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There’s a misconception about the underlying reason behind the lack of representation of women and minorities in STEM-related jobs: women and minorities are not choosing to pursue degrees in these fields and therefore not available for hire. It’s easier for recruiters or hiring managers to shrug off the importance of bringing in diverse candidates when they can blame the universities and the lack of graduates coming down the pipeline. But this way of thinking contributes to passive bias and lack of action to find more diverse candidates for STEM positions.
It’s been 50 years since Intel’s co-founder Gordon Moore gave us his prediction that would become a rule for chipmakers: the number of transistors per square inch on an integrated circuit doubles every two years. In recent years, Moore’s Law seemed to be shaking hands with the Grim Reaper in the world of semiconductors. Many questioned what would happen to the industry when Moore’s Law reached its end.
Yet, not only has the industry been able to sustain through the final years of the law, but also flourish seeing record setting growth for the global market. So what can we expect from the semiconductor industry in 2018? Let’s weigh in on what experts are saying about the semiconductor industry this year.
While it’s hard to believe 2017 is already coming to an end, the year has not been short on buzz and activity in the semiconductor industry. Each year, we develop our Semiconductor blog to cover the latest semiconductor news and technology trends, and keep you apprised of what’s going on in the world of semiconductor and engineering talent. We want this blog to be a place full of educational resources to keep your engineering team running strong and prepared for wherever the industry is headed. Take a look back on our most popular content from 2017, and be sure you never miss an update from the Semiconductor blog.