Let’s face facts… Most engineers are introverts. We tend to be quiet, reserved, thoughtful, and recluse. The old joke — how do you identify an extroverted engineer? She looks at your shoes instead of her own. Now, not all engineers are introverts, and I understand this distribution. In my career, the extroverted engineer is a
There are misconceptions about every job. And the longer you stay in the same line of work, the more misconceptions you’ll hear from those not familiar with what you do. Executives in particular have had many years to discover the misconceptions about their work. We recently asked our leading executives what the biggest misconception about
In business, time is money. Wasted time is a LOT of money. When you are completing an assignment, are engineers better off getting their work in on time or getting it right the first time? Lessons From An Engineering Manager Bigstock In my day-to-day efforts, I need to balance my team’s execution versus their effectiveness.
What is revision control? Simply put, revision control is the management of changes over time. If an object is released for use outside of development, a revision is initiated. Whether you are writing software code, developing a CAD drawing, modifying a product or its tooling, and even editing a document, each time a copy is
The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic spurred change across every industry. Businesses had to change, and so did workers—especially leaders, who also had to facilitate change within their organization. We recently asked our leading executives how they have changed as professionals as a result of the pandemic. Here are their responses… Jim Black, Engineering
Nearly every day, I play TETRIS® “B-Type” to awaken my brain. The games are short, and my goal is to clear three consecutive games. Playing helps me with focus in beginning my day. The more successful I am at reaching my three-game goal, the more focused I know I am. Days when that goal is
For the first two quarters of 2022, we have seen the market contract. This is considered a sign of a recession. To shine some light on what this means for you, we asked our leading executives how their industry reacts to a shifting economy. Here are their responses… Jim Black, Engineering & Technical Executive Image
What You Need To Know About Negotiating Salary With A Recruiter @j.t.odonnell Reply to @jannaandschnorkie @j.t.odonnell How I salary negotiate with recruiters. #edutok#salary#salarynegotiation#learnontiktok#careertiktok#careeradvice#recruitment#recruiting#recruiter#jobtips#jobsearch#careermode♬ original sound – J.T. O’Donnell Let’s break this down. A recruiter cannot waste their time on you if they can’t afford you. So when they’re asking you about your salary expectations, they’re