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  • Posted in: Career By Design

    Give me a thumbs-up if you have virtual meeting fatigue.  It has been over a year since the World Health Organization ...

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    We judge books by their covers and resumes by their cover letters. What does your cover letter say about you? Those first ...

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    Applying for job positions can be exciting and stressful at the same time. It’s exciting to advance your career by applying ...

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    Many of us find the need to shift gears at some point, and change discipline, arena, sector, or perhaps even country, mid-career. ...

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    My first go at college was rough to say the least. I moved to Canada, struggled with school work, switched my major twice ...

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    Food insecurity is a term I was introduced to not that long ago. At the beginning of the pandemic, this term was especially ...

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    By now we have all been affected by the craziness of 2020, one way or another. The news of people losing family members, ...

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    Studies show that diverse teams produce more effective solutions. Harvard Business Review found that diverse teams are ...

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    I graduated from South Dakota State University a few years ago with an M.S. in civil engineering. As a graduate student, ...

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    A resume should be a brief summary of your skills, experiences, and achievements and how they relate to the specific job ...

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    Choosing the right engineering program is just one of many influences on future career prospects for budding engineers. To ...

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    To understand my point of view, you will need to know what the comic books call my origin story. I come from the small Venezuelan ...

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    Has anyone ever told you to build your professional brand and you had no idea what that meant or how to do it? Your professional ...

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    You don’t know what you don’t know. So how do you become a “knower?” Your mentor, or preferably mentors, will help you.  ...

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    As a senior civil engineering student approaching the fall semester, I am trying wildly to prepare for the challenges that ...

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    We are amidst a global event that has impacted everyone’s work and home life to some degree. While maintaining a perfect ...

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    When I was a young professional early in my career, I was extremely excited to have graduated with my undergraduate degree, ...

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has directly affected various industries, and nearly all aspects of the supply chain continue to be ...

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    Hey, you did it! You finally graduated, and now you are ready to find a job and start the journey of life! That was ...

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    Proactivity - The Fundamental Requirement Answer these two questions: Who is responsible for how you spend your ...

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    The coronavirus outbreak has brought about radical change in the way companies operate. With most operations going remote, ...

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    Remember when you were 17 years old, filling out multiple college applications, scrolling through the hundreds of possible ...

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    Most people are teenagers when they enter college and have to choose a major. I was a 17-year-old student at the University ...

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    A career path in the engineering industry tends to follow a linear trajectory. The educational programs are clearly defined, ...

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