As technology continues to grow and change, so does the engineering field. Employers will be looking for new skill sets not previously expected in typical engineering positions. As these needs change, here are some things to look out for and add to your tool belt.
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March 23, 2022
Manufacturers, along with most employers, have been hit with low morale during the COVID-19 pandemic. The change in work and life balance has resulted in a large decrease of working employees in manufacturing. This issue has been termed "The Great Resignation". In this article, we will explain what that means and specifically what manufacturers can do to maintain a successful business.
March 16, 2022
Many family owned businesses rely on “word-of-mouth” recommendations for hiring, but this method is often very time consuming, especially for more advanced positions. TriMech’s client, a family-owned company specializing in industrial agricultural equipment, was seeking to add a SOLIDWORKS Designer to their team after previously only outsourcing their engineering needs. Despite never having used a staffing company before, the leadership team recognized the opportunity in a technical staffing service and utilized the TriMech Staffing team to find a qualified candidate. TriMech has since helped the company place a total of four engineers and they have plans to utilize the service for future needs.
January 26, 2022
With companies experiencing talent shortages worse than they have in decades, it is time to step up to the plate and think outside the box on how you can not only retain your current goldmine of talent but acquire new, quality employees as well. In this new landscape, the relationship between employer and employee is shifting dramatically, and companies need to understand people's priorities to compete. Additionally, there are some ways for finding talent offline that you may be aware of but haven't made the efforts to expand into those avenues.
December 15, 2021
Interviews are an important part of a new hire. It is the first time that you get to defend your accomplishments and explain what your resume means in action. Interviews can be done in various settings and styles, whether that be in a group, with a panel, or one-on-one. Also, with advancements in technology, it may be over the phone, on video chat, or in person. Despite these various ways you get to champion your skills, most do not realize that this is also the opportunity for you to interview the company you are interested in. Though you may want to be the perfect candidate, you also need to make sure it is the perfect company for your passions, skill sets and future development.
November 10, 2021
Although much of workplace talk the past couple of years has focused on millennials, Generation Z is entering the workplace faster than many realize, in fact, by 2025 Gen Z will make up 27% of the workforce. Although many millennial trends will continue, it is time to start discussing and preparing for the impact Gen Z will have on the workplace. A company that understands Gen Z in a workplace context will better attract and retain future top talent than those that do not.
October 13, 2021
Phone interviews are becoming increasingly common during the interview process. It may seem nice to not have the nervousness and sweaty palms that face-to-face interviews bring, but research has shown that about 55% of communication is completely nonverbal, so a phone call will inhibit the quality of communication you have with the recruiter. You won’t be able to present a professional image or positive body language that are key first impressions. This factor makes utilizing the interview preparation tips detailed in this blog critical to leave a good impression and get hired.
Your resume and cover letter are your first impression to an employer and are likely to make or break your chance at an interview offer. Take some time to review and refresh your resume by reading these 5 common resume mistakes and ensure that your resume will get the attention it deserves.
August 11, 2021
Finding top-tier candidates for an open position can be difficult, especially if it is a technical job. From the time it takes to monitor and qualify submissions, to the expense that can be incurred from a bad hire, there are quite a few great reasons for employers to use an engineering staffing firm to streamline their hiring process. We will help you understand what a specialist agency can do for you with 5 reasons why it is important to use a service dedicated to finding quality candidates.