SoloPoint Solutions Celebrates 15th Anniversary

  On this special day of our company anniversary, we want our clients and candidates to know that your trust and support have been the biggest factor towards our continued growth.   Thank you!   Without you, it would not have been possible to achieve what we have.  We are blessed and proud to serve the… Read more »

How To Do A Video Interview… For Engineers

  It’s not a well-kept secret. Video interviews are currently – and will continue to be – highly utilized by companies as a way to meet and vet future employees.  In a survey conducted by Gartner HR, 86% of employers are using video conferencing tools to conduct interviews since the beginning of the pandemic. According… Read more »

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 »

After A Difficult 2020, SoloPoint Gives Back…

  At the end of a difficult 2020, we are reminded how fortunate SoloPoint has been to survive the year and to be able to continue to serve our clients. So we asked them to nominate their favorite charities; to whom we will donate $2,000.00 each on their behalf. Many of our clients agree that… Read more »

Update to California’s AB-5… Is It Useful To 1099 Engineers?

In California, the landscape for engineering consulting continues to be confusing and restrictive. AB-5, implemented in 2020, almost entirely precludes hiring entities from engaging engineering consultants. With the recent passage of Prop 22 and AB 2257, the situation remains largely unchanged except for some added complexity. Here is a breakdown: Brief Recap: AB-5 is a law… Read more »

Hiring Trends To Expect in 2021

  With all the surprises 2020 threw at us, doesn’t it make sense to start planning for 2021? Anticipating an economic rebound, here are some workplace predictions to look out for: 1. REMOTE WORK IS HERE TO STAY If you perform a web search on what the Future of Work will look like post-COVID, the… Read more »

Ride Out The Waves Of The Pandemic — Partner With SoloPoint For Hiring Engineers

As we approach the end of 2020, we are thankful for the stronger than expected business activities in a few of the technology sectors we serve. Not only are these sectors showing resilience, but in certain cases, they are experiencing growth and are expanding. HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF INDUSTRIES THAT ARE ON A POSITIVE… Read more »