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What's a Master's Degree Worth?

Is a master’s degree in engineering worth the price? A recent US News and World Report article took a look at advanced degrees that could position a graduate with in-demand skills.

Publish date: 06/20/2017

Best Employers in the World: LinkedIn Survey Published

This just in: LinkedIn’s annual survey of the best places to work in the US, the UK, Australia, India, France, Germany and many more countries.

Publish date: 06/15/2017

Lack of Installers Slows Solar Expansion

Burgeoning growth in demand for solar panel installers is creating a significant labor shortage in the industry. The labor shortage in turn limits expansion, increases recruitment and training costs, and can lead to more botched or substandard installations.

Publish date: 06/15/2017

Is a Managerial Path Good for Women in Engineering?

A recent article examines a paradox: promoting women in engineering organizations can produce more gender disparity, rather than alleviating the situation.

Publish date: 06/15/2017

Employees Are Not Taking Advantage of Critical Benefit

According to a recent study, many employees are forgoing vacations for fear of losing out on a promotion because of time away.

Publish date: 06/15/2017

The Interview: Part Two

From the typical to the strange: Helpful interviewing tips part two.

Publish date: 06/09/2017

The Toughest Jobs to Fill in 2017

Some industries are experiencing a labor shortage. Read the report on the positions that are proving difficult to fill.

Publish date: 06/08/2017

The Interview: Part One

From the typical to the strange: All the things you need to know to prepare for that job interview. Part One

Publish date: 06/02/2017

Pulse of Engineering: Where Are the New Engineers?

Information gleaned from latest Pulse of Engineering research from IEEE GlobalSpec Engineering360 shows that competition is tough; demand for qualified engineers exceeds supply; tension between good design and saving money is frustrating; and timeframes for product roll-out are shrinking.

Publish date: 05/17/2017

Software Hiring! Hardware Firing!

A sampling of 2017’s hiring and firing announcements show that the year, so far, is a generally good one for software engineers, not so good for their hardware counterparts. And while headline news is incomplete and anecdotal at best, more comprehensive statistics suggest that it represents a trend: software up, hardware down.

Publish date: 05/17/2017