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5 Engineering Recruiting Trends for 2021

Trend 1: Remote-First Recruitment It won't have escaped your attention that the most significant alteration to the way we live, work, and recruit has been the rise of remote and virtual interactions. Zoom interviews became a 'thing', with some companies hiring and onboarding entirely remotely – a concept that would have been hard to believe ...

How to build a resilient team

Defining Resilience There are a few different ways to define resilience, from official definitions to our own beliefs about what it means to be a resilient person. The American Psychological Association (2014) defines resilience as "the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of stress", whereas ...

How To Increase Productivity In Your Engineering Organisation

The Science Behind Productivity Optimum productivity is the seamless and harmonious operation of your team working together to achieve results, and it relies on a few things: A trained and competent team that has a system to follow Employees who care about meeting their goals Individuals having the right tools to do their job Effective ...

The Ultimate Guide to The Recruitment Process

1. Before You Begin Before we dive into the process itself - I know it’s tempting to rush straight into hiring if your engineering employee has announced they’re leaving - but it’s worth taking some time to consider these three points before you begin planning your hiring strategy. Check Your Employer Brand Firstly, acknowledge that ...

Ensuring Your CV Works in a Digital Age

In the past, hiring managers, recruiters and market influencers were the primary gatekeepers to new roles. Now, an additional level has been added in the form of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). An ATS scans your CV and ranks its suitability for a position. The better your score, the higher your chances are of receiving an ...

Leaving your job: How to handle a counteroffer

You’ve handed in your resignation and are excited to start your new job. Then you get a counteroffer. What do you do? Here’s how to handle a counteroffer. You’ve made it through the process of finding a new job –polishing your CV, performing well at the interview, getting a job offer for a fantastic new ...

Five ways to practise good netiquette

How you behave online can hold you back professionally, or it can boost your reputation. Learn how to practise perfect netiquette. Whenever you’re online - sending an email, taking part in a video conference, tweeting something that made you laugh or adding your latest puppy pic to Instagram - you’re stamping your personality and attitude ...

Your pre-interview checklist

Not sure how to prepare for an interview? Our pre-interview checklist means you won’t miss out on anything important when doing your interview preparation. When it comes to sailing through a job interview, preparation is always key - whether you’re a first-time job hunter or a seasoned veteran. Regardless of the industry you’re in, interview ...