The skills gap is too wide! There are not enough engineering students! College recruiting is hard! Attracting diverse candidates is a challenge! These are all things we’ve heard from our technology clients very recently. Finding and attracting recent grads or soon-to-be grads is tough. Not every environment is Google or Amazon or Facebook. So how […]
I had the opportunity to go back to Medway High School, my alma mater, and speak with students about careers in STEM, particularly with Engineering. As a recruiter in the engineering space, I see the high demand for talent and the lack of candidates with the right skills. With the time to fill jobs taking […]
Everyone’s talking about STEM and how important it is to have a connection to the future talent pool – but how do you get started? What exactly is work-based learning? How to develop programs for students? How to get others on board in my company?
Join Us on February 23rd for Getting Started with STEM! With unemployment at one of its lowest points in the past 15 years and a new administration focused on bringing manufacturing back to the United States, STEM talent is top of mind for executives across the board. The skill shortage has been well-covered over the […]
It’s no secret that there is a skill shortage in our country, specifically in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields and middle-skill positions in manufacturing. In fact, over the next decade it’s expected that 3.5 million new manufacturing jobs need to be filled, but only 1.5 million people will have the skills necessary to […]
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released their monthly jobs report – a review of working, unemployed, seasonal, non-farm and part-time employees that make up the US Labor Force. The report opens with a 5.0% unemployment rate, even though 271,000 more people went to work in October. What does this monthly report mean?