Tonia Becker

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Finding the Right Talent Acquisition Partner

With so many organizations currently in a state of flux, it is a great time to thoroughly consider whether your current talent acquisition partner(s) is meeting your needs.  Engineering, IT, and other technical positions have become incredibly specialized in recent years. There is a good chance that general talent recruiters—internal...

Reviewing the Quality of Your Hiring Process

Engineering- and technology-based organizations have, in large part, become talent management organizations. It might seem unnatural to think about aerospace or biotechnology companies as talent management organizations—we’re not in Hollywood after all. However, we all know that acquiring and retaining the right skills, experience, and expertise is instrumental to engineering-...

Update Your Staffing Plan in 6 Steps

To say that the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to disrupt the engineering and IT markets is an understatement. However, the frantic pace of change in the early days of the crisis are behind most organizations, and many have settled into revised business processes and working arrangements. The significant unknown is...

Creating a Talent Acquisition Quality Management System

It’s common for recruiting and HR professionals to think about talent acquisition metrics as they strive to measure their effectiveness. However, a bigger picture structure is needed to ensure that the entirety of your engineering talent acquisition system is continually improving. Engineering and technology organizations apply quality management systems (QMS)...

Do’s and Don’ts of Using Employee Data

HR leaders can follow 4 best practices to ensure responsible use of employee information and analytics in decision making. Most of us are happy to share personal details with our employer if it helps us choose between benefit options, avoid safety and compliance risks or save time filling out forms....

9 Future of Work Trends Post-COVID-19

As the pandemic resets major work trends, HR leaders need to rethink workforce and employee planning, management, performance and experience strategies. The coronavirus pandemic will have a lasting impact on the future of work in nine key ways. The imperative for HR leaders is to evaluate the impact each trend...

Business Continuity in the Service Sector: Deploying Remote Assistance Tools Proves Key

A software company presents their challenges and solutions implementation onset by the pandemic. Having seen the early effects of the growing pandemic, global climate control solutions provider Munters identified an immediate need to leverage remote assistance to help serve customers and support both field and manufacturing operations. The company opted...

4 Ways Engineering Could Change After the Covid-19 Pandemic

The devastating spread of Covid-19 touched every aspect of our lives, bringing many challenges – but also opportunities for positive change. Here’s how engineering could look after the pandemic. Collaboration The engineering response to the sudden demands of the coronavirus was inspiring. Whether building ventilators, making personal protective equipment or creating new...

Rebuilding the Medical Device Supply Chain

The global supply chain and manufacturing production are a couple of examples of mundane, day-to-day issues and processes that most people take for granted until something happens to throw the system into disarray. That something, of course, is COVID-19, and the pandemic that shut down economies of the major industrial...

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