Trends & Data

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Why Is It So Hard to Hire a Female Engineer?

Increasing diversity in the workforce and among STEM jobs, in particular, is a priority for many organizations. It’s also a significant challenge for hiring managers – despite the dozens of national programs and millions of dollars spent on...

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Petroleum Engineer Hiring Down 32.4%

Nationally, Petroleum Engineering job advertisements were down 32.4% January 2015 compared to January 2014. Petroleum was a singular outlier among all engineering disciplines, which were up a little over 9% in number of job ads vs...

Engineering Jobs Report

Engineering Jobs Report

When the jobs report came out Friday morning everyone, including Twitter, the stock market, and even Mr. Data Journalism himself – Nate Silver – went bananas. Pretty good jobs report, and by “pretty good” I mean “very...

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How to Take Advantage of the January Talent Gold Rush

This week, aside from being the first week back at work after the holidays, is also notable for one phenomenon in particular: more people will look for a new job this week – or, to be more...

Canadian engineering talent gap

Let’s Talk About the Canadian Engineering Talent Gap

Canada was lucky to ride out the impact of the global financial crisis of the past decade relatively unscathed. Compared with many other leading economies our recession period was shorter and shallower with a strong...

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Most Popular Engineering Jobs: October 2014

Studying the success of others can be an important tool to your own progress. So we dug through our analytics and rounded up the 10 Most Popular Engineering Jobs in October of 2014 (measured by raw pageviews...

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Where are the Engineering Job Seekers?

On a quarterly basis we identify where the jobs are for our engineers, breaking down job demand by volume and filtering by location and discipline. But where, exactly, is the engineering talent looking for new jobs located? Knowing which geographies are exporting engineering...

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Don’t Wait to Recruit Entry-Level Engineers

Labor Day has passed, summer is over, and most of us, suffering vacation hungover after the long weekend, are easing back into work mode. Slowly. Don’t. If you’re a recruiter or hiring manager hoping to place entry-level engineers next summer, now is the...

Which Engineers look for a job over the summer?

Who are the Summertime Engineering Job Seekers?

If you’re a recruiter or work in human resources, we don’t have to tell you the summer months tend to be… slow… for hiring. Basking in the sun on vacation has a way of making experienced...

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Most Popular Engineering Jobs: June 2014

Studying the success of others can be an important tool to your own progress. So we dug through our analytics and rounded up the 10 Most Popular Engineering Jobs in June of 2014 (measured by raw...