Engineering Jobs

Unemployment Same At 6.3%

According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, the unemployment remained steady at 6.3%, adding 217,000 more new jobs in May.

BLS said that many sectors added new jobs including:Unemployment Rate 6.3%

  1. Professional and business services gaining 55,000 last month and has added 224,000 new jobs over the past year.
  2. Health
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Will Robots Steal Future Jobs?

Everywhere you turn are the wonders of cutting-edge technology including 3-D virtual reality, smartphones, robots and Amazon’s proposed new Prime Air pilotless drone delivery system that can deliver packages within 30 minutes of a customer order! As a result, our civilization has moved forward quantum leaps in R&D, scientific, … Read More


Microsoft’s New CEO Bearing Fruit

My over 25 years in executive recruitment confirms that it is very difficult to replace any high-level contributor. This is especially true for successful R&D, engineering, scientific, IT, technical or manufacturing organizations. As I shared in previous articles “3 Steps To Internally Recruiting Your Next CEO” and “… Read More


Permanent Employment Via Temp Jobs

According to the most recent, monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) jobs report, only 192,000 new, full time jobs were created. This raised the average, during the first four months of 2014, to a miniscule 138,500 jobs created. Furthermore, BLS reported that:

  1. 20,100,000 Americans were either unemployed, underemployed (i.e.
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Be Realistic In Engineering Recruiting

engineer recruitment tipToday’s engineering recruitment tip is: Be realistic. Many companies demand unrealistic employment requirements when seeking an engineer. As a result, engineer positions go unfilled for long periods of time! Not having the right engineer (e.g. AI, VR or robotics engineer) costs your company many thousands of dollars … Read More