So, you’ve got a vacancy on your team, but you are not an expert in hiring. You’re trusting your HR team to deliver the right talent for your opening and you need it yesterday!
As a hiring manager, the worst thing you can do is expect your HR and/or Talent Acquisition team to handle everything for you. It’s your opening. Either you or your team is absorbing the extra workload and bearing the burden of the opening.
As Engineering Week 2018 is about to kick off and I'm embarking on this new mission to help women in STEM careers, I'm reflecting on my own experience quite a bit. I've spent the last several years reading stories of women engineers who left because of their work environments or young women who were discouraged as they pursued engineering degrees like this girl whose college experience reminded me of my own.
Wouldn't it be great if all the people who left engineering used a different hashtag this year? #IamNOTanEngineer! Let's work together...