5 Things You Can Do Now to Help Engineer a Child’s Interest in STEM

by Emily Rhoden February 20, 2017

You know the saying: “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” I’m one of those lucky ones. As an education outreach coordinator at Burns & McDonnell, I am not only living my passion, I’m witnessing those special “student spark” moments. You know, that moment when […]

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Business Meeting Etiquette: 8 Go-To Rules All Professionals Should Follow

by Sue Maden January 25, 2017

There are few things more frustrating than an unproductive meeting. As a corporate education and training manager, I’ve led (and attended) my fair share of meetings and learned what does and doesn’t work. Whether you’re an attendee, organizer or presenter, all contribute to a successful meeting. Consider these simple business meeting etiquette rules the next […]

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5 Career Resolutions for a Successful 2017

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team December 15, 2016

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is almost over — and as you start looking toward new year, it’s time to take a moment to focus on your career and how you can take your professional development to the next level in 2017. New Year’s resolutions aren’t just about trying to eat healthier and finally making […]

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How to Avoid Common Resume Mistakes

by The Burns & McDonnell Careers Team December 13, 2016

Your resume is not only a succinct summary of your professional history and expertise. It’s also a critical part of your first impression with a prospective employer. That’s why it’s important to avoid common errors that could hinder your chances of getting hired. You have approximately 15 seconds to get your resume into the “keep […]

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3 Job Search Tips: Advice from a College Recruiter

by Chris Woolery December 7, 2016

Whether you’re searching for a job or internship, you want to do everything possible to help showcase yourself as the best candidate. If you’re in college, there are several resources you can maximize to help increase your chances of landing an offer. I work with hundreds of college students every year, so consider this firsthand […]

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