Working Remotely Won’t Disappear Even After the Coronavirus Does

Only 3.6 percent of US white-collar employees worked from home half-time or more in 2018 according to Global Workplace Analytics estimates. New data is not yet available, but virtually everyone reading this article has anecdotal evidence, earned through hours of peering into a home-monitor-delivered Zoom meeting with a dozen or so colleagues all squinting back in…

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4 Tips to Create a Simple Work From Home Environment

Struggling to adjust and settle into your Work From Home routine? You’re not alone. Here are 4 simple tips to create a successful work from home environment. Don’t forget to like, share, and subscribe!

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Tapping Into Social Media to Learn About Candidates

These days, everyone has multiple social media accounts that they use to keep in touch with friends, illustrate their career goals and more. As a recruiter or an organization looking for the best talent, therefore, it’s important that you use and evaluate social media profiles to learn about your prospective employees. After all, this information…

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Employment Situation Report for January 2020

In the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Situation report, the U.S. saw employment rise by 225,000 in January, while unemployment remained about the same at 3.6%. The numbers show that “U.S. employers ramped up hiring in January and wage gains rebounded, providing fresh evidence of a durable jobs market that backs the Federal Reserve’s decision…

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Mechanical Engineering “All-Star” #60221

Are you struggling to find experienced engineering help as you settle into the new year?  Do you need help meeting your current engineering project load or deadlines? If so, we have an experienced mechanical engineer with custom machinery design experience who can provide immediate contract mechanical engineering help for a 3-12 month duration. Let’s connect…

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Cannabis: Contemplate Before You Consume

3 Things for Engineering Professionals to Consider Before Using Marijuana Until recently, purchasing and consuming marijuana could have meant running the risks of fines or even imprisonment. Currently, 11 states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana.  On January 1, 2020, the State of Illinois joined this group as the sale and consumption…

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US Private Sector Adds 202,000 Jobs in December, Largest Gain Since April: ADP

The US added 202,000 nonfarm, private-sector jobs in December from November, according to the ADP National Employment Report released today. This is the largest gain since April 2019, which saw a gain of 255,000 jobs. The gain exceeded forecasts from economists surveyed by Econoday who expected a gain of 157,000, MarketWatch reported. In addition, November’s previously…

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What is Industry 4.0? Here’s A Super Easy Explanation For Anyone

by Bernard Marr We’re in the midst of a significant transformation regarding the way we produce products thanks to the digitization of manufacturing. This transition is so compelling that it is being called Industry 4.0 to represent the fourth revolution that has occurred in manufacturing. From the first industrial revolution (mechanization through water and steam power) to…

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Why the engineering field is poised for revenue growth and disruption

There’s good news for engineers in the coming months: the industry is poised for growth. That’s according to a recent Staffing Industry Analysts report that projects both added revenue to the industry as well as seeing gains in contract positions. “In Staffing Industry Analysts’ September forecast update, we project revenue in the US engineering temporary staffing market…

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