5 Tips to Creating a High-Performing Engineering Team

You never want to settle when it comes to building the right engineering team. You want your company to succeed now and in the future, and that success starts with hiring the right people. There are several factors that go into attracting and hiring the right candidates. Let’s take a look at a few steps… Read more »

The Secret to Effective Behavioral Interviewing

Behavioral interviewing is a great way to get beyond the usual Q & A of an interview and will give you some real insight into who the person you are interviewing really is. Standard questions only get you so far, and everyone can seem great on paper. It’s not until you dig deeper that you… Read more »

9 Questions to Expect in Your Next Mechanical Engineering Job Interview

Any job interview can be pretty stressful, but if you’re in engineering, you already know that your interview is a whole other ball game. You’re going to be asked specific questions that will test your knowledge as an engineer and prove to future employers you’re worth your salary. Unlike other job candidates who can get… Read more »

The Age of Robotic Walking… Papers?

When you think of a robot – what is the first thing that jumps into your mind? Most people would respond metal, high technology and numerous moving parts. Few would ever associate robotics with paper. And yet, this medium which has held the written word for centuries now has the potential to do much more…. Read more »

Using LinkedIn to Stay Connected and Advance Your Career

No matter what stage of your career you’re currently in, using LinkedIn has numerous advantages. Many make the mistake of thinking it’s only for job seekers, but in reality, there is so much more that you can do with this platform. Resources on LinkedIn You’ll find several groups geared toward engineers on LinkedIn. Here are… Read more »

6 Traits to Look for When Hiring Mechanical Engineers

When you need to hire a new mechanical engineer, what are the first things you think about wanting to find in a new candidate? Experience is probably the first one that jumps to many minds, but is that the best thing to look for? When it comes to hiring someone who will be an asset… Read more »

Multiple Offers? How to Decide Which is the Best Fit For You

For any candidate, receiving multiple job offers is a dream. However, when it comes time to choose the right one, it can be more of a nightmare. How can you be sure that the one you pick is the perfect fit for you? If you want to avoid job seeker’s remorse, it’s important to use… Read more »

Should a Candidate’s Post-Interview Follow-Up Factor Into Your Hiring Decision?

Undoubtedly, as the person in charge of hiring, you’ve been inundated with resumes and are sifting through quite a few candidates. Sometimes, your choice is pretty clear and other times, it’s going to be a lot harder to decide which candidate is going to be the perfect fit. Should whether or not a candidate follows-up… Read more »

2015 Engineering Hiring Trends (And What They Mean for You!)

As we get ever closer to the New Year, it’s time to start thinking about how the changes coming down the road will impact not only your company as a whole, but also your hiring strategy. As you already know, engineering is a field that is constantly changing and you’ve got to stay on top… Read more »

How to Evaluate a Recruiting Firm: 4 Steps

Thinking of hiring a recruiting firm? Before you make your selection, there are a couple of steps you’ll need to make to ensure that the new relationship is a good one. These steps will help clear up any potential misunderstandings and give you a better idea of what to expect from your arrangements with the… Read more »