Career Smart

Career Smart March 11, 2019

Female engineers as leaders

It’s never been a better time to be a woman in engineering or any STEM career.

By Anthea C. Stratigos, Outsell Inc., Burlingame, Calif.
Career Smart February 20, 2019

How to write compelling engineering job descriptions

When it comes to finding qualified candidates for a job, it all starts with a job description that draws people to your position. Below are the top five ways to attract the best talent in the industry.

By Evan McDowell, Austin Nichols Technical Search, Kansas City, Mo.
Career Smart January 23, 2019

How to grow and manage a successful co-op/internship program

Consider factors that make your co-op program unique from other engineering firms.

By Kirstie Nugent, RMF Engineering, Raleigh, N.C.
Career Smart January 11, 2019

Set new engineering habits

These four engineering trends may help you decide what to change in the new year.

By Amara Rozgus
Career Smart November 29, 2018

Finding purpose in a job

What keeps an employee happy? It turns out it’s not just money.

By Amara Rozgus
Current age. Source: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Career Smart November 13, 2018

Salaries fall slightly, job outlook remains high

Job satisfaction is high, and employees are generally positive. Compare your salary and company structure to find out where you stand against others in your field.

By Amara Rozgus
Career Smart October 4, 2018

Don’t reinvent the wheel, refine the heck out of it

Arriving at the final answer can be arduous and time consuming without a path to follow.

By Howard Sneider
Career Smart October 3, 2018

AEC industry strategy briefing: fat and happy? Get back to the gym

Watch this video to learn more about how to keep your engineering firm in good shape.

By Morrissey Goodale
Career Smart September 27, 2018

AEC Industry Strategy Briefing: Negative Assessments. Pure Gold!

Learn how to react to negative assessments in a way that will benefit you and your firm.

By Morrissey Goodale
Career Smart August 28, 2018

Who’s going to take your job?

Older workers are retiring, and there are too few junior team members to take their places.

By Amara Rozgus