Category: Engineering

Engineering Events in Metro Detroit (September 2015)

Metro Detroit engineers are among the best innovators in the nation. In fact, Southeast Michigan ranks 1st in the number of technology engineering degrees earned. That being said, we’re striving to keep engineers in the loop by announcing the top engineering events in Metro Detroit at the beginning of every month. From networking meetups & seminars to…

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6 Career Fairs Brightwing is Attending This Fall

One of our favorite times of the year is upon us – it’s career fair season! This year, Brightwing plans to attend 6 IT and/or Engineering career fairs.   Cutting-edge, exclusive opportunities you can expect to see at the fairs include Software Development, Project Management, Big Data Analysis, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, and more! To see a complete list of our…

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The Best States to Live in Financially

Ranking the best states to live in can often lead to drawn out, subjective conclusions. It’s been done before in many different ways, and everyone likes to see their state on top. But when it comes to the best states to live in financially, MoneyRates delivered with some of the best cut-and-dry data.   5 financial factors were evaluated to rank the…

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MCity Advances Michigan into Role as Epicenter for Next-Gen Vehicle Research and Development

Michigan’s commitment to becoming the global leader in next-generation mobility research and development received a big boost this week with the opening of the University of Michigan’s MCity test track in Ann Arbor. The track’s 32 acres include urban and suburban simulations for connected and autonomous vehicles, complete with streets, intersections, traffic lights, sidewalks and…

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7 Social Media Platforms for Engineering Professionals

Who says engineers aren’t on social media? Although some engineering professionals stray away from the “kings of social media” (Twitter, Facebook, etc.), there are other popular engineering outlets that often get overlooked. We’ve compiled the top 7 social media outlets for engineers.   LabRoots is a social network service that aims to improve the scientific collaboration of engineers, tech innovators, and…

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Are You Setting Up New Engineering Hires for Failure?

In engineering professions industry wide, a well managed onboarding program can have a measurable impact on employee retention, productivity, employment brand, product/service quality and future hiring success. For these new and highly sought after engineers, a well designed onboarding program addresses the specific information that will help them understand the company and how they fit…

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