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A Look at Job Prospects During Engineers WeekA Look at Job Prospects During Engineers Week

Ann R. Thryft

February 27, 2015

4 Min Read
A Look at Job Prospects During Engineers Week

Are you being paid enough? Do you want a better job? According to a recent survey by Experis, the professional resourcing division of hiring giant Manpower Group, American engineers are more interested in better pay than a better job environment. Released just before Engineers Week, the survey's results found that 40% of engineers looking for a new job want more in salary, bonuses and/or incentives, and only 18% want a better company culture or work environment. Also, the top category of engineers in demand by hiring companies is EEs.


About the Author(s)

Ann R. Thryft

Ann R. Thryft has written about manufacturing- and electronics-related technologies for Design News, EE Times, Test & Measurement World, EDN, RTC Magazine, COTS Journal, Nikkei Electronics Asia, Computer Design, and Electronic Buyers' News (EBN). She's introduced readers to several emerging trends: industrial cybersecurity for operational technology, industrial-strength metals 3D printing, RFID, software-defined radio, early mobile phone architectures, open network server and switch/router architectures, and set-top box system design. At EBN Ann won two independently judged Editorial Excellence awards for Best Technology Feature. She holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Stanford University and a Certified Business Communicator certificate from the Business Marketing Association (formerly B/PAA).

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