6 technologies that will land you an engineering contract gig in 2016

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  Silicon Valley engineering teams are gearing up for 2016! We’ve come up with a list of skills and technologies engineering managers will be looking for in the coming year. Not all of these skills are new technologies like Swift or Coffeescript. Some are long tried-and-true like Python Test Automation and ASIC Verification. They all… Read more »

Do you need an engineering consultant? 4 ways to find out

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Do you need an engineering consultant? Use our checklist to find out! One of the largest growing trends in Silicon Valley staffing is the usage of software and hardware talent on a contract basis. Contract engineering jobs are becoming more and more popular, largely based upon the benefits it brings to both the engineer and… Read more »

Should you become an engineering consultant? Take the quiz to find out!

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If you’ve been job searching in the Silicon Valley, you’ve likely seen an influx of contract engineering roles open at technology companies. Perhaps you’ve toyed with the idea of becoming a contract engineer before. Now, you’re probably wondering if engineering consulting is right for you. Becoming an engineering consultant is not for everybody. While becoming… Read more »

Crazy Cool Perks at Tech Companies in the Silicon Valley

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Companies in the Silicon Valley aren’t just in a race to build the best and brightest inventions… they’re also fighting for the best employees. As the competition heats up, we’re seeing more and more awesome employee perks. Why are company perks so important? Well, for one, they keep employees happy. The Silicon Valley has a… Read more »

The 5 Top Tips to Finding the Silicon Valley’s Best Contract Engineers

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While the Silicon Valley technology industry is competitive with products and innovations, it is just as competitive in finding the best contract engineers. The Silicon Valley is booming with contract engineers that can take your company to the next level. Technology companies looking to grow their team or launch a new product flock to the… Read more »

Don’t forget these simple tips in your next consultant interview

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Chances are, as a consultant, you’ve done your fair share of interviews. Interviews can easily be the most nerve-wracking part of the job search process, even for a seasoned consultant. We’ve all heard the horror stories… accidentally insulting the interviewer, spilling your coffee on the table, or forgetting to turn off your ringtone… the embarrassing… Read more »

Get in and Buckle up! 4 Exciting Silicon Valley Tech Innovations to Watch

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For the last 30+ years, Silicon Valley has had awesome innovations popping up left and right, with no signs of slowing down. Here are 4 exciting technical innovations looking to change the way we live. Techies from across the world turn their focus to the startups and large companies in the Silicon Valley for inspiration…. Read more »

How to Create a Killer Engineering Resume

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Your resume is your chance to make a first impression on a hiring manager. It’s your opportunity to distinguish yourself from the hundreds of applications that a manager might get daily. There are plenty of Software Developers and Hardware Engineers in the Silicon Valley, so it is of the utmost importance that your resume does… Read more »

How to Find the Right Consulting Firm for Your Job Search

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  Searching for jobs can be exhausting. It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the amount of job postings, resume submissions, calendar invites, and follow up emails. Partnering with a specialized consulting firm can help take the pressure off. That’s why it is important to find the right consulting firm for your job search. Consulting firms… Read more »

Benefits of Becoming a Consultant

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Would you rather take a one-year contract or a full-time, long-term position? For many people in the Silicon Valley, especially those in the technology industry, the answer is “a one-year contract”. But why on earth would anyone choose a short-term role over a full-time one? The answer is simple: Exposure. Exposure to the latest technology,… Read more »