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Want Great Mentors? Be a Good Mentee

Written by Jacquelyn Adams This article originally appeared in IEEE-USA InSight. It is reprinted here with permission from IEEE-USA. Copyright 2019 IEEE In business, lots of people are encouraged to find their mentors. And there are many advice columns about how to be a good mentor. But what about the mentee? What’s their ownership in […]

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Why You Need a Bio Now

Written by Jacquelyn Adams This article originally appeared in IEEE-USA InSight. It is reprinted here with permission from IEEE-USA. Copyright 2019 IEEE When Girl Scouts called to announce I was being honored with the “Women of Distinction” award, I was thrilled. When they requested my bio to include in their awards ceremony brochure, I panicked. […]

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Breaking Down Barriers for Women in STEM

Even in 2019, women are still underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Statistics from the National Girls Collaborative Project show that although half of the U.S. workforce is women, only 28% work in science and engineering. According to a 2017 UNESCO report, global rates are similar: 28% of the world’s […]

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How Utilizing AI Can Change Education 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the field of education—particularly continuing education. Learning does not stop following graduation from a formal education program. Many people spend their lives learning new skills or improving on existing ones. Lifelong learning can be accomplished through in-person classes, online courses, or a hybrid of both. Because people can learn in […]

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Investing in Employee Development

While providing benefits such as healthcare and retirement plans is important, employee development is an investment that should not be overlooked. Both attracting and retaining talented professionals are critical for your organization. According to Gallup, it can cost 150% or more of an employee’s annual salary to replace them. However, when an organization shows its […]

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Advance Your Career with the IEEE Learning Network (ILN)

Based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, engineers have the highest average starting salary at $91,010. In addition to high starting salaries, studies show that the more education an engineer is able to obtain, the higher their salary. However, engineers need to be constant learners in order to stay current. Because they […]

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The Benefits of Earning and Maintaining a Professional Engineer License

A Professional Engineer (PE) license requires a four-year engineering degree, four or more years of progressive experience under a professional engineer (in most states), and a multidisciplinary understanding of physical and engineering principles as proven through a competency exam. Once you’ve earned a license from your state’s licensure board, you must continually maintain and improve […]

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Should You Be Worried About the Engineering Talent Shortage?

According to the 2018 Skills Gap Study issued by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute, it’s time to start worrying about the predicted shortage of engineering talent. In the next decade, 2.4 million manufacturing positions in the U.S. will go unfilled. The continued shortage will lead to a potential loss of $454 billion in economic output. […]

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How Professional Development Programs Help Engineers and Others Succeed

Professional development can help today’s engineers that are looking to improve through educational opportunities and advanced degrees. Licensed engineers are also required to keep up with the latest trends and how they change the industry in order to maintain their various licenses. However, in a recent survey of Machine Design magazine readers, 58 percent said […]

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