Employee Resources

Tips for Settling into a New Job

by Matt Briner January 11, 2016

Thousands of people will start a new job today. Are you one of them? Day one on your new job is an exciting and pivotal time, as you’ll be making indelible first impressions on colleagues and leadership. It’s enough to make anyone nervous! But — as with most things — preparation can make a big […]

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The Millennial Majority: Is Your Workplace Ready?

by Lauren Bertram April 13, 2015

Every generation has a different way of looking at things. That may be especially true for millennials — people born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s — who many have stereotyped as the “me generation.” But millennials don’t fit into one overarching category, especially when it comes to their careers. This year, they’ll […]

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Fighting the Flu: Tips for Staying Healthy at the Office

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team January 2, 2015

The hectic holidays may have come to a close, but as we welcome the new year, we also find ourselves in the middle of another stressful time of year: flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that flu cases in the U.S. peak in mid-January, and as you head back to work […]

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Make the Most Out of Your Annual Performance Review with These Tips

by Kristen Badgley December 2, 2014

Performance review season is upon us, and while those two words can conjure feelings of tension and anxiety, how you implement what you learn from your professional evaluation is an important part of being a dynamic employee with a successful career. And although they’re sometimes a little daunting, performance reviews are a great tool for […]

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Society of Women Engineers Writes the Book on Being Female in the Industry

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team October 21, 2014

We love seeing women in engineering shining as role models for other female engineers, especially when it builds a supportive and empowering community for their fellow women. So when we heard about the Society of Women Engineers (SWE)’s latest e-book on being a female in the engineering industry, we couldn’t wait to check it out […]

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