3 Common Challenges of Contingent Workforces: How MSPs Can Help

Posted on November 21, 2017 by Jack Trompert

The trend is clear: blended workforces (teams made up of full-time and contingent workers) are growing in popularity. In fact, it’s estimated that 40% of today’s workers are contingent. Many point to the 2008 recession as the genesis of the growing “gig economy,” as widespread layoffs pushed a wave of freelancers into the workforce. Over the years, the trend has continued thanks to advancements in telecommuting technology, the Affordable Care Act and an increasing number of flexibility-demanding millennials.

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AI and its Effect on the Semiconductor Industry

Posted on November 9, 2017 by Jack Trompert

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3 Tools Every Design Engineer Should Know

Posted on October 27, 2017 by Jack Trompert

To bridge that gap between concept and reality and stand out in their field, engineers today need a potent combination of creativity and technical knowledge. These two skillsets are particularly important in the career of a design engineer as they must take projects from idea to completion and have a complete understanding of the design software that can get them there.

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4 Ways a MSP Can Improve Your Semiconductor Business

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Jack Trompert

As more companies in the U.S. recognize the benefits a contingent workforce provides, we see the popularity of this type of workforce rise. In fact, contingent workforces have become such a popular choice among employers, it’s estimated that 40% of the U.S. workforce is currently made up of contingent workers.

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How Drones and Self-Driving Cars are Changing the Semiconductor Industry

Posted on October 6, 2017 by Jack Trompert

After years of smartphone and PC domination, many are pointing to Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles (UAVs) as tech’s next big thing. The demand for this cutting edge technology is increasing, and UAV tech is pushing the industry forward by requiring more from semiconductors than ever before.

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Q3 2017 in the Semiconductor Industry: What You Need to Know

Posted on September 18, 2017 by Jack Trompert

As Q3 winds down, we wanted to make sure you’re fully caught up with recent sales numbers, technological advancements and economic developments within the semiconductor industry so you can be informed and prepared for what’s ahead. We’ve kept a close eye on some of the most recent happenings in the field and we’ve put together a few quick summaries of the most important stories.

Let’s jump into it!

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Today's Average Lead Time to Hire an Engineer

Posted on August 30, 2017 by Jack Trompert

Everyday, it seems we see another report of time-to-fill at an all-time high. How can this be? More technology should help speed up the hiring process, shouldn’t it? But elements in the process like increased screening methods create more hoops for candidates to jump through. This leaves them to take other jobs while your desks remain empty for yet another day.

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CSR, Millennials and Their Effect on the Technology Industry

Posted on July 28, 2017 by Jack Trompert

In the last decade, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has taken an increasingly important role in staffing, advertising and partnership efforts across all industries. As the number of Millennial employees, consumers and decision-makers grows, tech companies are changing the way they hire, communicate and work with this new wave of professionals. For business owners to thrive in the coming years, it’s important to develop an understanding of this generation’s habits and thought processes in order to adapt to the industry’s changing landscape.

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Trends and Developments in the Semiconductor Industry

Posted on July 20, 2017 by Jack Trompert

The semiconductor industry continues to change at a rapid rate. Leadership in the field is shifting, industry growth continues to speed up and technology is moving forward at an incredible pace. We want to help you stay informed so you can do your job effectively as possible and be prepared for what’s ahead. To do that, we’ve pulled together a few recent industry developments that you should be aware of.

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3 Tools Every Mechanical Engineer Should Know

Posted on June 29, 2017 by Jack Trompert

We recently posted an article covering the four tools that every engineer should know, and it didn’t take long for it to become one of our most popular posts. Because our readers found the content so useful, we’ve decided to build off the tools listed in our last article with a series of industry-specific posts geared toward engineers in different fields.

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