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Eng EP Tips Young Eng_504x504
By Joe Lampinen If you are a recent graduate engineer, congratulations! Engineering can be an exciting and rewarding career. It is truly one of the “great professions” that industry and society rely upon for technological advances that can make our world a better place.Many graduate engineers find that employers are eager to speak with them about employment opportunities and receive offers eve ... Read More
Eng What Hiring Mgrs Are Looking For_180x180_16-0670B
60% of engineering hiring managers struggle to find people with the right combination of skills for the job. An ideal candidate scores high marks across three different categories.    ... Read More
No Experience Engineering
If you’re an entry-level engineering professional, new graduate, or even starting over with a new career in engineering, you might be concerned about landing a job with little or no prior work experience. Worry not! You’re right where you need to be. The good news is that you’re also in high demand.  We surveyed engineering hiring managers in the U.S. and Canada to discover top ways professionals ... Read More
New Engineering Job
Regardless of whether you’re an entry-level worker or a seasoned engineering professional, it’s important to stand out in the first three months of a new job. The reason for this is straightforward: both your supervisor and your co-workers want you to add value to the team, so they’ll be watching you to see how well you’re performing.We surveyed engineering hiring managers in the U.S. and Canada t ... Read More
Eng EP Build Personal Brand_504x504
By Joe Lampinen  Advanced manufacturing technology is proliferating at a record pace and manufacturing engineers and technologists are the beneficiaries of a wide range of novel materials and fabrication methods that were non-existent only a few years ago.  At the International Manufacturing Technology Show (ITMS), held recently at McCormick Place in Chicago, a discussion was held concerning the c ... Read More
Eng TipsNewEng_EP_180x180
By Joe Lampinen     For graduate engineers who are just entering the profession, establishing solid work practices early on will help put you on the path to long term career success through the years ahead. Your academic work in engineering school led to earning your degree, but working as a practicing engineer requires you to develop additional skills as well as sound work habits. Read this month ... Read More
Eng Value Continual Education_EP_180x180
By Joe Lampinen The article I’ve chosen to share this month offers insights into the value of continuing your engineering education at any stage of your career. Graduate engineers starting their careers should plan on becoming lifelong learners. While P.E. licensure and certain specialty certifications may demand engineers participate in regular continuing education for periodic renewal of credent ... Read More
Eng Freelancers Beware_EP_180x180
By Joe Lampinen     About a third of all workers in the USA, including large numbers of engineers, work on a contingent or free agent basis. This category of work includes independent contractors, temporary workers and freelance or “gig” workers. The number of contingent workers is forecast to increase in the coming years as workers enjoy the flexibility, freedom and other work-life aspects of the ... Read More
Eng How Employable Are You_180x180_160142
Gone are the days of hunkering down at work to weather the economic storm, a time when most workers were merely thankful to be employed. Today, the perception prevails that career opportunities are on the rise– especially for engineers.Kelly® surveyed engineering professionals to gauge their views on the job market. Engineering professionals were asked if they believe that they are in high demand, ... Read More
Eng Growing Tech Talent EP_180x180
By Dan Trupp     It’s a good time to be an engineer. Today there’s more demand than available supply. From a business and even an overall economy standpoint, more needs to be done to draw our youth to STEM to address the ever widening talent gap. This article does a good job of highlighting the ‘how to’ and more importantly the ‘why’. While companies and government work to build partnerships and p ... Read More
Eng Get Hired_180x180
Engineering hiring managers reveal top insights on how they evaluate and distinguish candidates for hire and ways engineering professionals can gain an edge in the hiring process to get noticed and ultimately, hired.     ... Read More
Resume vs social media for engineering
Engineering professionals enjoy a good job outlook, with many companies competing for top talent. But when you’re in the market for a new job, it’s still important to know the best way to package your skills and accomplishments. Keep the following tips in mind: Your résumé is your most important calling card. In the age of online profiles, the résumé is still king. According to the engin ... Read More
Enginerring Editors Pick Overcoming Team Dysfunction
By Dan Trupp Attracting more women to STEM should matter to all of us. Women with STEM skills have a unique selling proposition to employers: not only do they have the skills to do the job, they offer a unique perspective and way of working that employers and innovative teams want and need—they’re an essential part of improving innovation, flexibility and agility in the workplace. This month’ ... Read More
Get Noticed. Hire Me
Searching for an engineering job? Go where the hiring managers look!  Even though engineers enjoy a good job outlook, finding the right job can take a lot of time and energy. Consider the following statistics: 66 percent of engineering employees surveyed say they most frequently search for work through online job boards, especially job boards like Careerbuilder and Monster. However, only 14 percen ... Read More
Eng Determine Culture Fit_504x504_150576a
When you’re interviewing for a new engineering position, it’s crucial to examine all aspects of the job in order to evaluate whether it’s really right for you. Though job description and compensation are obviously important, there are two other key factors to consider: company culture and work environment. Remember: if you’re comfortable with the prevailing attitudes, beliefs, and practices i ... Read More
Eng EP Build Personal Brand_504x504
 By Dan Trupp  The industry article I picked to share with engineering professionals this month is written by a product engineer and it offers some great insight on the importance of personal branding. Essentially, your brand is your reputation – and today, that reputation is built increasingly online. Even if you’re not actively searching for a new job, developing your personal brand is essential ... Read More
Eng Top Metro Areas_504x504_150416
Engineering occupations are expected to grow by 11 percent in the next decade. It’s predicted that the field will add upwards of 240,000 new jobs across the country. In addition, thousands of Baby Boomers will retire from the workforce in the coming years. This will further increase the demand for qualified engineers. The following states and metropolitan areas will see a concentrated amount ... Read More
