Career Smart

Career Smart November 23, 2011

Building better professional relationships

Learn to communicate in a professional manner, while building strong relationships.

By Amy Smith, PhD, Concordia University, River Forest, Ill.
Career Smart October 26, 2011

Building and maintaining your professional brand

Take the time to create your own personal and professional brand.

By Jane Sidebottom, AMK LLC, Louisville, Ky.
Career Smart September 21, 2011

Blinding flashes of the obvious

Challenge yourself to spend a day with those who use your designs.

By John Suzukida, PE, Minneapolis
Career Smart August 29, 2011

To excel, change perspective

Develop your engineering career by expanding your worldly view and volunteering with various groups.

By John F. Hennessy III, PE, Turnstone Energy Solutions, New York City
Career Smart August 1, 2011

Engineering jobs remain strong, financially lucrative

While unemployment remains high, the demand and pay for engineers--especially electrical engineers--remain high.

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.