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The job hunt is a gauntlet of rejection and anticipation. Time is more than likely of the essence, and no matter what you do you can’t seem to make the most of it. So how do you make the most of your time, while it’s not being valued by an hourly rate? While there may…

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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…

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Interviews can be stressful enough without something looming over you that you can’t do anything about, like being fired from a previous engineering job. Of course this isn’t ideal, but the key is to persevere and come back better than ever. After all, Steve Jobs was fired from Apple, and we think he came back…

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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…

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Millennials have a mixed-up reputation. To some, the generation spanning in age between 18 and 34 is entitled, ill-experienced, or too social. Others see past the Zuckerberg hoodies and Netflix to scope millennial ingenuity, capability, versatility and panache. In that camp are the most forward-thinking corporations and fiery startups.  If your company seeks a millennial…

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The allure of a full-time, consistent engineering job is compelling. Signing on with a company that believes in what you believe in and that has made a spot for you sounds sublime, right? In that case, why would anyone want to take a contract engineering position? In actuality, there are several reasons that a job-seeking…

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As a job seeker, you have grown accustomed to rejection, but you are probably less seasoned on how to turn down a job offer. Companies get turned down plenty, but if you aren’t careful when you close the door, they may change the locks and advise their affiliates to do the same. We’ve gathered up…

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You need a new plant manager. While no new hire is unimportant, managerial roles are vital, and tricky to fill. You need someone who can handle all of their responsibilities and help guide others to effectively do the same. How do you entice managerial candidates who have it all? Your job posting is the liaison…

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Have you given any thought to your New Year’s resolution for 2016? Amid pledged changes in fitness, cleanliness, timeliness, sociality, and beyond, many people turn to their careers as the focus of change. Engineers looking for work may be no different, seeing the job search itself as a place to make profitable and impactful changes…

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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…