Game Changing Additive Manufacturing CAE Coming Soon

Computer-Aided Technologies are constantly evolving and at SoloPoint Solutions, we want to keep an eye out on these new innovations. We came across this great article from Engineering.com that features a new CAE software currently in Beta testing mode that can potentially be a game changer for mechanical engineers who utilize 3D Printing: 3DSIM has… Read more »

How to Shift Your Hiring Strategy From Reactive to Proactive (and Why!)

If your company is like most, you probably hire when a new position opens up. That’s the way many companies have done things and in a lot of cases, it’s a logical approach. The reactive hiring process has its downsides though and before you know it, you can find your company in a pinch. For… Read more »

Know Your Worth: 6 Tips for Better Job Offer Negotiations

Now that you’ve gotten through the first stages of your interview process and the company has expressed interest in hiring you, it’s time to move to the job offer negotiation. This phase is really quite daunting for some people and it’s all too common to settle for wages and benefits that are below your worth…. Read more »

Struggling to Retain Your Best Engineers? This Could be Why

You spend a lot of time looking for the right engineering candidates. But how much time are you spending keeping them there? Employee retention is a real issue – and a real expensive one too. According to a recent report by CBS News, the cost of losing an employee is equal to about 20% of… Read more »

4 Tips for Hiring Engineers in California’s Competitive Market

Today’s market for engineers is highly competitive, particularly in California. If you want to succeed as a company, you must have the best talent. The problem that many companies face however is identifying that talent, attracting it and retaining it. Here are 4 useful tips to ensure that you have the best and the brightest… Read more »

What Certifications Matter? – Tips for Hiring Engineers

When you’re looking for a new candidate, typically, you’ll be checking for skills matches, the right personality match and someone who has a good background. But, what about certifications? Hiring someone who is already certified in your specialized field not only saves you money on training, but also ensures you’re getting a completely qualified candidate…. Read more »

Design 2 Part Show Highlights American Manufacturing Services

On May 20, SoloPoint Solutions attended the Northern California stop of the Design 2 Part (D2P) Show held at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The D2P Show was originally started in the mid ‘70s by Ben Edwards to show USA’s capabilities in manufacturing innovation and technology. 39 years later, it still is the hub for… Read more »

SoloPoint Team Profile: Meet Molly

SoloPoint Solutions prides itself as a leading provider of engineering talent. Our team works tirelessly in pairing the right engineers for the right position and company. Among this group of talented individuals is Molly Noori. Molly has been with SoloPoint since 2011 and works a dual role of business development and engineering recruiting. She is… Read more »

What’s Your Worth? California’s Mechanical Engineering Salary Information

If you want to be a leading candidate as a mechanical engineer, the first step is to make sure that you are educated on your actual value. All too often engineers end up selling themselves short, and when they have no advocate to help them, this can mean getting stuck with a low-pay scale and… Read more »

What Would You Print? Amazon’s Custom 3D Printing Lab

It wasn’t so long ago that if you wanted to try out 3D printing, you’d need to spend several thousand dollars on a printer and material. In fact, some companies still can’t afford to purchase a 3D printer for their prototypes. All of that is set to change, thanks to Amazon. The company recently announced… Read more »