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Workers with security clearances earn up to 25% more and dominate the ranks of the top ten percent of wage earners. But what does it mean to be cleared, and how do you qualify? EngineerJobs spoke with Joe Bilheimer, VP of Systems Integration at Pershing Technologies, and Nicole A. Smith, of Tully Rinckey PLLC, about the nuts and bolts of the investigative process.
Despite a withering recession in the first decade of this century, the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) Occupational Outlook Handbook is full of reasons for engineers to be optimistic.
Engineers, of course, are the day-to-day problem-solvers developing the technologies that make this world a more sustainable and healthier place to live. But categorizing "green" engineering jobs is difficult because so many different disciplines have applications in the "green economy."
Everyone wants a hoverboard, and anyone who says they don't is lying.
Whether you graduated years ago and just need to come up to speed on things you've forgotten or need to catch up on what you missed after nodding out in ChemE class, here's a list of 21 free online Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering-specific resources.
While the generic case for graduate education is simple – more money, more opportunity – drilling down into the figures for specific engineering disciplines reveals that the real value of a Master's degree varies widely.
You've found a new job, congratulations! But now comes the hard part – delivering the news to your manager and colleagues. So how do you leave a job without burning bridges? Follow these guidelines and not only preserve, but maybe enhance, your professional reputation and relationships on your way out the door.
In part one of our series on How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile we went over how to fill out your profile, what section is particularly relevant to engineers, how and why to add your basic job skill functions, and more. This installment will cover the next steps; including LinkedIn profile best practices, adding connections and tips for requesting skill and expertise endorsements.
The modern engineering marketplace is increasingly global. Corporate structures and supply chains span continents, while an increasingly team-centered, networked approach to problem solving places a premium on communication skills. Which second languages are most useful (and lucrative) for today's engineers?
So you didn't plan to be spending the weekend inside. Or maybe you did, but television is even more terrible than you had initially anticipated. No worries! Netflix to the rescue! For cabin-feverish engineers and engineering students out there, here's a quick run-down of the best engineering movies on Netflix.
In 2007, Congress legislated a five-year drop in the federal student loan rate from 6.8% to 3.4%, with renewal scheduled for 2012. While last minute legislative action extended the lower rates until July 1st of this year, Congress failed to take up renewal before leaving for vacation. With interest rates appearing to double overnight, Americans are scrambling for ways to pay down student loan debts as quickly as possible.
If your follow-up messages are ignored, your references are never contacted, and there's no way to move forward with a position, it's time to give up. For any number of reasons, that job simply wasn't yours.
So, what next?
The unfamiliar territory of having to wake up before 9 a.m. on a regular basis is daunting, we know. To make the transition a little smoother, we've asked a handful of engineers what advice they wish they had received prior to starting their careers.
Ford Motor Company is not only one of the most recognized brands in the world, they also have a long, rich history of innovation – beginning with founder Henry Ford's 161 patents to the 20% improvement in fuel efficiency and 15% reduced greenhouse gases in their EcoBoost® engine today. And where there is innovation, there are engineers.