Industries That Provide Stable Careers

Strategy Driven

But you probably want to pursue a career path in an industry that can provide a stable long-term job. The property market provides a very stable landscape for anybody looking to build a long-term career. It’s a career that can earn you a substantial income.

The Secret Engine Behind Empowered Visions

C-Level Strategies

About Lisa Petrilli Twitter, LinkedIN, EMAIL Lisa Speaking Hire Lisa RSS The Secret Engine Behind Empowered Visions 03 Jan By Lisa Petrilli You’ve created your vision for your business, career, and other aspects of your life in 2011 and can clearly see it playing out in your mind.

7 Presentation Strategies to Skyrocket Your Career

Strategy Driven

Set aside any personal angst you may have about presenting and public speaking and follow these 7 strategies to take your career to the next level. The aboriginal tipi is an amazing feat of indigenous engineering.

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Featured at Forbes: Incorporate your values into your career choices

ReImagine Work

Knowing exactly what you believe also helps you make the decisions that naturally lead to a more fulfilling career. Below, we asked nine members of Forbes Coaches Council how to put values-based decision-making into practice in order to lead a more fulfilling career.”

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Featured at Forbes: Dealing with an Unexpected Career Turn

ReImagine Work

If you’re unhappy with the direction your career has taken, however, not all is lost — changing your circumstances can start with a simple mindset shift. All Posts As Seen On career Forbes self-developmentForbes, Sept.

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GPS Your Career Presentation Featured at GirlWorks Website

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” “Over 300 women scientists, engineers, educators, and other professionals attended the second annual 2014 Inspiring Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Conference in October in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Featured at InPower Coaching blog: Setting your career intention

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Let’s take some time to review where you are with your career intentions. All Posts As Seen On Survive & Thrive career inpower performance self-development

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Women in STEM Careers and the Gender Gap [Infographic]

Women on Business

According to research from the White House Council on Women and Girls, just 25% of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce are women. The post Women in STEM Careers and the Gender Gap [Infographic] appeared first on Women on Business.

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Build a Brand – Not Just a Career

Women on Business

As Google’s 20 th employee and first woman engineer, she is a “brand.” So if you want to have a successful career, don’t focus all your efforts on yourself. Don’t just build a career.

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Being Too Nice Can Hurt You | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

Both scenarios can have major negative impacts on your career. He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience.

The Subtle Stressors Making Women Want to Leave Engineering

Harvard Business Review

Female retention in engineering remains a persistent problem. To build a deeper understanding of these experiences and how women deal with them, we interviewed and surveyed more than 330 engineers in the U.S. (43% Stress from Gendered Tasks and Career Paths.

Why I Bailed on My STEM Career

Change Starts Here

There’s been a lot of talk lately in the US about building more STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) capability in the workforce, and related conversations about how to increase the number of women in STEM programs, and how to keep women in those jobs once they have them.

3 Critical Reasons More Women Are Needed in STEM Careers

Women on Business

NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: Only 25% of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce are women. ” Lisa shares three critical reasons why it’s so important that more women are needed in STEM careers and why it’s imperative to get more women involved in STEM careers from the start: Corporate interest: We’re already having trouble filling the jobs that are open, even in a bleak economy.

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Encouraging the Next Generation of STEM Professionals

Curious Cat

I addressed a similar question in: Future Engineers and Scientists , which provides many details on this question. The advantages of gaining science, technology, engineering and math skills (STEM) are fairly well known. Career Science ASQ Influential Voices engineering

Why Do So Many Women Who Study Engineering Leave the Field?

Harvard Business Review

Engineering is the most male-dominated field in STEM. with women making up only 13% of the engineering workforce. For decades, to attract more women to the field, engineering educators have focused on curriculum reform (e.g., Why men and women enter engineering.

Maximize Your Potential: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks & Build an Incredible Career Jocelyn Glei, Editor Amazon Publishing (2013) Are you a prospective Free Radical? Potential” means “you ain’t done it yet.” Darrell Royal Jocelyn Glei edited this volume to which she and 21 others contributed their “insights on making things happen,” as did […].

