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5 Practices to Boost Your Contract Staffing ROI
5 Practices to Boost Your Contract Staffing ROI

The right contract staffing strategy can greatly increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of your hiring efforts, but like anything in life worth doing, execution is key. How Engineering Contract Agencies Support Innovation. Here are 5 simple contract staffing tips you can use before signing on the dotted line. Think Strategically Before making any type of hiring decision, it’s important to…

How Engineering Contract Agencies Support Innovation
How Engineering Contract Agencies Support Innovation

On the surface, resource extraction and app development share very little in common. Lumber, oil & gas, and mining are some of the most established, longest-tenured industries in North America, while the majority of apps developed this year are very much products of this day and age. Mining conglomerates typically don’t design dating apps or food delivery services. The only…

Engineering Contracting is Growing in Popularity. Here are a Few Reasons Why:
Engineering Contracting is Growing in Popularity. Here are a Few Reasons Why:

Contract engineering positions used to be difficult to fill. Skilled engineers wanted the stability of a regular 9-5 job. Businesses wanted the dependability of a long-term employee. Engineering contracting was primarily used for entry-level positions at the bottom and high-priced consultants at the top. There wasn’t much in the middle. Evaluating Engineering Temp Agency Credentials. That has changed in a…

What is a Contract Engineer? A Hiring Managers Guide
What is a Contract Engineer? A Hiring Managers Guide

Though they offer similar benefits to your company, not all temporary engineering positions are the same. Most temporary engineers are also contracted engineers, but this is not exclusively true. Self-employed freelance engineers, for example, operate as an incorporated business rather than a contracted employee. Despite not being classified as contract engineers, they are indeed engineers and are (hopefully) working under some…

Your Guide to Engineering Contractor Rates
Your Guide to Engineering Contractor Rates

Engineering contractor rates, like engineer salaries, can vary significantly depending on the specific role. An engineering consultant working with NASA can charge hundreds of dollars an hour, while an entry-level software engineer might not even make that in a day. Unlike the salary of full-time engineering positions, which is fairly uniform in its scope, engineering contractor rates can also vary…

Find Contract Engineering Agencies that Engineers Want to Work With
Find Contract Engineering Agencies that Engineers Want to Work With

There are plenty of contract engineering agencies out there, and most of them have no issue filling an open position with a warm body. Thanks to job boards like Indeed and networking resources like LinkedIn, anyone can call themselves a recruiter, reach out to interested engineers, and arrange an interview. The question is, do you want to fill your open…

Here’s Why Companies are Turning to Contract Engineers in 2021
Here’s Why Companies are Turning to Contract Engineers in 2021

From software development to construction, skilled engineers have always been in high demand. In the past several years, an increasing number of companies have been opting for contract engineers rather than full-time employees. Here are some Benefits of Hiring Contract Engineers? and Here are a few reasons why: COVID-19 has changed the way we work When talking about anything employment…

3 Things to Consider Before Selecting a Contract Engineer
3 Things to Consider Before Selecting a Contract Engineer

The decision to hire a contact engineer is often a good one…but it’s just the first step. You still need to find the right engineer for your project. Here are a few things to consider before making your decision. Are you going to use a staffing agency or find your own engineer? The most common way to find a qualified…