Jobs Are On The Rise – Unemployment Continues to Dip

The latest unemployment reports show that the job market is showing an impressive rebound from its highest unemployment rate of  14% in April 2020.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) stated that as of March 2021, unemployment is currently at 6% and added 916,000 payrolled workers. The manufacturing sector unemployment rate is remaining steady at… Read more »

How To Get From Concept to Prototype Faster

  As product development schedules continue to compress, so do the need to accelerate concepts into prototypes. We turn to an expert on the subject, Bill Schnoebelen, President of Circuit Case Engineering, to learn how he approaches and navigates the early stages of product development.  Through many years of working with small R&D teams and… Read more »

How Manufacturing is Building “Disruption-Proof” Resiliency — Trends and Forecasts for 2021

In recent economic reports on market predictability within the Manufacturing, Sciences, Technology, and Supply Chain sectors – the overwhelming theme is for organizations to stay resilient in adapting to the “new normal” post-pandemic. Over the next few months, we’ll be exploring how these markets stay resilient amidst the uncertainties of this ever-changing COVID-19 landscape.  This… Read more »

Supply Chain Resilience — 2021 Trends to Watch Out For In Supply Chain Management

In recent economic reports on market predictability within the Manufacturing, Sciences, Technology, and Supply Chain sectors – the overwhelming theme is for organizations to stay resilient in adapting to the “new normal” post-pandemic. Over the next few months, we’ll be exploring how these markets stay resilient amidst the uncertainties of this ever-changing COVID-19 landscape.  This… Read more »

Fast-Track Your Medical Device

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been accelerating requests for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of Medical Products to enhance the fight against COVID-19. Leading the way are companies developing diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2. Among these are well-known manufacturers of medical devices and diagnostic tools such as Thermo Fisher, Abbott Laboratories, Cepheid and Roche Molecular Systems…. Read more »

Hiring During COVID-19

The Spanish Flu was termed as the “deadliest pandemic of the 20th century” because it had infected one-third of the world’s population and took the lives of 50 million people worldwide; 675,000 in the U.S. Image Credit: CDC.gov It took two years, three waves, and several intermittent lockdowns before herd immunity was reached. Can modern… Read more »

Engineering Resources for Essential Businesses

Supporting essential businesses meet their challenges is more critical than ever. We are all heavily relying on products and services that deal with health, wellness, and convenient, home-based products. As companies who specialize in diagnostic tests, medical devices, food production, and communications continue to meet the increased demands, they should not struggle due to a… Read more »

California Resources for Employers and Workers Impacted By COVID-19

We had put together this list of resources and assistance provided by the State of California for employers and workers who have been impacted by COVID-19 and the Shelter-In-Place ordinance. (Click and zoom in on the image below to view in full) As more local administrative bodies develop more resources, we plan on updating this list… Read more »

We’re In This Together!

Given the current public health situation and disruptions in nearly every aspect of our personal and professional lives, we are all craving a sense of normalcy right now. We want our clients and candidates to know that SoloPoint is 100% engaged and are here to provide support as we always have been. The entire SoloPoint… Read more »