13 Best Questions to Ask a Recruiter Before an Interview

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When preparing for your interview is important to ask smart questions that will aid you in the interview process. Recruiters can be a great asset when preparing for the interview process. However, recruiters don’t always give you every detail unless you ask the right questions. Preparation is key to a great interview and managers will… Read More »

11 Reasons To Not Accept A Counteroffer (2020)

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Many people are offered counteroffers when they hand in their resignation. Often, accepting a counteroffer will result in more negative outcomes than positive. There are a few reasons not to accept one.  Why accepting a counteroffer is a big mistake When you accept a counteroffer, your loyalty will be questioned. You may not be getting… Read More »

The 42 Best Job Search Websites (2020)

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Searching for the best job quickly and efficiently can be a hard task. We list the 42 best job search websites when looking for jobs online. This is also an excellent resource for employers who may only be used to using the bigger more popular job boards, niche job boards often produce the best results for… Read More »

23 Answers to Questions About Recruiters (2020)

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As a job seeker, you may have questions about recruiters if you have never worked with one in the past. As a technical staffing agency, we answer 23 questions about recruiters commonly asked by candidates who may or may not have worked with a recruiter before and are currently in the recruitment process. How do… Read More »

28 Top Interview Questions to ask Engineering Managers (2020)

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When an engineering manager asks you “do you have any questions?” Take this opportunity to show a genuine interest in the company and don’t be shy about it. It’s important to be prepared and have interview questions ready for engineering managers so you learn about each other and see if there is a culture, personality,… Read More »

9 Types of CAD Software Companies Use (2020)

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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 »

6 Major Job Application Mistakes to Avoid

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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 »

8 Steps To Improve a Linkedin Profile

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How do I improve my LinkedIn profile for recruiters? Here are some Linkedin Profile tips. As technical recruiters at one of the leading engineering staffing agencies,  we review 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… Read More »

5 Details That Should Not Be On a Resume (2020)

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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 there. This includes irrelevant work experience, personal information, listing references, wage information from jobs, strange fonts, and colors.  Irrelevant work experience If you have… Read More »