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Finding the best talent is hard, but keeping your best engineers is even harder.  To keep your top employees, you need to know what they are looking for from a career and an employer. That means recognition, motivation, and growth. Here’s the recipe to retain your top software engineers for the long haul. Recognition Matters… Read more »

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Growing your skillset as an engineer doesn’t end once you graduate with a degree in engineering. Great engineers are always learning, always looking for the latest trends and technologies to supplement their knowledge base with. Once you have the foundational mathematical and scientific skills needed to earn the engineer’s title, the job has only begun…. Read more »

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Phone interviews are hardly a new recruiting tool, but in a post-COVID world, you may find yourself doing more of these virtual or voice-only interviews than before. While managers have very similar expectations of how you present yourself in person and on the phone, you may be wondering what it is that tech hiring managers… Read more »

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While no one has a crystal ball to see into the future, certain trends and industry prioritizations can help us look at the coming year and guess what we are likely to see. A mercurial political landscape may seem like it will greatly influence the role nuclear energy is expected to play, but for an… Read more »

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As more and more companies embrace remote work in the face of social distancing, cybersecurity has quickly become top of mind. For those unfamiliar with the cybersecurity landscape, it can feel overwhelming to get started. Some key services and programs are worth looking into to make sure you are keeping your employee documentation safe and… Read more »

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If you are looking for an engaging and challenging career where you are valued for your contribution to the work of an impactful team, technical writing may be just what you’re looking for. Technical writing careers, or technical communications, are growing in popularity, and it’s not hard to see why. They are ranked 85th in… Read more »

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Effective project management requires more than budget tracking and agenda planning. It requires a deep understanding of a project’s demands and expectations, over the life span of that project, with a commitment to protecting and pushing tasks forward toward completion. When a project extends beyond its original timeline and budget, the chances are that you… Read more »

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Employee turnover and reduced staff during these challenging times makes it more important than ever to cross-train employees. Cross-training involves teaching an employee hired to perform one job function the skills required to perform other job functions. For example, having everyone trained on the use and function of commonly used tools and workflows can help… Read more »

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While the job market has been highly competitive for many years, the challenges of standing out among your competition haven’t changed in nature. Employers are (and have been for a while) receiving far more candidates for roles they are looking to fill simply due to the availability of the internet and digital submittal of applications…. Read more »