Engineering Innovation Podcast and Radio Series

Recruitment App

PostedMay 20, 2012

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Anchor Lede: Many companies say they have a hard time finding top notch engineers to drive innovation. Now, at least one company has an app for that.

Randy Atkins: Rather than just send job-seekers to a website, Rich Whitney, employment brand manager at diesel engine-maker Cummins, decided to…

Rich Whitney: …set up a customized job feed and have those jobs that match their skills come directly to them.

Randy Atkins: Cummins’ mobile phone app, perhaps a first of its kind, not only provides an easy search of available jobs, but things like a 3-D interactive on the latest engines.

Rich Whitney: …making diesel technology and mechanical engineering overall hopefully seem a little bit cooler and more interesting to all ages.

Randy Atkins: Even grade school students.

Rich Whitney: That is where students get interested in science and math and how engineering is applied.

Randy Atkins: With the National Academy of Engineering, Randy Atkins, WTOP News.