If you’re looking for a job in the engineering sector, you might not know where to start. It’s a difficult job field to navigate on your own. Keep reading to learn more about what engineer recruiters are looking for in new candidates.
The first thing that you’ll want to prepare is your resume and any certifications you might need. This will include your undergraduate degree, and potentially a master’s.
This is the first thing that a recruiter looks for on a job site like LinkedIn or Indeed. Make sure that all your qualifications are easy to access and accurately describe the jobs that you are qualified to perform.
Once you’re in the interview room, you need to be able to back up your technical knowledge with some knowledge about the company you’re applying for. Be sure to do some homework, looking up the company beforehand. Take a look at their values and make sure you have questions prepared. Having no questions is an indication that you didn’t prepare for the interview.
For more pointers on handling an engineering recruiter, watch the video in this article. It provides some great insight into the process of being hired for an engineering position.