One of the benefits of having seasoned engineers doing design work is that they have an innate ability to know when a structure “feels strong.” They have designed and built similar structures in the past and know where problem areas are, when something needs extra support or if a selected part “looks too thin.” They also know when something looks questionable; and that’s when they request an FEA be done. Read More!
Throughout my career, I’ve had the opportunity to recruit across multiple industries and world-class organizations. From mining equipment and heavy construction manufacturers to medical device and progressive IT firms, my clients have provided me with an extremely rewarding career that consists of bridging niche and unique labor markets with the appropriate talent that keeps them operational, competitive and, most importantly, profitable. Read More!
It was my turn to take a step back from the chaos of a day in the staffing industry to reflect on our profession and write something about it. I had a topic in mind, scalability specifically, when yesterday’s news began to trickle and then flood in across social media about the deaths of four marines in a Terrorist attack in Chattanooga, TN. Somehow the perils of the staffing industry seem pretty irrelevant right now. Read More!
If rewarding company culture and career growth are terms that pique your professional interests, you’re going to want to perk up and pay attention to the following… Read More!
Get your minds out of the gutter, ya’ll. I’m talking about staffing firms.
Hello, everyone. I’m Jenny, and for the past five years, I’ve been employed by a “boutique” staffing firm known as STS Technical Services (STSTS). When I took this job, I anticipated my time would be spent serving our smaller, back-yard clients with one and two off requests. But day-in and day-out, my charming little firm chooses a different path, one I found quite surprising, initially. Let me explain… Read More!
In business, if you don’t know who your competitors are, how can you expect to beat them? This is a valid question; one that’s best answered using the following analogy.
Business is a lot like professional sports in that the best players / teams work hard to perfect their trade. Some of the most well-respected athletes and coaches on the planet are rumored to watch up to 20+ hours of game film per week. They don’t do this for their own enjoyment; they do this so they can come up with a game plan focused on exposing an opposing team’s weaknesses. In short, they do this to win. Read More!
Let me start by saying that I am not a recruiter. In fact, I’ve never been a recruiter and I have no plans of becoming a recruiter anytime soon. I am, however, an expert when it comes to helping recruiters do their jobs better. Let me explain… Read More!
Know your client. Study your competition. Love your product. These are very important truths every sales professional needs to embrace. There is one truth, however, one common theme that must be adopted early on and in every sales career, and that theme is… don’t be afraid to fail! Read More!
One consistent trend we continue to hear post-recession centers around the belief that there’s a skilled labor shortage in America. Being on the front lines in this “War for Talent,” we at STS Technical Services experience, every day, a high demand for skilled workers capable of performing CNC machining, welding, diesel engine repair and more. So is there truly a gap in the supply vs. demand equation? Let’s take a look at some numbers. Read More!