Recruiter Life – Q&A with Tess Katula

You’ve just celebrated three years at Engtal! Congratulations – how has the company changed since those early days? The team has grown so much but still retained a great culture which can be difficult for a growing company. Still, because we hire on principles and values, I think we’ve achieved a collaborative team of individuals…

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Engtal’s Senior Recruitment Consultant, Tess Katula, looks at the tech talent crisis and what that means for candidates.

Demand for tech talent has been growing rapidly in recent years as new technologies have emerged. Covid-19 has had many unforeseen impacts on the economy and society, and one of those is accelerating the rate at which other industries are adopting these new technologies. In an effort to avoid future disruption and recoup profits lost…

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How we’re breaking the bias.

We’re focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing technology and engineering communities by promoting and boldly championing diversity, equity, and inclusion within our hiring strategies for our clients. What we’re doing: DIVERSE HIRING MODELS > To support our clients in breaking the bias and creating diverse hiring teams, we’ve partnered with companies to address their…

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You’re missing out on major tech talent if your hiring strategy isn’t neurodiverse friendly

In honor of Neurodiversity Celebration Week Engtal explored key issues around neurodiversity in the tech and engineering community, aiming to raise awareness, challenge misconceptions, educate employers and create diverse and supportive working environments within the tech community. Have you ever considered how an applicant with ADHD or Autism experiences your recruitment process? Around 15-20% of…

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Gender diversity is good for business

Ensuring equal representation of female talent in the workplace can positively affect your entire organization.   Here’s why: Increase your talent pool – if you’re not attracting a wider candidate audience and missing out on women from all walks of life, you could be losing out on talent, skills, expertise that could truly enhance your…

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The Next Generation of Embedded Engineers

The global demand for top talent across the Software and Hardware Engineering professions has grown at a jaw-dropping pace over the past five years, leading to extensive skill shortages in the Embedded Engineering markets. As industries begin to advance and adopt integrated machine learning, cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), embedded software systems, and other…

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Supporting Women of Color to Pursue Careers in Engineering

It’s estimated that a staggering one in four women will leave the engineering profession within the first five years of their careers, a rate much higher than their male counterparts. It’s a shocking statistic and highlights that more needs to be done to support women within the profession and ensure sustainable diversity across the engineering…

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Female Diversity in Engineering

The gender gap in engineering is still disproportionate. The truth remains that women are still under-represented in engineering and technology fields, but what is more evident is that there are even fewer female engineers from black or ethnic minority backgrounds. Diversity is still a huge topic in the engineering industry. Although it’s not a new…

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