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It’s a new age and people are working remotely from home more than ever before. The health and safety of current employees and future ones are paramount. If it can be avoided why risk bringing someone in for an in-office interview especially if you end up not hiring them. With current social distancing rules in… Read More »

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There are a variety of engineering and design jobs that use CAD (computer-aided design software). We often get asked what CAD software companies use. As a busy staffing agency for engineers, and designers we know it depends on the particular industry a company is in. Different CAD systems are tailored towards certain industries, with crossover… Read More »

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Mistakes to avoid when filling out a job application Everyone makes mistakes, but when looking for a new job with engineering recruitment agencies in Chicago or directly with companies there are 6 major mistakes you want to avoid.  Just spending a few extra minutes to fix these mistakes may make the difference between getting the job… Read More »

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What are some ways to retain employees? Why should you care? A recent study suggests that the direct costs of replacing an employee can reach as high as 33% or more of their annual salary. The same study concluded 75% of the causes are avoidable for most employers. Think about that for a minute. It’s… Read More »

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How do I improve my LinkedIn profile for recruiters? Here are some Linkedin Profile tips. As technical recruiters when reviewing hundreds of engineering, design, and IT profiles weekly here are some of the mistakes we still see on a daily basis for those job seekers with a profile on LinkedIn. How to improve a LinkedIn… Read More »

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The world has changed due to COVID-19 and with current social distancing rules in place, it’s important for a company to have a remote interview software solution in place for conducting video interviews internally or when working with IT staffing agencies. Through our research and conversations with employers we list 5 potential options for remote… Read More »

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What information should not be on a resume? As recruiters that read hundreds of resumes and the top 5 pieces of information we see on a resume that should not be their include, irrelevant work experience, personal information, listing references, wage information from jobs, strange fonts, and colors.  Irrelevant work experience If you have 3… Read More »

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Are you applying every week to openings and still not landing jobs? As an engineering, IT, or technical professional your resume is a hiring manager’s introduction to you and most of these managers pay attention to the details. It’s important to catch a recruiter or prospective employer’s attention in the very first few lines of… Read More »

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What are the common mistakes of a resume? 7 common mistakes we still see when reviewing hundreds of engineering and IT related resumes on a daily basis include: Omitting key experience, no employment dates, a resume is too long, bad contact information, resume typos, lack of an objective, and strange font/resume formatting. 1. Omitting key… Read More »

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Apollo Technical strives to match job seekers with some of the best jobs in Houston TX with top clients. Check out some of our latest job opportunities or contact our Houston TX office at 832.519.1704  and we can help you find the type of position you are looking for.   If you are not finding… Read More »