Workplace Tips

Anxiety from Sending Emails

Writing business emails can be quite stressful. Professionals breaking into the office workplace often experience anxiety...

Top Skills That Engineer Consultants Should Have

Whether you’re a fresh engineering graduate or a seasoned engineer, consulting firms have something for everyone....

Why Perfectionist Students Struggle in the Workplace

Perfectionism is a double-edged sword. On one hand, perfectionists create high-quality outputs and hard workers. On...

Audience Expertise Categories in Technical Communication

Whether you’re writing a client report, selling yourself during an interview, or presenting to executives, understanding...

The Harsh Realities of Job Security in Engineering

Job security can provide steady income, give peace of mind, and improve quality of life. Thus,...

Balancing Safety and Practicality in the Workplace

Workplace health and safety get a bad rap for being “one of those useless overhead costs.”...

5 Things Every Junior Engineering Consultant Should Know

Engineer consulting is a common career path for new graduates. Anything from residential construction projects to...

Hiding Femininity in STEM

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

Friendliness Mistaken for Flirting at Work Ruins Networking

Occasionally workplace companionship blossoms into an office romance, but not everyone is comfortable with this. Mistaking...

Consequences of Affirmative Action: Stigma of Incompetence

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

Top Skills Required for MEP Engineers

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

Staying Warm at Work

There’s a theory that offices are uncomfortable to increase productivity and decrease fatigue. It might be...