How to Get More Girls Involved in Engineering

February 26, 2015

Only 14 percent of engineers are women. That tells us the industry is missing out on a whole lot of wonderful minds. To get more girls into engineering, it’s helpful to understand what inspires young women to enter the field. So in honor of E-Week’s Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, we asked Christina Conrad, […]

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What’s Your Favorite Thing about Engineering?

February 25, 2015

It’s Engineers Week, a celebration of how engineers make an impact and an opportunity to bring engineering to life for kids, educators and parents. What better way to show our support than sharing inspiring perspectives from a few of our own engineers at Burns & McDonnell. Being an engineer takes an innovative mind, rigorous effort […]

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So You Want to Be an Engineer? Here’s What It Really Takes

February 24, 2015

Engineering is getting a lot of attention lately — everyone from parents to teachers to the president is encouraging young minds to consider the profession. We’re pretty thrilled engineering is in your worldview. But we also know you might be wondering, “How will I know if engineering is right for me?” We’ve got you covered […]

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Glassdoor Names Top 25 Best Jobs in America for 2015

February 17, 2015

Whether you’re looking for a new career or just looking for confirmation that you’ve made the right career choice, look to the top 25 Best Jobs in America for inspiration. In a new report published earlier this year by Glassdoor, employees ranked three factors on a five-point scale as part of their job review process: […]

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An Architect’s Guide to Personal Branding

February 4, 2015

As the digital world grows increasingly sophisticated, the idea of personal branding has evolved from a simple business buzzword to a crucial aspect of an individual’s professional identity. Unlike traditional paper resumes and portfolios, social media makes it easier than ever to be discovered — anywhere, anytime — so establishing a solid reputation, both online and off, […]

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How to Create a Rock-Star LinkedIn Profile for Your Job Search

January 30, 2015

If you’re in the midst of a job search, having a solid LinkedIn presence is a must. With more than 90% of recruiters using LinkedIn to find potential candidates, it’s crucial that all job seekers understand how to capitalize on this trend by creating a strong LinkedIn profile. But with all the features of the […]

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