category 'Career'

Red Flags in Engineering Interviews

Many young job seekers feel they’re at the mercy of hiring managers, when in reality,...

Secret to Standing Out in Behavioral Interviews

Many see behavioral questions as a nuisance, while others use it as an opportunity to...

Engineering Interview: Skirt or Pants?

Studies have recommended that women opt for skirts in their job interviews as it helps...

Using Colour on Engineering Resumes: Appropriate or Unprofessional?

Are colour resumes in a technical profession like engineering appropriate or unprofessional? All hiring managers...

Common Engineering Resume Formatting Mistakes

Many talented engineers assume that their experience and projects speak for themselves. This outlook can...

Hiding Femininity in STEM

Apparently, in the world of STEM, girls don’t exist. And when they do exist, they...

Finding Meaningful Work in Engineering Internships

Young engineering students work tirelessly to develop their careers. When they finally land a relevant...

Friendliness Mistaken for Flirting at Work Ruins Networking

Work is better with friends, thus many seek companionship from their colleagues. Sometimes friendship can...

Consequences of Affirmative Action: Stigma of Incompetence

Traditionally male dominated fields are now encouraging diversity by giving more opportunities to women. While...

Top Skills Required for MEP Engineers

MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) engineers give life to buildings and make them habitable. Think...

Writing a Resume with No Work Experience

These days in order to get work experience, you need work experience. It’s a situation...

Personal Website for Job Search Isn’t Always Useful

In my first year of engineering, I spent hours building a web resume to showcase...