Prepping For The California Independent Contractors “ABC Test”

In a recent court case, the California Supreme Court implemented a new “ABC Test” to determine if a worker qualifies as an independent contractor. Employers from multiple industries are now arguing that the rigidity of the test’s standards is restricting businesses from engaging with independent contractors. BUT WHAT IS THE “ABC TEST”? In the Dynamex… Read more »

Where To Find Engineering Jobs In 2018?

Emerging markets are currently disrupting the current shape of the economy, as well as employment projections for engineering talents. In 2013, Dice.com, a job site specifically for tech candidates, wrote about what industries will rise up in 2018. Though it seemed premature to make predictions for employment 5 years in advance, employment and revenue growth… Read more »

The Benefits of Hiring Veterans for Your Open Engineering Jobs

Many engineers start their careers in the armed forces. While most eventually leave active military service, they don’t leave behind the skills and character traits learned during their service. Here are some of the most compelling reasons to hire military veterans to fill open engineering positions. Veterans know how to focus and complete a mission…. Read more »

Why You Should Outsource Your Payroll Administration

Why should you outsource your payroll administration? Because it will save you time, money and manpower, and shift the focus back in growing your business. Take a look at this article from Small Business Computing Magazine on why payroll outsourcing might be a good venture for your business: As your business grows, you may face… Read more »

5 Workplace Predictions For 2017

2016 is coming to a close fast so more companies are looking into 2017 and what are the trends that could impact the workplace in the near future. Research Director at Future Workplace and frequent Forbes Contributor Dan Schawbel compiles an annual end-of-the-year trends list on what he predicts could affect business and operations for… Read more »

Top Articles You May Have Missed From 2016

2017 is just around the corner, which means you’re probably thinking about wrapping up 2016 and getting ready for the new year.  While you’re cleaning up your files and making plans, it’s a great time to check out the best articles you may have missed from the past year.  In case you missed them, check… Read more »

How Big Data Can Help Recruit and Retain Top Talents

Can a company measure the effectiveness of their talent recruitment and retention plans? This article from Recruiting.com, a company that specializes in custom talent acquisition software, outlines how big data analytics can be utilized by HR professionals and hiring managers: Competing for talent, retaining top performers and implementing growth strategies have long topped the priority… Read more »

5 Benefits of Employee Leasing

What if the cost of running a business is preventing your company from growing it? The high price of hiring and maintaining employees’ paychecks, benefits and other HR liabilities can put a halt to a business’ advancement. This is the reason why small, mid-sized and large businesses turn to an Employee Leasing program provided by… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask Candidates’ References

Vetting and confirming a potential new employee’s work history is an important step to the hiring process, one that shouldn’t be skipped. At SoloPoint Solutions, we perform candidate references for our engineering talents to ensure their credibility and if they are the right fit for the jobs we submit them to. To learn more about… Read more »

What To Know If You Worked As A 1099

April 15th is just around the corner and amidst the flurry of receipts and tax filling activities, SoloPoint typically receives a fair number of questions regarding a common topic – “What are the tax implications if I worked as a 1099 Independent Contractor during the year?” As an employer of over 120 engineering contractors and… Read more »