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 »

Developing Your Soft Skills: Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Them

The name “soft skills” often leads professionals in engineering to ignore these essential capabilities in favor of developing their technical expertise. While technical skill is vital for engineers, “soft skills”—better known as “transferable skills”—are the abilities that allow you to showcase that technical skill in a way that moves you along your career path. Here’s… Read more »

First Time Working with an Engineering Recruiter? Here’s What You Can Expect

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while, and haven’t had much luck, you may want to consider working with an engineering recruiter. If you haven’t worked with one in the past, you may have a few questions about what to expect and how this relationship will work. One of the main reasons… 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 »

9 Questions to Expect in Your Next Mechanical Engineering Job Interview

Any job interview can be pretty stressful, but if you’re in engineering, you already know that your interview is a whole other ball game. You’re going to be asked specific questions that will test your knowledge as an engineer and prove to future employers you’re worth your salary. Unlike other job candidates who can get… Read more »

Materials Technology Advancement Creates Opportunities for Engineers, Automotive Industry

As automakers are under increasing pressure to manufacturer vehicles that are more efficient, one of the first things to go is excess weight. If a vehicle weighs less, essentially, it will be more efficient and make consumers happy. There haven’t been too many ways to substantially get rid of excess weight, but thanks to the… 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 »

The Age of Robotic Walking… Papers?

When you think of a robot – what is the first thing that jumps into your mind? Most people would respond metal, high technology and numerous moving parts. Few would ever associate robotics with paper. And yet, this medium which has held the written word for centuries now has the potential to do much more…. Read more »

Low-Cost Flexible Nanosensor Technology Developed – What it Means for Engineers

Over the past two years, wearable technology has gone from the stuff of science fiction to reality. Between fitness trackers that can report on everything from the quality of your sleep to your heart rate, to smart watches that can mimic a phone, we’ve come a long way. Engineers have worked non-stop to make their… Read more »

3D Printing Revolutionized Through New Technology

For the past 25 to 30 years, 3D printing has been using technology that builds an object one layer at a time. While it is still an incredible process to observe, it is quite time consuming. To date, there have been few advances in this method. However, thanks to some research from Joseph M. DeSimone,… Read more »