Burns & McDonnell News

What It Takes to Be a Great Place to Work

by Renee Gartelos April 6, 2017

People always ask us what it takes to be a great place to work. While things like salary, benefits and amazing perks are important, it goes far beyond that. Great workplaces are built through positive employee experiences day in and day out. If you look through the companies on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work […]

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Brand Building: Are You a Graphic Designer in the Making?

by Julee Koncak March 27, 2017

Who are the members of a building project team? Ask around and you’ll get some consistent answers: engineers, architects and construction professionals. A graphic designer is probably not the first position that comes to mind — or even the second or third. Yet, they are a secret weapon in a project’s success. At Burns & […]

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Are You an Architect in the Making?

by Julee Koncak March 14, 2017

Do you have a passion for traditional STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering and math — but also like to draw and create? Are you a dreamer and a doer? You just might be a future architect. Some students develop their passion for architecture at a young age. It’s no wonder why — an appealing […]

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4 Tips to Building Your Personal Brand in College

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team December 5, 2016

One of the primary goals of college is to prepare you for your future career — and while you’re juggling coursework and campus involvement, this is also an ideal time to begin building your personal brand. Creating a strong personal brand not only helps boost your recognition among peers and prospective colleagues, it can better […]

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Look Inside Burns & Mac: David Meyers, Friend to Building Operations & Maintenance Teams

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team November 2, 2016

David Meyers is always thinking about how a building performs after it’s finished. How can he see that it operates exactly to its owner’s requirements, providing streamlined efficiency instead of operational headaches? For him — and an ever-increasing number of clients — the answer is commissioning. Commissioning is a quality-oriented process for enhancing the delivery […]

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