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5 Tips For Keeping Your Skilled Tradesmen Happy

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Your skilled tradesmen are the crown jewel of your company. These outstanding professionals make your projects stand out from the competition, because there’s no substitute for quality. Top talent knows they have plenty of options, so keeping them happy is a must. Here are five ways be the kind of employer they wouldn’t dream of… Read more »

4 Best Ways to Attract Entry-Level Engineers

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Entry-level engineers bring a fresh prospective to your company. Just out of college, these new graduates are eager to make their mark on the professional world. You’re excited to have them join your team, but these young people have plenty of options, so you have to make your company a place they want to work…. Read more »

5 Signs It’s Time for a New Job

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You’ve been in your job for quite some time, and things aren’t going so well. In the beginning, you were excited about both the company and your position, but that seems like a lifetime ago. Still, getting a new job is a huge move. You think about it constantly, but you’re not sure if that’s… Read more »

5 Ways You Can Increase Safety on a Tight Budget

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When your team sets foot onto your worksite each day, their safety is in your hands. Tragically, 5,190 workers were killed on the job in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The last thing you want is for one of your employees to become another statistic, so you need to do everything in… Read more »

5 Ways to Get a Job When You’re Underqualified

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You found an incredible job opportunity. The company is fantastic, and the work is interesting; there’s just one problem — you’re not qualified for the position. It’s always disappointing to come across a great job, only to realize you don’t meet all the minimum requirements, but you’re not someone who gives up that easily. Where… Read more »

3 Tips on How to Reach Passive Job Candidates

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When you post an open position, you get a lot of interest from active job seekers. These candidates watch job boards like hawks, because they’re interested in making an immediate career move. You’ll probably come across several qualified applicants, but oftentimes, the right person for the job already has one. Connecting with passive job candidates… Read more »

Here’s How to Keep Your Workers Safe in Extreme Heat

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Labor Day has passed, signifying the unofficial end of summer, but the season isn’t actually over yet. Fall starts September 22, but that doesn’t mean temperatures will automatically acclimate. In many parts of the country, the fall months can be scorchers, so it’s important to keep your workers safe from the heat. Working outside in… Read more »

What Are Employers Looking for on an Engineering Resume?

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You’re ready to start searching for a new engineering job, but first, you have to update your resume. Many candidates consider this part of the application process a mere formality, but it’s actually your ticket to success. Companies typically receive dozens, or even hundreds, of resumes for every job opening. However, only a small percentage… Read more »

State of the Labor Market: A Look at the Manufacturing Industry

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A quick glance at employment statistics for the manufacturing industry gives the impression that most companies are fully staffed. For example, the unemployment rate for the manufacturing sector was 3.8% as of July 2018, compared with 3.9% for all occupations. Numbers like this imply that employers are having no trouble finding skilled-trade, engineering, and operations… Read more »

Importance of Attending Engineering Meetups

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As a tech savvy person, you’re likely familiar with Meetup. In fact, there’s a good chance you already have an account on the site, designed to connect people with a shared interest. You might be using Meetup to expand your social circle, but you’ll be happy to hear it can also give your engineering career… Read more »

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