Understanding the Engineering Education-Workforce Continuum

Session 2: Recruiting and Employing Engineering Talent

November 19, 2014 03:45 PM – 04:45 PM

Framing Questions:

  • Where and how do employers in different industries or sectors recruit engineering talent? Are employer recruiting and career development practices changing for engineering talent? If so, how?
  • How is engineering talent used within different industries or sectors?
  • How well do skills and knowledge of new engineering talent match the skill/knowledge needs of employers?
  • How are missing or new workplace skills/knowledge acquired by new hires and by employed engineering talent over time?
  • Are career advancement pathways for engineering talent within different industries and sectors changing?