Top Articles You May Have Missed From 2017

2017 was a busy year for industries throughout California. If you’re taking a breather now to prepare for the upcoming year, here are several articles you may have missed that can help you plan. Career Insights How to Be an Indispensable Engineer: Turnover is high in the engineering sector, but if you love your work,… Read more »

What Skills Will Survive In Manufacturing Hiring?

Though manufacturing hiring is expected to trend upwards, there are skills that are more in-demand, and some that are rapidly declining. Which ones are yours? Softwareadvice.com writer and Market Research Analyst Justin Guinn wrote about the employment projections of different manufacturing positions, and what skills will continue to be sought after by employers: For better… Read more »

US Cutting Tools Sales Up In 2017

American Manufacturing is having a renaissance year in employment and consumption. We have already covered how some manufacturing sectors are seeing faster growth than others; in this article from advancedmanufacturing.org, we highlight the rise in demand for domestic manufacturing tools, specifically cutting tools: July US cutting tool consumption totaled $170.95 million, according to the U.S…. Read more »

Fastest Growing Manufacturing Sectors

Manufacturing has seen a steady growth in hiring since 2011. This is shown throughout all factions of manufacturing, but there are some sectors that have seen a faster rise than others. Industry Week, a website that tracks manufacturing news and trends, recently published a report compiled by Headlight Data on manufacturing sectors that have seen… Read more »

States With The Highest Salaries For Tech Workers

As part of its Annual Salary Survey results, prominent job search site Dice.com has released a list of states that have the highest salaries for tech employees. Although it was to no surprise to see that California tops the list, the continuous rise in salaries in other states show a healthy and optimistic outlook on… Read more »

Top 5 Facts About Manufacturing In The U.S.

The outlook on the manufacturing sector continues to be positive as the Bureau of Labor and Statistics has reported that manufacturing’s unemployment rate remains at under 4% and maintains over 300,000+ job openings every month since April 2014. The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), an organization dedicated to the advocacy of manufacturing in the U.S.,… Read more »

What’s New In AutoCAD 2018?

Every year, CAD Makers like Autodesk and Dassault Systems would make enhancements and add new features to its CAD software. We have already covered the newest features of SolidWorks 2017 earlier this year, so it’s time to shift the attention to AutoCAD 2018: Another year has gone by, and the team at Autodesk has been… Read more »

Attending an Engineer Industry Event? 6 Essential Things You Must Do

Industry events offer excellent opportunities to network, discover new job opportunities, and learn more about the trends and research that are shaping the future of engineering.  To get the most out of an engineering event, add these essential tasks to your to-do list: Prepare your “sound bite.” Before the day of the event, prepare to… Read more »

SolidWorks World 2017 Highlights New SolidWorks Features

Each year, SolidWorks World holds the biggest gathering of CAD users, primarily Mechanical Engineers, Designers and Drafters. This year, SolidWorks World was held in Los Angeles, CA and was attended by over 5000 CAD enthusiasts where they were able to see first-hand the new SolidWorks additions. Here are some features that were highlighted at the… Read more »

Wage Trends In Bay Area and Manufacturing Industry Highlighted By Glassdoor.com

On Nov. 1, 2016, Glassdoor.com, one of the fastest growing job sites in the market, launched a new data product that will provide wage insights on local markets and industries called “Local Pay Reports”. This new report covers real time wage trends among different industries and disciplines all over the U.S. In its debut, the… Read more »