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Evaluating Candidates Based on Passion

“Passion” is a big buzzword in HR and staffing circles, but even if you’ve heard the word “passion” 100 times today, don’t write it off as a cliché. Passion is a critical trait that should not be overlooked when you’re hiring engineering professionals. Passionate engineers are focused, committed to quality and driven – traits that… Read more »

How Is Generation Z Changing Hiring?

Just when you finally figured out what millennials were looking for in an employer, Generation Z started entering the workforce. This generation is beginning to graduate, and hiring managers need to understand some important things about Generation Z if they want to be able to attract and retain this new breed of young engineering talent.… Read more »

Is Your Workforce Distracted?

According to research from Deloitte, 21st–century workers check their cell phones up to 150 times a day, and those 150 actions create stress, distraction and reduced productivity during the workday. Today’s employees are overworked and more distracted than ever before, and Deloitte estimates that nearly $10 million is lost every year from mid-size companies thanks… Read more »

Boost Your Team’s Productivity

Staying productive in our hyper-connected world gets more difficult every day. Staying busy is easy, but keeping teams productive is the challenge. True productivity is the result of planning and focus. Use these strategies to start boosting your team’s productivity today. Encourage People to Turn Off Email Email is convenient, but it can be a… Read more »

5 Soft Skills to Look for in Engineering Talent

Engineering is all about technical skills, right? Yes, but that’s not the entire picture. Soft skills are just as important as technical skills when it comes to long-term success. Engineers don’t work in isolation. They must be able to navigate complex professional relationships, political landscapes and a multitude of egos and personalities. Let’s examine some… Read more »

Evaluating Consulting Experience – What to Look For

Companies rely on engineering consultants for a host of reasons. They may seek very specific expertise for a project; they may need to staff an out-of-state project with licensed professionals; they may need someone to step in and get a project in line and back on budget. Whatever your motivation for hiring engineering consultants, the… Read more »

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