Million Women Mentors: Connecting Girls to STEM

March 25, 2015

Our passion and enthusiasm for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education is no secret. We’re pretty obsessed with encouraging young people to explore opportunities the STEM world provides. (Please see as evidence: Battle of the Brains, new exhibits at Science City, LEGO chemistry sets and STEM Empowered, among other efforts.) Why do we care […]

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Cultivating a Strong Employer Brand to Attract Top Talent

March 19, 2015

We’ve talked a lot about how a strong social media presence can help candidates find the right job, from developing a rock-star LinkedIn profile to making the best use of Twitter. But did you know we follow our own advice? It’s just as important for employers to cultivate a strong online brand. Why? Think about what […]

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10 Stress-Relief Tips for the Office

March 17, 2015

Between looming deadlines, countless meetings and the constant feeling that there simply aren’t enough hours in the day, we’ve all experienced work-related stress at some point. The United States is a notoriously high-stress country, with a staggering eight of 10 Americans reporting stress about at least one thing at work — up from last year’s […]

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The Benefits of Field Experience

March 12, 2015

In the dynamic world of engineering, field experience is increasingly emphasized and valued. Working — and learning — on site offers benefits that can have a big impact throughout your career. And while the thought of leaving your desk — and your growing mountain of work — for a field assignment might send you into […]

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The FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For List Is In, and Burns & McDonnell is #15

March 5, 2015

A hot cup of coffee, a relatively clear inbox and some good news — that’s a great way to start the day. Especially when the news is this amazing: We’ve once again been named one of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For! And this year we landed at no. 15 on the list. […]

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Why Social Media Should Be Part of Your Job Search Strategy

March 2, 2015

If you’re looking for a job, chances are the people hiring are looking at your Facebook page. Our recruiting staff certainly isn’t shy about the benefits of social media as a job-hunting tool, and they’re not alone. Incorporating social media into your job search strategy can make a real impact. We’ve already covered “How to […]

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