Color me Cynical – Letting Politics Outweigh Value in Shipbuilding
By Joseph Stark, Vice President Engineering, TotalTek Over the past 20 years, what is apparent to me is that repeatedly the U.S. Department of Defense, aligned with our elected federal officials, has prioritized politics over experience, value, and quality when making major shipbuilding acquisition decisions. Like the decisions made regarding the Base Realignment and Closure…Read More
Retention Strategies You Mustn’t Neglect When Hiring Software Engineers
5 Tactics to Hire Candidates with Stickability Unless you employ effective retention strategies, your business could bleed software engineers. Studies show that it costs as much as nine months’ salary to replace a talented member of your team. That’s an expense you’ll be keen to avoid. Of course, it’s not only the financial cost of…Read More
What Are the Mechanical Engineering Jobs in 2021?
Time to Analyze the Data to Target Your Job Search Solution For years, it has been argued that mechanical engineer jobs will decline. Yet the Bureau of Labor Statistics has forecast that the number of jobs for mechanical engineers will grow at least as fast as the average rate of jobs growth in the United…Read More
8 Tips to Compose a Killer Resume for AutoCAD Jobs
Your Resume Has One Job – Help it Achieve it Applying for AutoCAD jobs can be daunting. You know it’s a competitive world, and even more so thanks to the pandemic. The year 2020 has been disastrous for many reasons, one being the unemployment rate. According to BLS, the U.S. unemployment rate currently stands at…Read More
Why Are Solar Energy Costs Dropping?
The Factors Behind Your New Solar Strategy Solar energy costs are falling faster than anticipated. But why? And can these cost reductions continue? There is no single factor that, on its own, explains the rate or scale of the fall in solar energy costs. But by greater understanding of the reasons behind falling costs, businesses…Read More
Hiring Mechanical/Electrical Designers? What Are the Most Effective Interview Questions?
Interviewing Tips to Ensure the Best Hire When interviewing designers, ensuring that you hire the correct candidate is crucial. Not only can a bad hire disrupt team dynamics, the US Department of Labor says the cost of a poor hiring decision could be as much as much as 30% of the employee’s first year earnings.…Read More