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Is Your Social Presence Helping or Hurting Your Chances of Getting Hired?

As a professional engineer, you probably know it’s best to keep your personal social media profiles private. However, there are ways employers can scan the internet for images, comments and other areas of your social footprint to get a feel for who you are as a person. If you’re looking for a new job, it’s… Read more »

Six Tips for Creating an Effective Online Brand

You’ve probably spent a long time polishing your resume to illustrate your experience as a professional engineer. Your resume is important, but it is not enough to attract attention and make a strong case to hiring managers. In today’s digital-driven world, you’ve got to have a strong online presence. Hiring managers will Google you before… Read more »

3 Things Recruiters Want Job Seekers to Know

Engineering job seekers can often be unsure about how to work well with a recruiter, and there are many misconceptions floating around, especially online. A recruiter can be a strategic partner in your job search, so it’s important to know the facts. Here are three important things recruiters want job seekers to know. Recruiters Want… Read more »

The Future of Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace engineering is an exciting field. Engineers are tasked with designing aircraft, spacecraft, satellites and missiles, and they oversee testing to ensure their prototypes function properly. They work for both government and private entities, and earn an average of $107,830 nationally, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. So, where is the future… Read more »

Want to Stand Out? Showcase Your Strategic Problem-Solving Skills

There are many qualities employers seek in engineering candidates, but strategic problem-solving skills are always high on hiring managers’ lists of priorities. Engineers must think and act quickly to overcome challenges and obstacles on a project, so it is important to be able to showcase your problem-solving skills on your resume and during interviews to… Read more »

Career Advice for Engineering Contractors

Many professional engineers are trading their full-time jobs in favor of the flexibility of contract work. Contracting provides freedom and work-life balance that isn’t always achievable in a permanent position. If you are new to contracting, or if you’re considering making the switch, consider this advice for a successful career. Know What You Have to… Read more »

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