Category: Engineering Clients

Top Retention Strategies to Keep Engineering Employees Engaged

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are experiencing an unprecedented Great Resignation as employees leave for greener pastures. Yet retaining top engineers has always been tough, as they are typically ambitious, highly intelligent, and constantly in demand. To improve your engineering employee retention, make sure they are always moving forward within your company.… Read more »

How to Find Top Talent in The Bay Area

The Bay Area, like the rest of the United States, is currently experiencing a hiring crisis, including San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Fremont, and Pleasanton areas. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to what some are calling the Great Resignation, as legions of employees quit their jobs. In a technical field such as engineering,… Read more »

How Much Does a Staffing Agency Charge? Part 2: Billing Structures

If you’re thinking about partnering with a staffing firm such as PEAK, you might be wondering how much it will cost. While it is true that you’ll be charged for services, your costs may be different from what you expect. In this two-part series, we’re breaking down the costs and billing structures you will see.… Read more »

How Much Does a Staffing Agency Charge? Part 1: Mandatory Fees

If you’re considering working with a staffing agency such as PEAK, your first thought might be, “How much will this cost?” It is true that employers pay for staffing services, but exactly how much you pay may be different from what you expect. In this two-part series, we’ll break down the costs and pricing models… Read more »

Engineers Are Trying to Solve the World’s Biggest Problems

In many ways, engineers hold the keys to the future, solving some of the biggest and most perplexing challenges facing the world today. Whatever type of engineering your company focuses on, you might be involved in some way in addressing some of these problems. Here are a few of the biggest issues engineers are working… Read more »

Contract vs. Direct vs. Contract-to-Direct: What Positions Are Better For Your Company?

As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are eager to increase staffing. Yet some uncertainty remains, and you may not be ready to hire too many full-time employees yet. Working with a staffing agency gives you three hiring models to choose from: contract, direct, or contract-to-direct. Here’s a look at how each method… Read more »

Why Working with an Engineering Staffing Agency Will Solve Your Hiring Problems

Hiring is expensive and time consuming even under ideal conditions. Your HR team has to create job ads, figure out where to place them, and then go through the tedious process of reviewing resumes, interviewing candidates, and deciding who to hire. Meanwhile, the rest of your staff is working twice as hard to cover the… Read more »

How to Find Better Candidates, While Saving Money

Recruiting engineers isn’t cheap. You’ll need to find them, vet them, and ultimately hire them. Which translates into a time-consuming and often expensive process of writing job descriptions and paying to post them. Then you have to go through seemingly endless rounds of interviews. Meanwhile, your engineering team members are working frantically to try to… Read more »

How to Improve Your Engineering Managing Style

Naturally, you can’t lead an engineering team without top quality people skills and some strong technical knowhow. But that’s just the beginning. To become a truly excellent engineering manager, you’ll need to move beyond the basics. Here are some tips. Communicate Communication may be a basic skill, but it’s also the foundation for your entire… Read more »

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