08.30.2019

Alaant Advisor

Make the Best Hires, Why Job Seekers Disappear, Political Stances in the Workplace, and More!

Alaant Advisor Make Best Hires Why Job Seekers Disappear Political Stances Workplace
+ About the Alaant Advisor
The Alaant Advisor is our column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on.

Here's what's happening this week:

Hot Candidates of the Week!

These are some of the best candidates we've seen this week. If you would like more information on these candidates, please reach out to us right away.

Robert – Materials Engineer

Hartford, CT
  • Motivated engineer with experience in multiple engineering settings that require innovative problem solving and critical thinking
  • Dedicated to driving team members towards efficient project progress
  • Assists in failure analysis investigations to determine the root cause of failures on a range of parts
  • Prepared samples for thermal and mechanical testing
  • Experience with data analysis, collection and organization of data for full material disclosure efforts
  • Demonstrated customer service and improving customer satisfaction
  • Performed measurements using micrometer, torque wrenches and indicators, ran Dasylab data acquisition software and entered test data into Microsoft Excel to track life cycle of parts
  • Strong project management, team communication, leadership and organizational qualities

Kevin – Chemical/Biomolecular Engineer

Albany, NY
  • Professional, personable, strong attention to detail and an overall rockstar candidate
  • Recent graduate from Clarkson University and focused on Chemical Engineering with Biomolecular concentration
  • Coursework included: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Process Dynamics, Chemical Engineering Design, General Engineering, and Statistics
  • Undergraduate research experience: responsible for designing experiment, calibrating instrumentation and collecting samples and recording data
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Past experience with Boy Scouts of America taught leadership skills, event organization and compliance and safety maintenance

About the Author

Miranda March Digital Strategist for Alaant Workforce Solutions

Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist

Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.

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