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

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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Empowering the Next Generation of STEM Professionals

November 18, 2014

Here at Burns & McDonnell, we have a deep-rooted love for all things STEM that drives everything we do, especially when it comes to getting young minds interested in these exciting industries. We’re committed to helping students discover the endless possibilities that come with a career in STEM, which is why we’re thrilled to host […]

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How to Find a Job Using Twitter

November 4, 2014

When thinking about social networks, most of us view LinkedIn as the most professional outlet, but what about other platforms like Twitter? Can job-hunters tweet their way to career success? You bet! Twitter can be a valuable resource for sharing content and can help you build awareness of yourself as a professional. Although it isn’t […]

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Career Advice for Every Young Professional

October 30, 2014

Young professionals often face a paradigm of feeling like they don’t know what they’re doing while also feeling the need to have all the answers. We all start our professional careers with an overwhelming mix of big expectations and uncertainty about what “employed and responsible adults” are supposed to do. Everyone’s professional journey is a […]

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9 Tips for Virtual Career Fair Success

October 27, 2014

From e-books to university courses taught solely in the cybersphere, the Internet is changing the way we interact, learn and communicate. Now it’s transforming the way people network through the rise of virtual career fairs. Imagine being able to put your resume in the hands of multiple recruiters in one afternoon without leaving your home. […]

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Engineering Tops List of College Majors with Biggest Lifetime Earning Potential

October 23, 2014

If you’re having a hard time deciding what to study in college, a new report from The Hamilton Project might help sway your decision. The report, called “Major Decisions: What Graduates Earn Over Their Lifetimes,” tracks data from the Census Bureau to determine which college majors have the biggest lifetime earning potential — and it’s […]

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