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Lack of Installers Slows Solar Expansion

Burgeoning growth in demand for solar panel installers is creating a significant labor shortage in the industry. The labor shortage in turn limits expansion, increases recruitment and training costs, and can lead to more botched or substandard installations.

Publish date: 06/15/2017

Is a Managerial Path Good for Women in Engineering?

A recent article examines a paradox: promoting women in engineering organizations can produce more gender disparity, rather than alleviating the situation.

Publish date: 06/15/2017

Employees Are Not Taking Advantage of Critical Benefit

According to a recent study, many employees are forgoing vacations for fear of losing out on a promotion because of time away.

Publish date: 06/15/2017

The Interview: Part Two

From the typical to the strange: Helpful interviewing tips part two.

Publish date: 06/09/2017

The Toughest Jobs to Fill in 2017

Some industries are experiencing a labor shortage. Read the report on the positions that are proving difficult to fill.

Publish date: 06/08/2017

The Interview: Part One

From the typical to the strange: All the things you need to know to prepare for that job interview. Part One

Publish date: 06/02/2017

Pulse of Engineering: Where Are the New Engineers?

Information gleaned from latest Pulse of Engineering research from IEEE GlobalSpec Engineering360 shows that competition is tough; demand for qualified engineers exceeds supply; tension between good design and saving money is frustrating; and timeframes for product roll-out are shrinking.

Publish date: 05/17/2017

Software Hiring! Hardware Firing!

A sampling of 2017’s hiring and firing announcements show that the year, so far, is a generally good one for software engineers, not so good for their hardware counterparts. And while headline news is incomplete and anecdotal at best, more comprehensive statistics suggest that it represents a trend: software up, hardware down.

Publish date: 05/17/2017

Looking for a Job? Double-Check Your Social Media Accounts First

Looking for a new job? Make sure that your social media platforms are in order.

Publish date: 04/18/2017

Developers, Skill Upgrade Programs, Boost Asia Pacific Tech Jobs Outlook

There are still plenty of tech jobs in the Asia Pacific region (EEs, software engineers, computer engineers and scientists, IT specialists), but it’s almost a buyer’s market for software developers as companies struggle to keep pace with growing opportunities in mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), and cybersecurity.

Publish date: 02/22/2017