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Career Smart January 10, 2020

How my study abroad experience has helped me in the workforce

When I found out about the opportunity to join around 40 other students on a trip across Europe to study architecture from the other side of the world, I figured I would give it a shot.

By John White
Career Smart December 11, 2019

Three pieces of advice for taking a leadership role in your professional association

Here are the three most important steps to take to position yourself for a leadership role in your association of choice.

By John Boulé
Career Smart December 4, 2019

How can I manage change successfully within my organization?

Are there qualities that a leader needs to have to successfully manage change?

By Lisa Roger
Career Smart October 4, 2019

Improving your client’s experience

We know that a strong client experience is what keeps clients happy. But what we’ve wrestled with is learning what the best client experience looks like, because often it can look different for each client.

By Lacey Martin, Devin Keeler, Elizabeth Scarce
Career Smart September 19, 2019

Communicating with fellow engineers

What’s the best way to connect? Like many other responses to questions about engineering, the answer is “it depends”

By Amara Rozgus
Career Smart September 10, 2019

Why Talent Strategy Should Influence Organizational Strategy and Master Planning Efforts

As organizations refine their long-term strategies, the emphasis on integrating talent, technology, and real estate perspectives into master planning efforts becomes critical.

By Swapna Sathyan, MBA
Career Smart August 28, 2019

So, now what do I do with my degree?

Young professionals are overwhelmed with the amount of knowledge, skills and experience they are expected to have as soon as their degree is conferred upon them

By Minh Q. Vu, EIT, Twin Rivers Engineering Consultants, Des Moines, Iowa
Career Smart June 27, 2019

International project management with Dave George, Architecture and Engineering Program Management Expert

It’s critical that you incorporate the host nation’s requirements and that your designs are constructible in that country.

By Dave George, Architecture and Engineering Program Management Expert
Career Smart June 21, 2019

Owner Perspective: Project Success Hinges on Partnership at All Levels

With innovations in technology, there is not a single person on a new project that understands 100% of all the building systems and how they work together.

By James Pease
Career Smart June 13, 2019

Demystifying the Translational Workplace: Six Strategies for Open Innovation and Knowledge Transfer

The 21st century has seen remarkable healthcare breakthroughs. These advances are largely driven by the speed at which organizations can translate scientific discoveries to applications that benefit patients and communities.

By Abigail Clary and Chris Lambert