Category: Engineering Candidates

How to Prepare for a Technical Engineering Interview

As part of the hiring process, many engineering firms and public agencies will incorporate a technical interview where you will be asked to solve specific problems or complete specific assignments. These can often feel more like exams, so it’s important to prepare well for a technical engineering interview.   Use These Tips to Prepare for a… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About an AutoCAD Certification

Earning AutoCAD certification is important to prove your skills and expertise to potential employers and to command a higher salary. Not to mention, going through the formal process of earning a certification helps you work more efficiently and effectively on the job. Here are some important things you should know about pursuing AutoCAD certification.   What Is AutoCAD… Read more »

Everything You Need To Know About A Professional Engineering License

While a Professional Engineering (PE) license is not required to work as an engineer, it is highly recommended. As a PE, you become more marketable to employers because it signals a certain level of proficiency and the ability to take on a higher level of responsibility. It also gives clients peace of mind and helps build trust… Read more »

5 Soft Skills That Will Help You Land That Engineering Position

As an engineer, potential employers weigh your technical skills and experience heavily. They want to know that you have the chops to handle the job. However, you can meet all the technical requirements but not land the job. Why? Because employers are also looking for soft skills. These are the critical skills that have nothing to do with… Read more »

Reasons to Consider Working as a Contract Engineer 

Engineers have a lot of options in today’s market. Their skills are in serious demand and there are not enough qualified job seekers to fill every open role. In such a competitive market, many engineers are deciding to take the leap into contract work. Contract engineers sign on for specific projects and they may work anywhere from… Read more »

Maneuvering Your Job Search through COVID-19 

Right now, times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are left… Read more »

5 of the Most In-Demand Engineering Positions of 2020

It is no secret that STEM fields like engineering are experiencing a shortage of talent. That’s excellent news for job seekers as it means a variety of opportunities and higher salaries. But some engineering fields are growing at a faster rate than others. Here are five of the most in-demand engineering positions of 2020.   Automation… Read more »

5 Reasons Why You Should Work With an Engineering Recruiter to Find a Job

Let’s be honest. Even though engineers are in high demand, finding a great job isn’t easy. Job searches are time-consuming, especially when you are employed. They are also incredibly frustrating. Employers can be unresponsive, scheduling interviews can be challenging and it can be impossible to accurately evaluate whether a job is really right for you.… Read more »

Taking Advantage of the Tight Job Market as an IT Candidate

Unemployment for tech workers has been well below the national average for nearly a decade and each year the market gets even more competitive. Companies have been forced to work harder to attract and retain IT talent and salaries have been steadily increasing.  If you are an IT professional looking to grow your career, now… Read more »

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