What Engineers Want from Management

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Figuring out exactly what your engineers want from management can feel like a challenge. After all, each person has different priorities, so the number of expectations could add up quickly. However, in most cases, your employees only need a few basic things from leaders in the organization. If you want to meet or exceed the… Read more »


How to be Seen as a Fair Engineering Manager

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If you are an engineering manager, then being seen as fair is essential. Any ambiguity in this area can be especially harmful, potentially breeding discontent and hurting morale. Ultimately, it comes down to treating everyone with respect while also being transparent and fair with your decisions. If you want to make sure that you are… Read more »


How to Tackle an Overwhelming Project

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As an engineering manager, you will likely be given a monumental task during the course of your employment. And, in some cases, it may even feel as though that is happening every day. Facing a project that looks like it will a significant investment of time and energy can quickly become overwhelming, even if you… Read more »


How to Manage Stress in Engineering

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Stress is a part of any job, but engineers suffer through more than their fair share of it. Long hours, tight deadlines, and unrealistic demands lead many engineers to feel overwhelmed. And if the issue doesn’t get resolved, it can affect personal relationships, lead to career burnout, and compromise your professional future. If you are… Read more »


Staying Safe on the Production Floor

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Workplace safety takes a serious commitment from both the employer and the employee. It doesn’t matter how safe a production floor has been designed to be, if the professionals working on it aren’t committed to their own safety and the safety of the people around them, accidents are inevitable. If you are on the production… Read more »


Is Top Manufacturing Talent Getting Harder to Find?

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The manufacturing sector has had a good year in 2014. After many forecasted that this year would see as much as a 4.6 percent rise in revenue growth, those projections have largely panned out, and have not been focused in any one industry. That would seem to be good news, but growth is only a… Read more »


How to Increase Productivity Amongst Engineers

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Engineering is a field that is entirely dependent on producing results. If specific targets and metrics are not met within strictly specified deadlines, the fate of the entire project is compromised. That is why it’s so important to take steps to encourage and increase productivity amongst your team of engineers. It’s not enough to simply… Read more »


Tips for Young Manufacturing Engineers

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So you’re fresh out of school and ready to start your career as a manufacturing engineer. Wouldn’t you like to find a great job faster, make more money from the start, and work your way up the ladder as quickly as possible? Hit the ground running by following these tips from manufacturing engineers that have… Read more »


4 Career Tips for Young Manufacturing Engineers

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This month there are thousands of graduating college seniors walking across stages with new, shiny diplomas in their hands. Right now there are also thousands of parents, teachers and other adults watching them…seeing a little bit of their younger selves (from a long time ago) in those graduates’ faces. Young engineers have graduated with a… Read more »


4 California Engineering Resume Success Tips

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As a software engineer, writing enticing documents might not be your strongest skillset.  You may rock Java, but may not feel able to succinctly write a blog post highlighting your most recent project.  This can impact your ability to create one of the most important documents of your career – your résumé. Many engineers believe… Read more »