All Blog Posts Tagged 'Engineering' (19)

Recruiting Is Becoming More Technical

Recently, we highlighted What Type of Recruiters Are Most In-Demand?, where we found Technical Recruiters to be the most commonly advertised niche recruiting job. Today, we wanted to review this recruiting specialization to see what the labor market looks like.…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 18, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments

Recruiting Is Becoming More Technical

Most Required Technical Recruiting Skills



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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 18, 2014 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Hiring in Oil and Gas Keeps Flowing

The oil and gas industry is considered to be booming and it's reflected in hiring trends. When comparing the past 90 days to the same 90-day period last year, the number of job ads posted online in the US grew 17%, according to data from WANTED Analytics. Over the long term, the growth is even more apparent. Oil and gas demand…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 11, 2014 at 10:12am — No Comments

Where Are STEM Gender Gaps?

Diversity in the workplace is important for a number of reasons. Some of those include having a workforce that understands and reflects your customer base or an atmosphere of different perspectives that can create innovative ideas. Diversity is also looked at by some as …

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Auto Sales Grow; Does Hiring?

For the first half of 2014, US automakers sold 4.2% more vehicles than during the same time last year. May saw strong sales and the momentum continued into June, surprising Analysts. (Analysts expected June to have less sales than May since May was a 5 week month and June was 4.) According to the …

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 3, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Top 5 Engineering Recruiters

Within the current competitive engineering job market, recruiters are looking for the crème de la crème of candidates; innovative, creative and dynamic individuals.

From aerospace to automotive to energy industries, these companies focus on recruiting the finest engineers across a variety of positions. We…

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Added by Rebecca Baines on May 30, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Best Places to Recruit the Most In-Demand Engineers

Engineering jobs continue to be in-demand and hard-to-fill. According to WANTED Analytics, there were more than 228,100 engineering job ads posted online…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on April 1, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

March Madness - Which Colleges Have the Most Engineering Graduates?

The NCAA's March Madness tournament is underway today. While college and universities around the country compete to see who has the best basketball team, we thought we'd pair up schools weekly to find out who has the biggest candidate pools for particular fields, based on…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on March 20, 2014 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

Where Will The Motorola Engineers Go?

Motorola has a long history of R&D and innovation in the Chicago area. It started in Chicago, Illinois as Galvin Manufacturing Corporation at 847 West Harrison Street in 1928, with its first product being a battery eliminator. In 1930 Galvin Manufacturing Corporation introduced the Motorola…

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Added by Scott Sargis on January 30, 2014 at 1:30am — 15 Comments

Skills and Knowledge Required for Oil Engineering Jobs

The job role of the oil engineers demands that they work in challenging situations. They are responsible for assessing the geological reports. Ascertaining the risk of oil extraction is also the responsibility of the oil engineers. Monitoring and assessing the performance of reservoir are also essential job role which the oil engineers perform. If you want to make a career in this field, you will need to possess some essential skills.

Required skills

The professionals in…

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Added by Daniel Smith on January 28, 2013 at 2:52am — No Comments

Professional Sectors Experiencing Record Demand for Contractors

Demand for temporary/contract workers in the professional sector is expected to exceed previous records in 2012 and 2013, according to Staffing Industry Analysts' U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast.

Specifically, the IT Staffing and Engineering/Design industry…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 2, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

What are the Hottest Industries for Contract Staffing?

Contract staffing was bright spot for the recruiting industry once again in 2011.  As the economy tried to forge ahead, it appeared that many companies shifted their traditional direct-hire placements to contract placements.  

As a result, Top Echelon Contracting experienced a 22% increase last year in the number of commercial contractors placed on long-term contract assignments in the technical, professional, and healthcare arenas.   This represents 17 years of growth…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 21, 2012 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Contractor Salaries Increasing

Not only is contracting becoming more popular, it is also becoming more lucrative for contractors.

Citing data from the Yoh Index of Technology Wages, Human Resources Executive Online has reported that hourly wages for skilled temporary workers increased 4.3 percent between last November and December after hitting a…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 18, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments

Are Mo, Larry and Curly Doing The Hiring At Your Company?

Originally posted on http://blog.keenhire.com



I'm serious.



Let's get real, have you ever hired someone you knew little about for a job you knew less about? It happens to all of us.



I started my own company, for the 1st time when I was 29 years old. I had a pre teenager, a young son at home and a…
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Added by Margaret Graziano on May 13, 2010 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Recruitfest - Memories from a year gone by...

It's hard for me to believe that it was nearly a near ago when I took my first trip to Toronto to present at the inaugural Recruitfest event.



Upon my return I recall posting about my experience. It's only that it really is hitting me just how important this event was. I attend lots of events and speak at many as well. Recruitfest was different. The show was not large in size so it wasn't that there were thousands of… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on August 24, 2009 at 3:27pm — 7 Comments

Deal Maker or Deal Breaker, Which are you?

Everybody works hard but only a select few are known as great closers. Over the past 10 years my teams have placed 15,000 candidates into new jobs/positions with clients for fees over $500M.



Here are some of the the things that I teach and have witnessed as helping to make a great closer:



- Closers close all the time, every chance they get

- Closers are not cocky, they are good

- Closers are great at listening to their clients and candidates and understand the… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on August 17, 2009 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

My Way or The Highway

I know lots of people that only have one way to handle situations. In today's business world it takes flexibity and creativity to build relationships, to win new business and to keep your clients happy.



Basically most recruiting and staffing professional do the same things as each other so how do you stand out? What makes your company different?



As a recruiter you have to have a great reputation in your industry, with your clients and your candidates. Going through all the… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on August 3, 2009 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Are you Taking Care of Your Clients and Candidates?

The most important part of sales is going out into the field and getting new customers. In recruiting we call this marketing or business development. The next thing is to keep them once you get them to give you a try.



Think about the last time you had friends over for a get together. The next day you got a call from a friend who was there you to tell you what a good time they had. Didn't that make you feel good?



If you call your client the day after you start working on… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on July 20, 2009 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Marketing For Results Webinar on WED 6/24

Barb Bruno asked me to present a free webinar for her group on Wed 6/24 @ 11AM Central (9AM PST)

Here is the link to register: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/955072002

I will cover: Building your Brand, Creative Ideas to Generate new Clients & Candidates

Feel free to share this message with your recruiting industry contacts.

Craig

Added by Craig Silverman on June 23, 2009 at 8:19pm — No Comments

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