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CAD technicians, designers and drafters provide critical support to engineering projects.  They are tasked with creating the plans that engineers use to build a project whether it is a machine, a building, or a consumer product. Engineers provide CAD techs with the requirements for the project, and they take that information and develop drawings and… Read more »

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The tech field is booming but getting your foot in the door can be a challenge. Employers want people with experience, and when you’re just starting out, your experience can be quite limited. Certifications are a great way to overcome lack of experience, as they prove to employers you have demonstrated expertise of critical skills…. Read more »

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A mentor is an experienced colleague who can provide you with guidance as you navigate your tech career. A mentor is someone whose career you admire and who you would like to learn from, whether they work at your current company or somewhere else. Having a mentor provides you with an experienced advisor you can… Read more »

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Employee retention is a hot topic in a tight candidate market. If you can retain your best people, you don’t have to worry about replacing them. If you’re looking to improve your retention rates, start here. Feedback Feeds Engagement If employees only get feedback once a year or when they do something wrong, they are… Read more »

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Software engineers are responsible for the design and development of computer software and applications. While software engineers do need to be able to code, the majority of the job focuses on algorithm development and solving problems. Software engineers must analyze end-user needs and then design, build, test and maintain an application that meets those needs…. Read more »

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Professional engineering recruiters are a great way to amplify an engineering job search. Partnering with an expert recruiter means plugging into their connections and increasing the odds of finding the job that’s truly right for you. However, it is important to remember that the experience is a two-way street. You must give if you want… Read more »

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Resume advice often focuses on what you should include in the document, but it is equally important to consider the things you should not include. Unnecessary information takes up valuable space and distracts hiring managers from the most important information they need to make a decision about interviewing you. Here are three things you should… Read more »

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It is always exciting when new engineers join your team. Those engineers can breathe life into a project, they may ignite a feeling of friendly competition among your existing team and they can help you move towards your goals. However, there can be some bumps in the road. There will always be some veteran staff… Read more »

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Industrial engineers help companies move more efficiently. They reduce waste and maximize output using engineering principles, technology, industry knowledge, product requirements, and safety methods. Industrial engineers may also be involved in improving management methods and quality control. Depending on the job responsibilities of the engineer, they may work both in an office and in the… Read more »

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Behind the scenes of any major engineering project lies a project manager. These professionals are responsible for keeping projects moving forward on time and on budget. They are the team leaders, keeping everyone focused on their goals and helping them overcome snags from day one to the day the project closes. If you are interested… Read more »