Unmasking Engineering Management Superheroes

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In many cases, when engineering managers face challenges, the issues typically don’t focus on technical capabilities. Instead, interpersonal skills often play a bigger role in an engineering manager’s success, impacting their ability to guide their team and collaborate effectively with others. If you want to become an engineering management superhero, here are some key skills… Read more »


What to Include on Your Automation Engineer Resume

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What you put on your automation engineer resume can have a major impact on your job search. If you don’t showcase the right skills and capabilities, you might not catch the hiring manager’s eye, causing them to pass you over. While every automation engineering role is unique, and you should strive to target your resume… Read more »


How to Know Your Worth Before Heading into a Salary Negotiation

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Before you head into your next salary negotiation, it’s important to know what your skills and experience are worth. Many professionals struggle to get an accurate estimate, either because they don’t know where to look or make inappropriate comparisons.  Luckily, it is possible to get a solid grasp on your worth. Here’s how.  Know What… Read more »


Beat the Heat with These Helpful Safety Tips

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This year, many areas of the country have already been dealing with abnormally high heat. High temperatures can be fatal. Hundreds of people die from heat-related conditions each and every year, and many more are sickened by the high temperatures. The vast majority of these deaths and illnesses are completely preventable.  By taking the proper precautions, it is possible… Read more »


Why Companies Neglect Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement has become a growing concern among companies because they realize its effect on the bottom line. However, while there are many companies focusing on the issue, many other companies are not. Studies have shown that only about one-fourth of all employees are really engaged by their work. This lack of engagement affects productivity… Read more »


Break Your Micromanaging Habits Today!

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Micromanaging is not good for business. This is generally recognized. It hurts employee morale and hampers productivity by creating a management bottleneck. Yet it can be a difficult habit for some supervisors to break because they are constantly worried that someone on their staff will fall short when on a task, making the supervisor look… Read more »


Why You Need to Trust Your Instincts at Work

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At some point, every hiring manager has that feeling; the idea that a particular candidate is right or wrong for the job without the presence of any obvious reason. Often, the feeling is visceral in nature, almost as though you’ve never been more certain in your life. However, it’s hard to decide if following that… Read more »


How to Negotiate Your Salary When You’re New to the Workforce

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When you are new to the workforce, the idea of negotiating your salary can be intimidating. It isn’t uncommon to question your worth or worry that requesting more money will lead a company to rescind their offer. Plus, the process can be somewhat uncomfortable, making younger professionals even more reluctant to attempt to negotiate. But,… Read more »


How to Get the Most from Your Training Program

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When IT organizations have to cut costs, one of the first places they look is training and development programs. That’s because these programs are seen more as expenses than investments. The return on investment of the training is often murky, and so it is harder to justify the cost. There are a number of reasons… Read more »


Pay Secrecy Legislation

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In an effort to promote greater equality of pay among various groups of employees, many state governments are proposing pay secrecy legislation. Under the proposed legislation, employees would have the right to give salary information to co-workers, and employers would have to prove that a difference in pay between employees is connected to job performance… Read more »