Number of BMET Graduating in 2010 vs. Job Projections

The good news is that job openings projected by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) outstrip supply.  The BLS projects approximately 2300 replacements required per year for 2008 through 2018.  The National Center for Educa31tion Statistics (NCES) results and BLS forecast appears to support anecdotal and published claims of a continuing shortage of qualified BMET's. I … Continue reading Number of BMET Graduating in 2010 vs. Job Projections

Number of BMET Graduating in 2009 vs. Job Projections

The good news is that job openings projected by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) outstrip supply.  The BLS projects approximately 2300 replacements required per year for 2008 through 2018.  The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) results and BLS forecast appears to support anecdotal and published claims of a continuing shortage of qualified BMET's. I … Continue reading Number of BMET Graduating in 2009 vs. Job Projections

MDIF#12: Anecdotal Feedback From Medical Device and Manufacturing Show

The Medical Device and Manufacturing show was last week in this part of the country. As I was walking out of the parking garage I met a representative of a contract manufacturing firm and struck up a conversation. As we talked the subject came up that his group designed everything in the U.S. and manufactured … Continue reading MDIF#12: Anecdotal Feedback From Medical Device and Manufacturing Show

Business and Career:Will Your Corporation Last More Than 40 Years?

Engineers typically work at the heart of the new product development process but rarely get more than a smattering of education about the business of business during their academic career.  Even though they start with a significant hole in their education 22 percent of the S&P 500 CEO's have an engineering degree.  This result is … Continue reading Business and Career:Will Your Corporation Last More Than 40 Years?

Starting BMET Salary From 2009 Salary Survey

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