All Blog Posts Tagged 'engineers' (12)

3 Steps to Improving Technical Recruiting in Cutting Edge Industries

At the recently concluded CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, Dick Tracy’s wristwatch phones came ever closer to reality.

A plethora of companies introduced new products. Pebble Technology Corporation,…

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Added by Scott Sargis on January 17, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Talent42 Review - How to NOT Suck When Recruiting Candidates From Outside the US

With each recruiting role I’ve taken the world has gotten bigger and bigger. My very first role was hiring delivery drivers in an around my own neighborhood. This week I’m setting up interviews for a guy in Seoul. The times have changed indeed. One of the talented presenters from Talent42 was Kevin Wheeler – hey any guy who’s profile pic appears to have been taken at a winery is ok by me. J I was lucky enough to sit next to Kevin on Day…

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Added by Amy Ala on July 7, 2013 at 9:04pm — 2 Comments

Talent42 Review - The Open Web: Recruiting Passive Talent In Today's Competitive Market

I don't know many tech recruiters who don't at least have a grudging appreciation of Dice. Not only was Dice one of the sponsors of Talent42, their new President Shravan Goli gave a presentation on their latest offering, Open Web. I think he said he's been on the job for…

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Added by Amy Ala on July 7, 2013 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Various Benefits of Contract Mechanical Engineer Jobs

Contract jobs offer various types of advantages for both the employers and the employees. More and more companies are offering contractual jobs to employees. There are many reasons to seek a contract job of an engineer.

Benefits of contractual job

Jobs that offer a fixed timing have the benefit of providing variety. The employers value experience and expertise. Due to diversities of contractual job, you will get the opportunity of learning different aspects of…

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Added by Daniel Smith on February 13, 2013 at 12:51am — No Comments

Source, Interview, Retain Software Engineers

Software engineers are in incredibly high demand right now. Hiring these software engineers continues to be a frustration of many recruiters. How can recruiters and hiring managers maintain efficiency in time and money to find the best software engineers? Where should you look to find the best software engineers?

How do you find the best software engineers?

- Spend time networking with engineers. Engineers know other engineers. Develop…

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Added by Lizzie Bluestein on May 7, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Manufacturers in California - Looking for Engineers

Manufacturers have increased the number of online job ads steadily in 2011.  Despite being nowhere near the industry high in 2007, they are ramping up recruiting in several fields, including Engineering.  In May 2011, the manufacturing sector placed more than 13,000 new online job ads for Engineers and broke a 4-year record number of ads by manufacturers for this field.

 

Hiring Demand for Engineers in the US over the past 4…

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Added by Carolyn Menz on June 22, 2011 at 10:16am — No Comments

Who is Elliott and what type of employment relationships do we offer our workforce?

It could be because most of our work force is self managed...it could be that aunts, uncles, parents and children and multiple generations work at Elliott (when we talk about family sometimes we mean it literally)...it could be the down to earth VP's who's entry level careers and countless hours have paid off as they provide the necessary leadership and produce results. Personally I think the turnover metrics says it best, with less than 1% annually turnnover Elliott Company is able to back…

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Added by Penny Sciore Sweigart on April 15, 2009 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Despite Recession - Engineers are Normal

People come to My Perfect Gig to look for their perfect engineering gig and in this economy you expect people to to be relentless. Some folks are unemployed and looking and other have a gig but are keeping their eyes open because many employers are making difficult choices and cutting to the bone (see WSJ article on severance pay). Despite all of the craziness and stress, we saw people pull away a little this week on the pursuit of career perfection.



We had St. Patricks Day and the… Continue

Added by Neil Costa on March 20, 2009 at 10:11am — No Comments

American Tech Workforce is Tougher than Ever

Despite the massive layoffs across the board in technology from Big Blue to small-fry tech companies, there appears to be a streak of confidence among the masses. People in technology – engineers, software developers, IT, sales and marketing – seem to be a bit stronger through this crisis than in the past. Some of this may have to do with the bubble bursting on many of us in the dot com era. Or, it may have to do with the hope a new administration promises. More likely, much of it has to do… Continue

Added by Neil Costa on February 11, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Obama outlines job-creation plan

If it goes according to plan... there will be a need for Civil engineers and construction crews.





(CNN) -- President-elect Barack Obama on Saturday offered an outline of his economic recovery plan and jobs were the top priority.





President-elect Barack Obama talks about his economic plan Saturday on a video on his Web site.



American workers will rebuild the nation's roads and bridges, modernize its schools and create more sources of alternative energy,… Continue

Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on November 22, 2008 at 10:23am — No Comments

"Sea of candidates"

There's a reason people associate used-car salesmen with charlatans. Cars went from a luxury to an absolute necessity, and with the proliferation of models, brands and personalization of automobiles, who's to know if the one you're getting is better or worse than an equally priced one next door?



Similarly, Software Professionals have gone from targeting their careers to sophisticated design of top secret military programs or higher education applications to being requested for pretty… Continue

Added by 01. Lonnie McRorey on October 9, 2008 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Behavioral Interviewing For Engineers

Previously posted on blog.keenhire.com

In my conversations with recruiters specializing in placing Engineers they are adamant about the point that Engineers get hired for their credentials and not their behaviors. Interestingly enough their corporate counterparts disagree.



Given 50% of all Engineers will retire in the next 10-15 years, there is a mass concern among companies that operate with these people at their helm...They are… Continue

Added by Margaret Graziano on July 24, 2008 at 8:28am — No Comments

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