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 Follow Up During the Application Process (without being too pushy)

You’ve just gone through the application and interview process and thought it went pretty well. Now, the least favorite part of anyone’s job search: waiting to hear if you’ve gotten the position. While most employers move pretty quickly, you will run into a few that move more like molasses. So, how can you follow-up without being… Read more »

How to Evaluate a Recruiting Firm: 4 Steps

Thinking of hiring a recruiting firm? Before you make your selection, there are a couple of steps you’ll need to make to ensure that the new relationship is a good one. These steps will help clear up any potential misunderstandings and give you a better idea of what to expect from your arrangements with the… Read more »

New Carbon Nanotube Circuits Provide Wealth of Opportunities

For years, when it comes to making circuits and chips, engineers have relied on silicon. While this material is ideal for this type of technology, it is an expensive material and one that is difficult to produce. This not only impacts the bottom lines of companies looking to manufacture technological products, it also impacts the… Read more »

Why You Should Take a Recruiting Agency’s Call

We’ve all faced a time when a recruiter has called us and not wanting to get involved, we either ignore their calls or we simply don’t take the time to talk with them for a few minutes. This could be the biggest mistake you’ll ever make in your career. It doesn’t matter if you’re currently… Read more »