Human Resources

5 Ways to Encourage Workplace Innovation

by Lauren Bertram July 28, 2016

When you hear the word “innovation,” what comes to mind? Some people might assume innovation requires a formal team within a company that’s dedicated to looking for new inventive solutions and ideas, but that’s not always the case. Innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit can be inspired among all employees within a company, regardless of what […]

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Burns & McDonnell Is #16 on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List

by Renee Gartelos March 3, 2016

Each year we look forward to FORTUNE’s annual rankings of the top workplaces in the U.S. For the past five years, we’ve been among top 100 Best Companies to Work For — and this year is no exception. Today we learned that we landed the No. 16 spot! The Selection Process Now in its 19th year, […]

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What It Takes to be a Project Manager

by Jordan Ott July 9, 2015

Project manager — the title alone sounds a bit intimidating. Juggling multiple projects at once, managing schedules and budgets, carrying responsibility for the outcome. It may not be an easy job, but it’s a fulfilling one. Project managers handle a wide variety of efforts related to a project’s successful delivery. But what exactly do they […]

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Why Women are Leaving STEM Careers and What We Can Do to Change It

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team June 1, 2015

Despite an increasing focus, it’s still hard work to get girls and young women engaged in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Girls lose interest in STEM topics at every educational stage. But the hard-fought battle doesn’t end once a woman earns a STEM degree and begins her career. Increasingly, women in the STEM workforce […]

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How to Prepare for your Summer Internship

by Matt Rosentreter May 12, 2015

It’s almost summertime, and there’s so much to look forward to — school’s out and experiential learning is in. That means it’s time to start getting ready for your summer internship. First of all, kudos! Landing an internship is hard work and an accomplishment to celebrate. You’re facing an amazing opportunity and want to make […]

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