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

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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Boost Your Technical Writing with These Tips

September 22, 2014

Technical writing isn’t just about honing your strength as a writer — it’s a great way to boost your career and establish yourself as a thought-leader. But it takes a lot more than knowledge of grammar and spelling to be good. As an experienced speaker and writer, my colleagues often ask me for advice on […]

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Dress for Success: The Dos and Don’ts of Office Attire

September 15, 2014

Like it or not, the way you dress in the workplace can have a huge impact on your career. But it can also be tricky to determine what’s acceptable and what’s not. With that in mind, we’ve come up with a guide that covers some basic do’s and don’ts of office attire. Let’s dive right […]

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The Hottest Trends in Engineering Jobs

August 13, 2014

It’s no surprise that engineers of all stripes are in strong demand in the U.S. – we’re experiencing that demand firsthand here at Burns & McDonnell. With industries like energy and oil and gas growing at a rapid pace and baby boomers nearing retirement, the need for talented engineers is greater than ever. The team […]

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Tips for Working with Different Personalities

August 11, 2014

Have you ever worked in an office where all the employees were just like you? They all met deadlines, were productive and super fun to work with. No? Me neither. And while we might think we want our co-workers to be more like us, the truth is, we probably don’t. Working life, much like every […]

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