6 Tips to Advance Your Engineering Career in California

Ready to take the next step in your engineering career?  If so, you’re not alone – and California is one of the best places in the nation to take that step.  Here are six ways to advance your engineering career. Set SMARTer goals. Every goal needs to be SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-Based…. Read more »

5 Ways to Get More out of Working With SoloPoint Solutions

You might be considering partnering with SoloPoint because of our industry expertise or because you have been referred by a colleague, but do you really know everything we have to offer? It goes way beyond the industry connections, knowledge and experience we have. Here are just a few of the advantages you gain access to… 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 »

Using LinkedIn to Stay Connected and Advance Your Career

No matter what stage of your career you’re currently in, using LinkedIn has numerous advantages. Many make the mistake of thinking it’s only for job seekers, but in reality, there is so much more that you can do with this platform. Resources on LinkedIn You’ll find several groups geared toward engineers on LinkedIn. Here are… Read more »

Multiple Offers? How to Decide Which is the Best Fit For You

For any candidate, receiving multiple job offers is a dream. However, when it comes time to choose the right one, it can be more of a nightmare. How can you be sure that the one you pick is the perfect fit for you? If you want to avoid job seeker’s remorse, it’s important to use… Read more »

Engineering Recruiting Partner- How to Leverage Your Relationship With Them

Whether you are looking for a job in the engineering field, or trying to find the best candidate for an open position, by far, working with a recruiter is the best way to accomplish your goals. Instead of struggling to do it on your own, a recruiter will not only support you through the entire… Read more »

Engineers Work to Develop Electronic Switch Only Three Atoms Thick

Do you remember when the worst thing that could happen to your electronics was to have them bend? Just ask an iPhone user who upgraded to the iPhone 6, only to have it bend in their pocket. It wasn’t a good thing. But that may be changing. In fact, we could soon be facing a… Read more »

When a Top Engineer Interviews Poorly – Are They Still a Viable Candidate?

We’ve all been in the situation where we have a candidate who appears absolutely stellar on paper – only to bomb during the actual interview. Instead of getting disheartened and moving on to the next candidate, you may want to consider whether or not you have a diamond in the rough. Not all engineering candidates… 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 »

Could Exoskeleton Technology Offer New Mobility, Treatment Options for the Elderly?

The baby boomer generation was like none other before it or after it, but there are also a few complications that this enormous generation is going to have to face over the next few years. The baby boomers are aging and this means that there is an enormous demand for nursing and skilled care facilities… Read more »