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11 TED Talks by brilliant women in STEM

First Friday Book Synopsis

As you already know, there have been hundreds of books and articles published in recent years about the barriers that many women face when pursuing an education and then a career in what collectively is call the STEM disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

The Problem of Visibility for Women in Engineering, and How They Manage It

Harvard Business Review

Women engineers have a visibility problem. In 2014 we interviewed 50 women engineers in three leading FTSE 100 organizations in the UK. All three organizations said they were committed to diversity and were attempting to hire, retain, and promote more women engineers.

What Managers Can Do to Keep Women in Engineering

Harvard Business Review

Engineering faces a serious gender-based retention problem. Despite all the efforts encouraging women to study engineering, over 40% of highly skilled women who enter the field end up leaving. In 2014 we interviewed 34 women engineers in two FTSE 100 firms in the UK. Ten of the engineers were in the early stages of their careers, 19 were mid-career, and five were in late career. But now it makes sense to develop a career here.

How To Disrupt the Tech World

Mills Scofield

From how I was raised through my education and my career at Bell Labs and AT&T, I never felt any gender bias. Freshman Engineers designing radial keyboard for the communication impaired (e.g., STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math; STEAM = STEM + [Art + Design].

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Credit comes later

Lead on Purpose

Innovative engineers are recognized for their inventions.

How the Imagined “Rationality” of Engineering Is Hurting Diversity — and Engineering

Harvard Business Review

Just how common are the views on gender espoused in the memo that former Google engineer James Damore was recently fired for distributing on an internal company message board? Research we’ve conducted shows that while most people don’t share Damore’s views, male engineers are more likely to. ” Students are taught engineering purity, Cech found , so their commitment to public welfare declines significantly over the course of their engineering education.

Bell Labs Designing a New Phone System Using Idealized Design

Curious Cat

Of course, many managers don’t even try to learn from 5 leading management thinkers to do their jobs better over their career. they would be far ahead of the path they are now for their career.

They seemed so normal in the interview…

Survive Your Promotion

We finally terminated him but not before he annoyed some major clients, frustrated his fellow engineers, and absorbed countless hours of management time in coaching and attempts to resolve his performance issues. Contact me to see what a little coaching can do for your career!

Featured at Forbes: 10 Ways to Confront a Difficult Boss

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The post Featured at Forbes: 10 Ways to Confront a Difficult Boss appeared first on Mary Schaefer, empowerment authority, coach & trainer for those in engineering, scientific & IT-related positions.

Deming Lecture by Dr. Jeff Wu on Quality Improvement from Autos to Nanotechnology

Deming Institute

Related: A Historical Look at Deming’s Career: Lecture by J. data process thinking video control charts Dr. Deming engineering experimentation history process improvement quality tools special cause statistics webcasts

This Is 'Out Of The Box' Thinking.

Rich Gee Group

Apple engineer rebuilds an ancient Greek mechanism — the oldest known computer – known as The Antikythera Mechanism.

Featured at Forbes: How Do You Find a Mentor?

ReImagine Work

Formal or informal, a mentorship can be what supports and propels you forward in your career. appeared first on Mary Schaefer, empowerment authority, coach & trainer for those in engineering, scientific & IT-related positions. All Posts As Seen On career Forbes mentoring

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Craft a Sustainable Career

Harvard Business Review

Imagine crafting a sustainable career for yourself. Economic stagnation and unequal access to opportunity keep a sustainable career out of reach of many. However, there are steps you can take to maximize your chances of enjoying sustainable career success over the long term.

Five Stages in the Change Process Where You Can Involve People

Change Starts Here

Early in my career, I was an engineer responsible for process improvements. I quickly discovered that as the only engineer, I could get a lot more done if I involved more people in the effort to identify opportunities and implement solutions.

Meet Instigator Linda Freeman

Lead Change Blog

Linda Freeman, who began her career as an engineer with the U.S. in Environmental Engineering at Stanford University and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering at the University [.].

