As you move along in your job/internship search, here are four things that you should make sure to AVOID as you move along with this process. Adding these to the 5 items I mentioned in my prior article to keep in mind during your search will hopefully lead you to multiple options and allow you . . . click to continue reading
5 Items to be mindful of during your engineering internship search
With the holiday season and New Years in the rear view mirror, it’s time to focus on your summer internship. Before we get to my tips, I want to address a common question I receive from younger engineers. . . Do I absolutely NEED an internship? No, but having one will be give you hands . . . click to continue reading
Frustrated in your job search? Even so, here’s why you SHOULDN’T ask for one directly.
Networking for a job means asking people if they have one for you . . . RIGHT? Well, yes, but also no. Of course, the reason you’re reaching out to your network during your job search is in the hopes that they are able to offer you a job or at least pass your resume . . . click to continue reading
Despite interview after interview, why aren’t you getting any offers?
When should you begin to worry? Two articles ago, I dealt with the issue of sending out lots of resume and not hearing back. As I mentioned, if you send out a single resume and don’t hear back, that is nothing to be worried about. Similarly, if you interview for a job or two and don’t . . . click to continue reading
No, it is not normal to send out 100s of resumes and hear NOTHING back
When should you begin to worry? If you send out a single resume and don’t hear back, that is nothing to be worried about. Heck, even if you send out 10 or 20 and don’t hear back, it is not necessarily the biggest deal. However, there comes a point where you have to realize that . . . click to continue reading
My 6 guiding principles for developing a valuable engineering network
On a daily and weekly basis, I work to continuously improve my engineering network. If you are not looking for a job and think you don’t need to network now, then you clearly have not been reading my material. Therefore, I suggest you jump over immediately and read my article that will explain to you . . . click to continue reading