Editors Pick Embracing Change Leadership of Yourself
By Dan Trupp The article chosen for review this month is focused on career management by way of personal growth. This article (link supplied below) offers a great definition of change leadership, particularly as it applies to managing your engineering career and personal life. The author’s perspective on change can help professionals take a look at their own situation while also providing actio ... Read More
Editors Pick 5 Actions to Bring Balance to Your Engineering Career
By Dan Trupp  The article I picked to review this month is written by an experienced engineer. It offers insight on how to bring more balance not only to your career, but to all aspects of one’s life as well. This is important since most of us know a good work-life balance is important, but many of us struggle to achieve it. The article offers an interesting take on shifting your mindset from ... Read More
Top Engineering Fields For Job Growth
There are an estimated 1.9 million engineers currently working in the United States.Engineers solve industrial problems, develop innovative new technologies, and create the infrastructure that makes our standard of living possible. Their work bridges technological innovation and commercial, practical applications that cater to the needs of organizations and consumers. Due to the speed of scie ... Read More
Enginerring Editors Pick Overcoming Team Dysfunction
 By Dan Trupp  Great article out from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) regarding team dysfunction. With engineering’s significant level of project work, cross-collaboration, and ‘matrixed’ environments, hiding in your cubicle or ignoring others is not a valid option. The effort it takes to improve relationships at work is a sound investment. Often times we swat at ... Read More
Engineering Editor's Pick Improving Sustainability in Automation
By Dan Trupp     It’s predicted that anywhere between 15 and 60 million green jobs are on the horizon in the coming years. While sustainability continues to grow in importance in the manufacturing sector, it is often overlooked within automation and control systems. When considering capacity utilization, number of components, and motion controls, this article (link provided below) speaks to th ... Read More
Eng Bonuses Rewards PR Mag_504x504_150356
Do signing bonuses and referral rewards live up to the hype? Some recent media coverage may make it seem like employers are throwing money at engineers to fill their open positions, but the reality of signing bonuses and referral rewards is far less spectacular. There’s no silver bullet for employer or employee. While attracting new graduates is one of the more common uses of signing bonuses, the ... Read More
Eng 2015 Industry Trends_504x504_150287
What trends can engineers expect to see through 2016? While details may vary between specific industry verticals, a number of key issues will remain important, and possibly increase in significance throughout most industry segments. EfficiencyThe trends we see in engineering have a common thread: efficiency improvement and waste reduction. Automation, quality, sustainability, rapid technologies, a ... Read More
Future Green Jobs_504x504
The number of global green jobs is difficult to estimate, but easily numbers in the tens of millions. As the world continues to embrace green products and policies, it’s estimated that 15-60 million green jobs may be on the horizon. Green careers can be found throughout general industries, however, most green jobs are in manufacturing and public services. Employers in these sectors are looking for ... Read More
Eng Making Your Move_504x504
Whether you’re in your first job out of college or a mid-career engineering professional looking to make a change, when it’s time to make a career move, there are many things to consider besides landing a new position. This eBook is structured to guide you smoothly and effectively through the process of transitioning to a new job by making informed decisions and taking appropriate actions. ... Read More
Eng Interest From Inspiration_250x250_Z1381F
The evidence is clear that the engineering profession is a great one if a person desires job stability and the chance to truly change the world. Career opportunities are expected to grow in the coming decades across virtually all engineering disciplines. The opportunity to take on new career challenges will be astounding compared with other fields.The earning ability of engineers is also strong. M ... Read More
Eng Weighing Career Options_250x250
Engineers are in high demand across the globe. And thanks to today’s rapid innovation in many industries, that demand is set to grow even more, especially for those in the civil, petroleum, biomed, environmental, and nuclear disciplines.In the U.S. alone, nearly 46,000 civil engineer jobs will be added before 2023—a trend that’s likely to be similar in Europe, Asia, and other parts of the world. A ... Read More
Take Advantage of Employee Engagement Opportunities Image
The need for engineering talent to continue training and education is stronger than ever, yet companies have scaled back their investments in employee career development during the economic downturn. One way in which that scale back lingers is the hesitation to invest in the training and career development of talent. The misperception also persists that, if employees receive training from their cu ... Read More
Eng_See The World_video_250x250
Do you see the world as a puzzle to solve? A machine to tinker with? A platform for complex ideas and innovation? If so, you’re probably an engineer—or studying to become one. The demand for engineers will be up 11 percent in the next decade, yet qualified engineers are in short supply. Companies will be lining up to hire new engineers with specialized skill sets. Soft skills will be in demand too ... Read More
Engineering Employment Outlook_250x250
The demand for qualified engineers is going up a full 11 percent by 2023, yet qualified engineers may soon be a challenge to source for many organizations. College enrollment is not keeping up with even the current demand, and the impending retirement of baby boomer engineers will only contribute to the void.Learn more about the engineering employment outlook and where the demand for talent will b ... Read More
Eng Promising Futures_250x250
In the race to become more efficient, to increase innovation and create new and better products, engineers are vital. We need engineers to create solutions to complex, global challenges; to show organizations the way forward, to make ideas reality — and we need them in greater numbers than ever before. In fact, the world doesn’t just need more engineering graduates, it needs more engineering spiri ... Read More

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