22 08, 2018

The Importance of Identifying the WIIFM of Other People

By | 2018-06-22T20:30:16+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Career|0 Comments

As a professional in the Information Technology and/or Engineering fields, you are inherently preoccupied with what you want in your career. People are, by nature, preoccupied with themselves, and this preoccupation is often unfortunately evident when they embark upon a job search. We say “unfortunately” because this not a positive way to brand yourself. Personal [...]

8 08, 2018

What if You’re Not Interested in an Opportunity That a Recruiter Presents?

By | 2018-06-22T19:49:37+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Career, Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

In our previous blog post, we discussed the proper way to respond when a recruiter reaches out to you about an employment opportunity. To recap, there are two important aspects of this opportunity that you should keep in mind. It’s an opportunity that you probably know nothing about. It’s an opportunity that is more than [...]

1 08, 2018

What You Should Do if a Recruiter Reaches Out to You

By | 2018-06-22T19:47:11+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Career, Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

In today’s employment marketplace, there’s definitely a chance that a recruiter will reach out to you, especially if you work in the Information Technology or Engineering industries. There are two main reasons for this: There’s a substantial skills gap in this country. We’re currently in a candidates’ market. In fact, there’s a chance that you’ve [...]

18 07, 2018

Why and How Options Give You the Power of Professional Leverage

By | 2018-05-31T15:27:33+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Career|0 Comments

In a previous blog post, we discussed the state of the current employment marketplace. Specifically, we addressed the candidates’ market and what it means for professionals working in the Engineering and Information Technology fields. To recap, a candidates’ market means more employment opportunities for all candidates. In addition, it means the most opportunities and the [...]

4 07, 2018

Why July 4 is a Great Time to Think About Your Career

By | 2018-05-31T15:14:02+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Career|0 Comments

Today is July 4, also known as the Fourth of July. This is, of course, a national holiday. However, what some people may not realize is that the official name of the holiday is Independence Day. According to Wikipedia, Independence Day “is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration [...]

27 06, 2018

Assumptions You Should NOT Make About Your Career

By | 2018-05-02T19:58:34+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Career|0 Comments

We’ve addressed the topic of assumptions before in this blog. In fact, we recently published a blog post for employers about “The Most Dangerous Assumption an Employer Can Make in an Interview.” Today, though, we’re turning our attention to job seekers and candidates in terms of assumptions. That’s because, like hiring managers, job seekers and [...]

20 06, 2018

Why You Should Leverage What a Recruiter Can Offer

By | 2018-05-02T19:53:48+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

We’ve discussed before why value is extremely important in the employment marketplace, namely because a hiring manager will extend an offer of employment to you if they believe you can provide tremendous value to their organization. However, what about recruiters? How does value relate to them? More specifically, what kind of value can a recruiter [...]

9 05, 2018

Discover a Career with The Doepker Group

By | 2018-04-23T20:10:56+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Career, Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

So many times, a professional in the employment marketplace focuses on trying to find a new job. And there’s not necessarily anything wrong with that. However, that’s ultimately a short-sighted endeavor. That’s because while they often change jobs, all they’re really doing is changing scenery. They soon discover that they’re experiencing the same problems with [...]

28 03, 2018

How to Assess Your Employer’s Company Culture

By | 2018-02-13T19:59:59+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Career|0 Comments

We’ve written about the topic of company culture before. However, it’s almost always been from the employer point of view. One of the reasons for this is that company culture has become increasingly more important to job seekers and candidates during the past several years. As a result, employers must be educated about this shift [...]