Tired of applying (and reapplying) to jobs and never hearing back? Does it feel like you’re on an endless circle of resume and cover letter writing and filing hours-long applications online? There’s a chance it actually might not be...
Your resume could end up on a fast track into the trashcan if you don’t follow six simple rules for effective resumes.
Whoever you are, your engineering career is based on hard work, social privilege, and networking. Everything else is tactical.
For 70 years. Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works has stood as a testament to some of the finest aerospace engineering in the world.
For most technology companies, finding talented engineers isn’t a problem. The challenge is finding engineers with the business acumen and management ability to lead teams of engineers and scientists in tech ventures.
If you don’t want to run an engineering firm, or retire working for one, consider working as a consulting engineer.
Some engineers chafe at working for others and need to be their own boss. Here’s what you need to know before striking out on your own.
You know you’re better than this. You know you have potential. What do you need to do to get noticed and get your career moving?
How do you make the transition from student to professional engineer? What can you expect?
Few engineers stay with the same company throughout their working lives, anymore. It’s perfectly normal to change jobs every few years. Is it time for you to quit your job?
You’ve aced the interview, and they want you! Now it’s time to hammer out the details. Engineers and managers weigh in on when and how to negotiate salary.
You’ve heard it hundreds of time: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. Is it just an old saying, or the most important advice you ever received?
As you near the end of your mechanical engineering Bachelor’s, you’ll inevitably be faced with the decision to pursue a postgraduate degree or move into the workforce. Is a mechanical engineering Masters worth it?
As demonstrated by the sheer variety of engineering disciplines and sub-disciplines, the world of an engineer is about as varied as it’s possible to get. But what do you do if your dream job turns out...
At some point in your career, you will be faced with a decision: should you stay as an engineer and become an expert in your field, or should you make the transition to a management role?
Last December, Amazon announced Prime Air, a drone-based delivery service. Initially, most of the tech world reacted with disbelief. Surely this was just a PR stunt? Drone delivery just wasn’t technically possible, let alone legal...
Getting laid off or fired is, unquestionably, one of the most upsetting things that can happen. Here’s what you should do about it. Got Fired? Don’t Panic. In the immediate aftermath, the most important thing is...
Our mission is to help you find and land engineering jobs – but there really are times when you should just say no.
Living and working in a foreign country is a great adventure. Once you’ve landed an overseas engineering job, however, it’s not as simple as just packing up and shipping out.
“Don’t worry, we’re flexible here. Just as long as you get everything done and you’re here for core hours, you can work when it suits you.” Sound familiar? Sound tempting? But taking advantage of flextime...
Embedded systems are becoming an increasingly important part of engineering design – relevant to almost any product that has a software component, from manufacturing to smartphones. It’s a complex role involving research, design, and manufacturing. Experienced embedded systems...
Hopefully, our last piece (6 Reasons to Consider Overseas Engineering Jobs) has inspired you to think about taking a job overseas. Whether you’re doing it for the professional advantages or the adventure, it can be...
How far would you travel for your dream job? To another city? Another state? Why limit yourself, when your skills are in demand, worldwide?
The job search can be distilled to a single task – persuading one person to say yes. Thinking like a recruiter helps you stand out by throwing the right signals.
Control systems engineering is the multidisciplinary application of control theory to real-world problems.