How To Find Passive Engineering Candidates

With the national unemployment hovering at or below 4%, finding passive candidates for technology jobs has become the obvious path among very few options. So how does one go about finding these elusive passive candidates? Understand Motivation Passive candidates are, by definition, not actively looking for a new job. Something has to prompt them or… Read more »

Engineering Hiring and Salaries On The Rise

As the economy continues to trend upward, so has employment outlook and employees’ pay rates. Among the jobs that are projected to go on the rise are multiple engineering professions. According to a recent article by DesignNews.com, hiring for Engineers is projected to continue rising due to the demand in various industries such as rebuilding… Read more »

What Was Seen At MD&M West 2018

Thousands of engineering and manufacturing professionals attended and exhibited at this year’s MD&M West Show. This event, which took place on February 6-8, 2018 at the Anaheim Convention Center, had the largest assembly of medical technology suppliers in the country. (Image by RubberNews.com) Seen at the show were new trends and innovations in medical manufacturing…. Read more »

Will The Recent Tax Cuts Create More Manufacturing Jobs?

On Dec. 22, 2017, the U.S. Congress passed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA). This bill aims to simplify tax codes for individuals and create incentives for businesses to employ American workers through tax breaks – But will it deliver its purpose? The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) sends out… Read more »

2017: The Year of the Informed Candidate

In 2017, companies are adopting recruiting techniques that are making the hiring process more efficient by adding salary and cultural transparency to their job postings for applicants to see. Having the information upfront help candidates decide whether or not the job is a better fit for their career goals and therefore, narrow the pool of… Read more »

2018 Engineering Career Outlook

Engineering is a fast-changing field, which means understanding the top trends can help you find the career opportunities you’re looking for. Here, we talk about the engineering forecast for California in the coming year and how to leverage this information in your job search. California Engineering Trends 2018: What’s Ahead? Engineering stands to be a… 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 »

Top Movies For Engineers

Watching movies with the family is a good way to spend the cold, winter holidays. For engineering professionals, there are plenty of movies that are relatable, entertaining and can be a source of inspiration. Here are some of our top choices: 1. Iron Man (2008) One of the most iconic Marvel movies of all time,… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Hiring an Employee Who Left the Company

It’s not an uncommon scenario: An employee leaves the company, only to reapply years later when a relevant position opens. And it’s a situation that gives many hiring managers pause. Should you consider rehiring a former employee who quit? Here are the pros and cons of rehiring an employee who once left the company: Pros:… Read more »

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 »