ESCO Engages Blog

Welcome to the ESCO Engages blog, a Weir Group publication! At Weir, our people take pride in making a difference around the world and in their communities. The ESCO Engages blog will feature the unique perspectives of our employees who are passionate about many worthy causes, from continuing education and community service to STEM advocacy.

Sometimes taking a untraditional career path and trusting in your instincts can help you tap into your potential. Three Weir ESCO women, Patricia Silva Moraes, Cristie Rozell and Hillary Swogger know this first-hand. They recently sat down and opened up about their personal experiences, including professional growth, taking risks and defining their career goals.

Failure can generate a variety of reactions, including celebration. In this week’s ESCO Engages article, learn how Weir ESCO’s failing fast mindset is helping team members overcome a fear of failure, value the learning that comes from experimentation and bounce back quickly when things do not go as expected.

A Purple Heart. Two sons deployed. Lifelong military friends. Following family footsteps. In a special Veterans Day feature, six teammates share stories of courage and conviction to protect and serve. Weir ESCO thanks and recognizes those who honorably served, and is pleased to continue supporting veterans with a $5,000 donation to legacy partner, American Red Cross.

What inspires a person to pursue a career with a STEM company? For some Weir ESCO colleagues, it was a childhood dream. For others, it was chance. Learn how some of our STEM superstars first knew a career based in science, technology, engineering or mathematics was their calling.

Cultivating a diverse workforce can sometimes mean adapting traditional recruiting processes to better understand candidates’ strengths. Learn how Weir ESCO is having success with a largely untapped talent pool: autistic and neurodiverse job seekers.

What is it really like to work in finance for a mining engineering company and global manufacturer? In the latest ESCO Engages Blog post, three Weir ESCO finance colleagues open up about their own personal career growth journeys, the importance of true business partnerships and their insights into rethinking finance careers.

Mark your calendars and register today! Weir ESCO has announced its 2022 career fair schedule, including both virtual and in-person events for undergraduate students in Colorado, Georgia, Oregon and Washington.

What part of your heritage do you carry with you? In a brief video, three Weir ESCO colleagues share the importance of honoring their Hispanic and Latino culture.

Does building a successful career require adhering to a defined path or can unexpected growth opportunities be part of the mix? Five Weir ESCO colleagues share their personal growth journeys demonstrating how risk and reward go hand in hand.

Mehran Pestehei is driven by an insatiable thirst for knowledge, and the desire to pass on that knowledge to others. In the latest installment of the “I Belong” series, learn more about Mehran’s dedication to collaboration and his intriguing career path that helped him find meaning in his work at Weir Motion Metrics.