Hiring Tips

5 Creative Ways to Assess Your Prospective Hires

March 7, 2018

Interviews are all about filling an opportunity with the right person for the job. There are many ways to assess what makes someone "right" for the job. But for the prospective hire, it usually feels like a list of preconceived questions that determines their fate. In the end, you are looking for someone to complete a job, but how do you determine those off-the-resume questions to truly understand if the person you are interviewing would be a good fit for the company, not just the job? 

Hiring Tips, Staffing Services

6 Tips for Managing a Healthy Outsourcing Relationship

March 2, 2018

If you’ve decided to outsource your engineering projects, the next step is to make sure you are managing a healthy relationship with your engineering service provider. A successful outsourcing partnership takes open communication with the right provider. These partnerships can be tricky, but with these six tips you will be able to maintain a healthy and effective outsourcing relationship.

Engineering Services, Staffing Services

Differences Between Contracting Projects Hourly vs. Fixed-Price

February 28, 2018

Outsourcing projects is common in the engineering industry. Often times companies find it easier and more cost-efficient to partner with external teams that have more equipment, design capabilities and time. But in contracting short-term staffing, an important agreement needs to be made: Will the project be billed on time-and-material or fixed cost?

Career Advice, Job Search/ Interview Tips

New Year, New Career Resolutions for Job Seekers

February 23, 2018

To many, a new year means an opportunity to start fresh. It's a way to leave the year behind and make resolutions to start another year off right. Whether it be weight loss, forming a new habit or breaking an old one, most resolutions involve becoming a "better you." This can even carry over to the job world. So, whether you are in the market for a new job or a promotion, it is never a bad time to put your best foot forward.

TriMech Services, Staffing Services

6 Tips for Using a Staffing Agency to Find a Job

February 21, 2018

Using a staffing agency can be a great tool for finding a job. Staffing agencies have a large network of potential employers and close relationships with their clients, giving them the ability to get you an interview more quickly. A close partnership with a staffing agency is extremely beneficial to job seekers and employers alike.  Here are six tips to keep in mind when using a staffing agency to find a job.

Q&A Bill Ripol: Featuring TriMech Staffing

February 20, 2018

Our QA blog series looks at different members of our team and their perspective on the most current 3D printing and CAD technology. This edition QA switches gears and features Bill Ripol, President of TriMech Staffing. 

Career Advice, Job Search/ Interview Tips

In-Demand Engineering Jobs: 2018

February 12, 2018

Engineering has been and will continue to be one of the top career choices among many people. When you look at the numbers, it's the industry to be in with a steady growth rate of 10.3% over the period 2008 to 2018. Still, engineering is a broad industry and can be broken down in smaller fields, so which niche job is considered to be on the rise to success? 

Job Search/ Interview Tips, TriMech Services, Staffing Services

5 Myths About Working With Staffing Agencies

January 31, 2018

Staffing agencies match qualified candidates with job openings among a wide range of companies. While they are great resources for job seekers and businesses, some still question how they work. In this blog, we identify and debunk five of the most common myths about working with staffing agencies.

Hiring Tips, Staffing Services

4 Benefits of Working With Staffing Services

January 24, 2018

Whether you’re hunting for the perfect job or the perfect candidate to fill a role at your company, having a staffing partner as a middleman can be helpful to all parties. Before you exert all of your energy and resources trying to find a job arrangement, consider these four benefits of working with staffing services:

Career Advice, Job Search/ Interview Tips

4 Tips for Summer Job Hunting

June 23, 2017

Summer is the season of lying by the pool, grilling out with friends—and yes, job hunting! There’s a long believed myth that hiring stalls during the summer months, but in fact, position are filling up at the same rate or faster than the rest of the year. Keep your job search fired up during these months and use these tips for summer job hunting.

Career Advice, Job Search/ Interview Tips

Online Job Hunting: the Good, the Bad & the Ugly

June 16, 2017

Online job hunting has become the one of the most popular ways to land a new position. While there are positives to using this method, it isn’t always the best option. In this blog, we outline the good, the bad and the ugly of online job hunting.

SOLIDWORKS, Hiring Tips

4 Signs your Business Needs Consulting Services

June 2, 2017

When is it the right time to bring in engineering consulting services? Does your in-house team have the ability to tackle the project alone? It can be difficult to tell when your team is in need of some engineering help. That’s why we’ve outlined 4 major signs that your business needs consulting services.