Leveraging Your Alumni Network to Get Your Next Research Job

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Many professionals have heard that their alumni network can be a powerful weapon in their job search arsenal. However, not everyone understands what they need to do to leverage that connection. Luckily, it isn’t as challenging as it may appear on the surface. If you want to make the most of your alumni network so… Read more »


Advice for Managers to Give Younger Engineers

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As the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20. Whether you are an experienced engineer or an engineering manager, you’ve likely learned some lessons the hard way. If you had the opportunity to avoid them, you probably would. By sharing what you know with younger engineers, you can save them from some career hardships. Plus, you can… Read more »


5 Things All Green Job Seekers Must Know

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When commentators talk about green energy and the future of sustainability efforts, they are often foolishly optimistic, or inaccurately pessimistic. The truth of the situation lies somewhere in the middle. Our green future is promising, but there will be lots of setbacks and obstacles along the way. For green job seekers, the conflicting characterization presented… Read more »


Steps to Take If You Disagree with Your Boss and Need to Tell Them

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At some point in your career, you’re practically guaranteed to disagree with your manager. Often, it’s easy to become emotionally invested in your position, but letting your anger or frustration come out isn’t likely to solve the issue. If you feel the problem needs addressing, there are steps you can take to handle the situation… Read more »


These 10 Habits are Making You Look Unprofessional

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We all have moments where we don’t come across as the most professional, but typically these are few and far between for individuals in the working world. However, certain habits that make their way into your everyday workplace activities can harm your reputation in a very significant way. To help make sure you aren’t hurting… Read more »


How to Keep Your Top IT Talent in an Ultra-Competitive Market

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With tech hiring becoming more challenging by the day, working to keep your current IT talent is often critical to your company’s success. Often, businesses need to create comprehensive retention plans that focus on numerous areas, as there is no single aspect of the job that is guaranteed to increase retention on its own. To… Read more »


4 Things to Include in Your LinkedIn Profile but Not on Your Resume

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While both your LinkedIn profile and your resume serve as vehicles to promote yourself as a strong candidate for a position, they aren’t the same thing and shouldn’t be used the same way. Your resume is often an introduction, designed to highlight why you are ideal for a particular job. Your LinkedIn profile is a… Read more »