Eric Murphy

About Eric Murphy

Eric Murphy serves as National Practice Leader in the Advanced Composite space and conducts searches that are mission-critical and have direct impact on revenue for advanced composite fabricators, engineering services firms and composite material and equipment suppliers all over the country. The companies his team partners with represent some of the fastest growing and innovative U.S. companies in the aerospace, military, defense, energy, medical, automotive and industrial marketplaces. He is also an active member of the Society of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE) and currently serves as an Officer on the Board of Directors for the SAMPE Carolinas Chapter.

Composite Industry Outlook For 2016

As CEO Inc.’s Sr. Recruiter and National Practice Leader for Advanced Composites, I spend a lot of time analyzing trends in the industry relative to employment and the economics of this unique space.  As I look at the composite industry outlook for 2016, I believe it can be summed up in one word: growth!

Throughout 2015, […]

3 Criteria for Great Business References

Recently, several of my client companies in the composites industry have been “on the fence” with a specific hire.  They really like the candidates, but, like most people, they are a little unsure about what they DON’T know.  This is a common hesitation to decision making; it’s usually what we don’t ask that determines whether […]

3 Ways to Thrive In a New Company

In case you haven’t been paying attention, it’s been an extremely active month in the composite industry.  Typically, summertime is reserved for lazy days on the beach, sipping iced tea and visiting family.  This year, instead of Hollywood producing “blockbuster” flicks, it’s companies executing “blockbuster” deals.  Consolidation is happening across the board in composites right […]

3 Easy Ways to Win the Battle in the War for Talent

For the vast majority of companies in the composite industry, it is incredibly difficult to find and hire good technical engineers right now.  One of the best ways to avoid having to find technical engineering talent is to keep the talent you have. We interview hundreds of people a year in the composite industry and […]

3 Ways to Streamline Your Candidate Job Offer Process

In this market, candidates have something they haven’t had much of over the last 6 years; options. Losing really good people due to a slow job offer process may be costing your company a lot of money. Recruiting and hiring is a delicate emotional dance, if your date has to wait too long to be […]

CEO Inc. Announces Launch of New Advance Composites and Materials Website

CEO Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its new website devoted to its Advance Composites & Materials Practice.  Due to increasing demand by advanced composite materials manufacturers and related employers, CEO Inc. has created this website in order to provide clients and candidates with information and employment opportunities specifically focused on this unique industry. […]