Why Engineers Make Great Entrepreneurs

Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Henry Ford Have you heard of them? I bet you have! Some of the most successful and most famous Entrepreneurs out there, have come from Engineering backgrounds. In fact in a 2012 ‘Identified’ survey…

How to Network Effectively as a Civil Engineer

Networking as a civil engineer, especially as an introvert is not an easy thing, but did you know that whether you are an extrovert or introvert civil engineer, you can network effectively? If you want to become good…

4 Reasons Why Engineers Make Great Entrepreneurs

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Having an engineering degree will provide many different job opportunities. One of those career possibilities includes becoming an entrepreneur. Starting a new business can be quite challenging. However, an engineer possesses a few characteristics that will make the transition a…

Engineers leave managers, not companies

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Do people really leave managers, rather than companies? And if so, how do you fix the problem? The data suggests bad management is a real and significant issue. According to a study by Gallup, one in two people admitted…

5 Tips For Aspiring Engineering Managers

  Are you an aspiring engineering manager? Would you like to know how to become a great manager? You are in the right place at the right time. As an aspiring engineering manager, you must get the roadmap…

From Engineer to Entrepreneur

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Having an engineering degree may guarantee a job in a good company, but have you ever given it a thought as to why engineer entrepreneurs are wealthy? If you are still asking the questions about civil engineer salary…

A Civil Engineering Career Guide

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This informative article is brought to us by Alex Kolkena, PE. He recently published this article in Medium and we think it would be a good read for young civil engineers. It is Alex’s career story and provides…

How to Start a Civil Engineering Consulting Firm

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Are you planning to start a civil engineering consulting firm? In any profession, it is either you play an active role or play an advisory role. The same thing applies in the engineering field; you either become an…

20 Questions To Improve Your Self Awareness

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Self awareness is an important factor to your goal setting and priorities. Without a good understanding of yourself, you won’t be able to be authentic which will lead to getting off track in your career and life. To…

7 Ways Introverts Can Become Better Leaders

Leadership is not a concept typically associated with introverts, as most people assume extroverts — known for being more social, outgoing and outspoken — are destined to be better organizational leaders and CEOs. This assumption is not entirely correct, however, as introverts can make excellent leaders by leveraging the very traits that define them. They […]