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Business may include the opportunity to travel. Joyce and Bruce Slade: Bruce says, “I always try to take my sweetie to industry conferences.” Courtesy: Bruce Slade
Career Smart July 31, 2019

Choosing and managing an engineering career: 7 things to know

A well-managed engineering career means a lifetime career outside the rut. Apply these seven tips to manage a successful engineering career.

By Bruce Slade
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
Career Smart May 23, 2019

How to retain and recall what you read

Follow these three steps to remember what you’ve read or learned.

By Syed Peeran, Ph.D., PE, Boston
Career Smart April 25, 2019

Using lean methods to find process improvements

Be involved in improving the work environment around you.

By Brandon Zeleniak, Southland Industries, Las Vegas
Career Smart April 16, 2019

Hear from an engineer: What does the future have in store

In honor of Engineers Week, we asked several professionals around the country to share a piece of advice with the next generation of engineers and pick out what future engineering technology they are most excited for.

By Rachel Vandenberg, Rafal Wojcik, Sam Franzen, Kevin Wood, Sean O’Connell, Peter Garvey, and Kevin Marley
Career Smart April 12, 2019

The Workplace Tango: How to Leverage Design and Culture’s Two-Way Relationship for Better Workplaces

Far too often, company leaders view the workplace as a container that responds to existing culture and not a change agent to inspire culture change.

By Swapna Sathyan
Career Smart March 29, 2019

Keeping relevant

Staying up-to-date with engineering trends will allow you to quickly shift if change is necessary.

By Amara Rozgus
Career Smart March 26, 2019

The Benefits of Keeping MEP and Civil Engineering Under One Roof

The ongoing cooperation between MEP and civil engineering teams keeps projects more organized, transparent, and cost-effective.

By RTM Associates