How to Beat Mid-Career Malaise

Harvard Business Review

” These questions are especially agonizing for mid-career professionals who may be searching for fulfillment while juggling demands at home and intense financial pressures to earn. How should you address a mid-career crisis? Mid-career malaise runs deep. Even people who have achieved a great deal of career success aren’t immune to these feelings, says Whitney Johnson, an executive coach and the author several books including Build an A-Team.

America's Next Top Engineer: She Needs Your Models

Harvard Business Review

If we could only put the same level of resources into inspiring girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) that we do into discovering America's Next Top Model , the chance wouldn't seem so remote. At the very least, the proportion of STEM professionals who are female—currently, in engineering, a paltry 11 percent—would grow. They tinker and use tools, and take apart things like lawnmower engines and hairdryers to learn how they work.

Hire a Great Chinese Engineer by Impressing His Girlfriend's Mom

Harvard Business Review

I thought hiring good engineers would be easy when I launched my startup, Julu Mobile , in Shanghai in early 2011. After all, China produces 600,000 engineering graduates each year, and as a former Google product manager I thought knew how to attract them.

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Graduates Least Interested in Their Work

Coaching Tip

Those are findings from a survey of 30,000 graduates of all ages conducted by Gallup with Purdue University that compared four large categories of majors: business; social sciences and education; sciences and engineering; and arts and humanities. That honor falls to science and engineering graduates. Source: The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2014. . When Doing It All Won''t Do: A Self-Coaching Guide for Career Women. .

12 Reasons Your Strengths Can Work Against You

ReImagine Work

The post 12 Reasons Your Strengths Can Work Against You appeared first on Mary Schaefer, empowerment authority, coach & trainer for those in engineering, science, tech & more. All Posts As Seen On Survive & Thrive career Forbes humans at work performance self-development

How We Reorganized Instagram’s Engineering Team While Quadrupling Its Size

Harvard Business Review

When I joined Instagram in 2015 as head of engineering, the company had been part of Facebook for three years. It had 115 engineers, but we would soon scale to 300, and later grow to over 400 in 2017. The engineering department needed better organization and management, and its employees were craving more career development. Andy Crawford/Getty Images. It was not an easy task, but I had a powerful weapon in mind from the start: reorganization.

Being a Two-Career Couple Requires a Long-Term Plan

Harvard Business Review

” Kate and her husband, Matthew, were a classic dual career couple. How could they design two careers that could give them both what they wanted: meaningful work, financial security, and a great family? One of their innovations was to plan a lifetime family career – together. Most of us well-meaningly want to support our partner and their careers. But thinking about two careers individually and then trying to marry them together is often a design challenge.

10 Ways to Get More Video Views | StrategyDriven

Strategy Driven

Everspark Interactive (ESI) is a full-service, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Agency specialized in getting their clients’ websites to rank in the top position on Google, Bing, and Yahoo. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Everspark Interactive was founded in June 2009 by internationally-known Search Engine Optimization (SEO) expert, Jason Hennessey and 20-year marketing veteran, Chris Watson.

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Why do some talented executives fail?

Coaching Tip

In their book, Maximum Success: Changing the Twelve Behavior Patterns That Keep You From Getting Ahead , James Waldroop and Timothy Butler identify twelve behavior patterns--what they call "Achilles' heels" — that can harm, or seriously hinder, a person's career development.

Quoted at Jobjet on managing your organization’s brand to recruit top talent

ReImagine Work

The post Quoted at Jobjet on managing your organization’s brand to recruit top talent appeared first on Mary Schaefer, empowerment authority, speaker, coach & trainer for those in engineering, scientific & IT-related positions. All Posts As Seen On career

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Your Brand Is the Exhaust Fume of the Engine of Your Life

Harvard Business Review

It changes careers because we no longer need to belong to an organization to be able to create scale or impact. Your brand is the exhaust created by the engine of your life. Branding Career planning "How do you manage your brand?"

Leadership, Self-Awareness and A Story


After schooling, when Nish was at the cross road of career selection, he told his father, “ Give me an inch of space in electronics and I will make a whole world out of it ”. His grades in diploma allowed him to get a lateral entry into Bachelor of Engineering course. The journey of building a career is nothing but a quest to seek our strengths and then utilize those strengths fully to make a positive difference.