How to Write a Killer Electrical Engineering Cover Letter

July 28th, 2017

When considering the other parts of the job search effort – the résumé and the interview most notably – sometimes the venerable cover letter gets short shrift. Finding a great job in the electrical engineering field becomes easier with a focused effort; including a well-considered and personalized cover letter. It also gives you a chance… Read More

STEM Hiring and Employment Outlook – an Update for Hiring Managers

July 21st, 2017

Any hiring manager working for a company in one of the STEM disciplines needs to stay aware of the latest employment trends. With the economy continuing to improve, an acute talent shortage makes finding the best candidates a more difficult process. Organizations need to create a positive office culture to attract, hire and retain top-notch… Read More

How to Hire Top Scientific Project Managers

July 18th, 2017

Project managers play a key role in any technology or scientific undertaking. The best ones combine technical know-how with business acumen while serving a myriad of roles, all aimed at bringing a project to a successful completion. Strong communication ability (both written and verbal) in addition to people skills are some other key abilities separating… Read More

Seven Best Practices for Crafting an Effective Strategic Staffing Plan

July 14th, 2017

Managing the staffing needs for your IT organization requires a well-considered approach. Trying to handle this important function without sufficient planning leads to mistaken hires and wasted resources. This is especially true in a technology industry suffering from an acute shortage of quality candidates. With building a top-notch technology team in mind, here are a… Read More

Aptitude Tests When Interviewing: Why Do Employers Use Them and What Can You Expect?

July 7th, 2017

You’ve got an interview with a top technology company on your schedule. Stressing out over presenting a professional appearance and/or speaking clearly is one worry, but what if this is a technical interview? Aptitude tests during an interview setting give employers a great way to vet a candidate’s skills, while also seeing how they react… Read More