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7 Tips to Improve Productivity of your QA Engineer Tribe

Keep Your People Motivated in a Changing World Buffeted by the headwinds of the coronavirus pandemic, many companies have found it difficult to maintain motivation and improve productivity of their QA engineer teams. Ensuring your tribe remains focused and deliver to expectations is challenging when there is so much external noise disturbing them. Whether your…

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Medical Device Regulations come into force May 2021. Are you compliant?

Medical Device Regulations (MDR) – What Do They Mean to Manufacturers? Protecting Your Medical Device Software Time is running out to become compliant with Medical Device Regulations. In recent years, the healthcare market has evolved rapidly, innovating to improve patient health and increase efficiency. Much of this improvement is thanks to the use of technology…

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Why Are So Many People Leaving Engineering Jobs to become Independent Contractors?

Summing Up the Benefits of Contracting in Engineering Many people in engineering jobs either have or are considering moving from permanent contracts to life as independent contractors. Why is this? Independent contractors are well paid. However, in exchange for higher income you’ll forego many of the benefits associated with permanent employment. Higher earnings are only…

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How Do You Think Outside the Box When Trying to Fill Your Validation Engineer Jobs?

Tips to Improve and Accelerate Your Hiring Process Candidates are becoming increasingly confident when searching for quality validation engineer jobs. In fact, Gallup has reported that in just five years, confidence among validation engineers seeking new jobs has increased by 21%. The talent is out there, but the competition is fierce on both sides of…

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7 Tips to Land Your Next Quality Engineer Role

Quality Engineer Tips to Take Your Next Career Step Whether just starting out in a Quality Engineer job or as a seasoned professional seeking your next career move, it can be difficult to find the best-fit job for you. From our experience – and the experience of the thousands of active and passive job seekers we’ve…

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Another Automation Engineer Took a Job Elsewhere? Here’s What You’re Doing Wrong

Hard-To-Fill Roles Don’t Have to Be Hard to Fill The demand for automation engineers is high and growing in Ireland. According to research carried out by TechPro with Expleo, 85% of organisations in Ireland are incorporating automation into their business strategies. With such high demand in this discipline, it’s not surprising many companies are missing…

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Preparing you for Interview

There are really two key areas to focus on when preparing for your interview.  They are Competency based questions and then using the STAR Technique to help you put structure to your answers. We’ve laid it all out here for you to practice. Telling the story during your competency based interview I equate competency interviews…

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Interview Preparation

Many candidates are apprehensive of interviews with a prospective employer – some candidates find it difficult to overcome nervousness. Some find it difficult to juggle all the aspects involved during the interview.  We at HERO have spent many years guiding people through the interview process, ensuring that the candidates met by our clients are confident…

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HERO’S Do’s and Don’ts advice for Interviews.

A strong interview is an important determining factor in securing a new position. The more prepared you are, the more confident you will be – resulting in a better outcome. DO’s Be on time for your interview. Bring a copy of your CV as a backup. Be familiar with your CV– Know it in detail.…

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HERO Virtual Onboarding

HERO Recruitment have created a useful tool for some of our small to medium sized clients to help you on-board your new hires remotely during these challenging times. If you are hiring for your team right now we hope you find this helpful in creating a positive impression and engagement with the new people joining…