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Our team of experienced recruitment experts fill hundeds of engineering job vacancies every year with highly skilled and experienced workers, ready to hit the ground running. So, whether you're looking for a director, manager, or more junior employees, we can help. Scroll down to see our candidate database, including project-manager engineers and directors of engineering, plus those working in design, maintenance, planning and more. Want to find out how we can help in more detail? Simply contact us today and one of our expert consultants will be in touch.

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Your engineering recruitment questions, answered

What is important to mention in a job description when looking for engineering staff?

With so many different types of engineer, job descriptions will vary wildly between roles and workplaces. However, you should always mention specific qualifications and skills that potential new recruits need, such as those in mathematics, science, computers and more. If you're looking for a specific set of soft-skills, such as problem-solving or strong communication, be clear about that too.

How can organisations attract more diverse candidates to apply for engineering job vacancies?

Traditionally, the engineering space has been dominated by men, but as society becomes more encouraging of women in STEM, the market is seeing more diversity in the industry.

In today's market, what are the benefits that engineering professionals expect?

According to our Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide for 2022, the benefits that most professionals want are: flexible working; support with mental health, training and wellbeing support; and on-site subsidised facilities.

How can workplaces provide upskilling and development to engineers?

Consider investing in an e-learning service to provide staff with the opportunity to increase their skills, or utilise some of the excellent free programmes available right now. Hays Thrive is an online training platform available to all organisations that can be tailored to your workplace or specific departments.

What can organisations do to encourage staff retention of engineers?

According to our research, 27% of employees would leave their current jobs for the right salary or benefits package. 20% would leave due to the lack of future opportunities, and 15% would leave becuase of the work itself.

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