During the first months of COVID and before the announcement of the vaccines, recruitment activity slowed to unprecedented levels across the electronics industry, but rather than resting on our laurels, we took the opportunity to improve the service we offer to our candidates and clients alike.
We wanted to take this opportunity to tell you a little bit about how our service has changed. We also wanted to reassure you that the worldwide power electronics, SMPS, UPS and power semiconductor industries are holding up, with lots of skilled candidates searching for new roles and plenty of employers with skills gaps to fill.
Whether you’re actively looking for a new electronics role or are considering whether a move could be right for you, we have a new range of service improvements to supercharge your search.
1. An improved candidate marketing process
We have refined our marketing process for candidates who are actively searching for electronics roles. Our real-time updates will ensure candidates know exactly where they are in the process, which companies we have approached and what the outcomes have been.
2. More targeted roles
We have made changes to the way we search our talent pool, adding more search criteria to allow us to hone in on the specific roles you’re looking for. That ensures you’ll only be contacted about positions that tick every box.
3. A new and interactive candidate matching process
We have made changes to our candidate matching process to give our candidates more information about exactly what each position involves before we put them forward for the role.
4. Better market insights
By improving the way we use our database, we can provide candidates with more information about the specific roles they’re interested in, from guides about how to make great electronics design CVs to insights about the state of the recruitment market for electronics engineers.
We know these unprecedented times can be difficult to navigate, which is why we’ve made some important changes to refine and speed up the hiring process.
1. Specialist teams for each recruitment channel
We have created specialist teams to target candidates using each of our three recruitment channels - social media, engaging with our talent pool and cold-calling highly suitable candidates. Knowing how to get the most out of each channel allows us to dig a little deeper, improve the efficiency of our search and speed up the recruitment process.
2. Better targeting of candidates
By improving the way we search our talent pool, we’re able to target candidates that match your specific requirements for experience, skillset, salary and more. That means you only see candidates that are a perfect fit for the role.
3. An improved screening process
Our interactive screening process, which is informed by the kick-off call we have with every client, ensures any obstacles or sticking points are identified early on in the process so we don’t waste your time with unsuitable candidates.
4. More market insights
Improved analysis of our database allows you to access the latest information about the specific roles you’re recruiting for and make more informed decisions. That includes salary benchmarking, the size of the candidate pool and more.
5. Technical questionnaires and candidate profiles
We create detailed profiles based on technical questionnaires to give our clients a summary of the screening calls we’ve had with prospective candidates.
Book a consultation today
Whether you’re looking for electronics, power electronics, SMPS, UPS or power semiconductors roles or candidates, we’d love to hear from you. Book an initial consultation to start your search today.
14 Apr 2021
The New Bar for Electronics Recruitment
PER Specialist Recruitment is setting new standards in electronics recruitment. Find out what sets our industry specialists apart.
14 Apr 2021
How to Sell Yourself With a Flawless Sales CV
Having trouble selling yourself? Then read our guide to creating an attention-grabbing sales CV that gets you noticed for all the right reasons.
08 Mar 2021
Contingency or Exclusivity - Which Recruitment Model is Right For You?
Many of the employers we work with are not aware that there are two different models of recruitment that shape our relationship with them. With that in mind, we thought it was worth putting together a guide that provides an insight into each of the recruitment models, how they work and what the benefits are for you.
23 Feb 2021
How to Write a Great Engineering CV
Want to write an engineering CV that gets you noticed for all the right reasons? Then read our guide to perfectly calibrating your engineering CV.
31 Jan 2021
State of the Power Electronics Recruitment Market for Design and Sales
After a COVID-sized slump, the power electronics recruitment market for design and sales roles is now recovering. If you’re looking for a talented power electronics professional, our unique insights will show you why now could be a great time to hire.
18 Jan 2021
State of the Power Electronics Jobs Market for Design and Sales
It’s fair to say that the power electronics jobs market has been on a bit of a bumpy road over the last six months. However, if you’re looking for a new role in power electronics sales or design, the good news that the jobs market has bounced back. Demand is now on the up, with employers increasingly looking for candidates with design-in wins.
22 Dec 2020
At PER-International, the COVID-19 hiatus is over and we’re officially back to doing what we do best - connecting the world’s best electronics, power electronics, SMPS, UPS and semiconductor professionals with leading employers around the world.
09 Mar 2020
What is the impact of the coronavirus on the global supply chain?
The coronavirus outbreak has had a significant impact on the global supply chain, but when will it peak and how is it affecting businesses around the world?
24 Jan 2020
How to get a non-EEA visa to work in the UK electronics industry
Calling all migrant electrical engineers – the UK needs you. But how can non-EEA electrical engineers tap into opportunities in the UK electronics industry?
12 Dec 2019
Rapid growth creates skills shortages in the UK electronics sector
The UK electronics sector experienced the fastest rate of growth of any manufacturing sector last year, but a shortage of skilled workers threatens to stop the industry in its tracks.
13 Nov 2019
Electrical engineers are added to the UK’s shortage occupation list
PER-International is happy to report that recent changes to the UK’s visa policy mean that electrical engineers and electronics engineers have now been added to the Shortage Occupation List.
13 Sep 2019
US-China trade war reroutes global electronics supply chains
Global electronics supply chains are being rerouted as a result of the continuing trade war between the US and China. However, it’s the US importers who are being left to pick up the bill.