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Remember why you became an engineer. You had a passion for mathematics, science, technology, or mechanics. Something about the field sparked a desire for you to succeed through rigorous schooling and to move through all of your work experiences to get where you are. Once upon a time, you decided to embark on a journey…

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The Holiday season can feel like the worst time to get things done. However, for December graduates and job swappers, ‘Tis the Season for job seeking. We’ve gathered the top tips for moving onto a new job despite the tumult of the holidays. Follow this advice and you could be decking the halls of a…

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Temporary employees are an asset to any industry and engineering is no different. Engineers, project managers, and other personnel can be hired on a temporary basis to fill an absence or add manpower to your big project. However, doesn’t it always seem that when you need a temp or two, you don’t have the time…

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The job search can be a gauntlet of Dos and Don’ts, self-promotion, and right and wrong ways to network. The struggle is amplified when your ideal job is downstate or across the country. It isn’t as easy to pull strings, get recommended, or walk into a plant and make connections when you’re hundreds or thousands…

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Does your company have a learning culture? You can prevent stagnation, boost your employees’ workflow, and better suit your clientele with a healthy culture of learning. Your learning culture can be built upon at any time but it is important to first determine what yours looks like and where it could be improved. Ask yourself…

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Millennials – those born from 1981-1996 – get a bad rap as being tech-dependent oversharers who are lazy, entitled, or unfocused. With so many mythical buzzwords surrounding the millennial generation – in and out of the workforce – is it any wonder that many employers began shying away from hiring them? Lately, however, there has…

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According to a recent poll conducted by FastCompany.com, more than forty percent of employers questioned confirmed that they lost $25,000 by hiring a bad egg. A quarter of all employers surveyed said they lost $50,000 on the wrong hire. These are major amounts of money to lose especially with nothing to show for it. Why…

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You know it’s there and so do they. You’re dreading the moment the elephant in the room is addressed. You have a gap in your employment history which spans months, maybe even a year or more. You’re sure the interviewer will ask, and if they don’t, it will be worse. You want the chance to…

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Whether you’ve just finished your undergraduate degree in quality engineering or you’re a seasoned quality engineer seeking your next move, you are probably scouring boards and throwing your resume around wherever you can. You determine whether you’ve got the experience, education, or certification required for the position. However, don’t forget that you should also be…

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You’re hiring a new engineer. The role is major and the requirements are stiff. You know you need a certain level of education, a certain amount of experience, and a certain … something else. You’re seeking well-rounded candidates and have found that trekking through resumes isn’t bringing you any closer to really knowing your applicants….