Comparing Experience VS Potential When Hiring Engineers

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When hiring a new employee, you always look for proof that a potential candidate will be the right fit for the position. Without hiring an employee temporarily or for project work, the only proof you have is on paper. However, when it comes to bringing aboard a new member to your team, it’s not so…

How to Manage a Diverse Warehouse Team

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From young employees just looking for a start in their career, to over-experienced employees looking to make money during a lapse in employment, and even experienced workers who call distribution home, the warehouse is a highly diverse place. Your team is more than likely filled with employees from all different walks of life, so how…

Bypass Your Competition: Hire Aces in Q1 Starting Now

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Some hiring managers argue that end of year (EOY) is the worst time to go hard on hiring efforts. Between the distraction of the holidays and Q4 being a time to tidy up administrative and internal processes to prepare for the upcoming new year, there’s just no time. Yet unsung, the benefits of focusing hiring…

Four Top Level Tips for Engineering Hopefuls This Holiday Season

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The Holiday season can feel like the worst time to get things done. However, for December graduates and job swappers, ‘Tis the Season for job seeking. We’ve gathered the top tips for moving onto a new job despite the tumult of the holidays. Follow this advice and you could be decking the halls of a…

Four Major Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Engineering Temps

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Temporary employees are an asset to any industry and engineering is no different. Engineers, project managers, and other personnel can be hired on a temporary basis to fill an absence or add manpower to your big project. However, doesn’t it always seem that when you need a temp or two, you don’t have the time…

Five Ways to Size Up Your Company’s Learning Culture

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Does your company have a learning culture? You can prevent stagnation, boost your employees’ workflow, and better suit your clientele with a healthy culture of learning. Your learning culture can be built upon at any time but it is important to first determine what yours looks like and where it could be improved. Ask yourself…

Why Hiring Millennials is the Next Big Thing

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Millennials – those born from 1981-1996 – get a bad rap as being tech-dependent oversharers who are lazy, entitled, or unfocused. With so many mythical buzzwords surrounding the millennial generation – in and out of the workforce – is it any wonder that many employers began shying away from hiring them? Lately, however, there has…

Sizing Up the Cost of a Bad Hire in Manufacturing

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According to a recent poll conducted by FastCompany.com, more than forty percent of employers questioned confirmed that they lost $25,000 by hiring a bad egg. A quarter of all employers surveyed said they lost $50,000 on the wrong hire. These are major amounts of money to lose especially with nothing to show for it. Why…

The Three-Step Guide to Interviewing Any Engineer

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You’re hiring a new engineer. The role is major and the requirements are stiff. You know you need a certain level of education, a certain amount of experience, and a certain … something else. You’re seeking well-rounded candidates and have found that trekking through resumes isn’t bringing you any closer to really knowing your applicants….

The Four-Part Puzzle to Picking Product Managers that Perform

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Product managers lead the charge when it comes to innovation, development, and dispersal of the products your company thrives upon. Is it any wonder that most executives like yourself are searching only for the top-performing product managers to hire? Your team may have already agreed on a requisite level of education or number of years…