questions that Can Get You in Trouble

By | 2018-07-19T06:54:43+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Interview Tips|Tags: , , , |

Interviewing for engineering staff can be stressful – even for hiring managers. The employment law landscape changes frequently and can be confusing, particularly if you don’t interview regularly. As such, if you’re planning to add engineering staff early next year now may be a good time to review your company’s interviewing procedures to minimize exposure to [...]

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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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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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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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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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