Career Smart

Career Smart June 29, 2011

Opening doors for staff success

Proficient managers create access to opportunities for their employees to thrive.

By Amy Smith, PhD, Concordia University, River Forest, Ill.
Career Smart May 3, 2011

Are your career and company compatible?

Your career trajectory is closely related to your company’s management and direction.

By Jane Sidebottom, AMK LLC, Louisville, Ky.
Career Smart April 5, 2011

Successful engineering in the 21st century

It was once both necessary and sufficient to be technically competent; now it is only necessary.

By John F. Hennessy III, PE, Turnstone Energy Solutions, New York City
Career Smart March 11, 2011

Leaders doing the right things

By being deliberate and focusing on doing the right things, you’ll be spending your time correctly

By John Suzukida, PE, Minneapolis
Career Smart January 31, 2011

The makings of a mentor

Several qualities are essential to being a high-quality mentor. Mentees should seek out these abilities when finding a mentor to boost career growth.

By Amy Smith, PhD, Concordia University, River Forest, Ill.
Career Smart November 17, 2010

Communicating so others hear

Communication skills are critical to your career and will help you see things from the other person’s point of view.

By John Suzukida, PE, Minneapolis
Career Smart October 2, 2010

Clear communication equals cash

If you communicate clearly and accurately, you create sales opportunities, increase your hit rate and productivity, and lower your costs.

By Pete Geissler, Pittsburgh