Engineering Career and Job Hunting Advice for May 2017
on which jobs are seeing the fastest growth in a particular state are to be read with a bit of skepticism
because intentional or not, bias and error are always an integral part of the results. Lily Martis,
writing for the Monster job website, present just such a survey, and it is worth looking at since it
does give a good idea of what types of jobs are in demand overall. It might just be accurate to boot.
Evidently electrical and electronics repairers are currently in high demand in Idaho and avionics technicians
are needed in Maryland. Engineers must be a dime a dozen because no state lists any form of engineering
as the highest growing career field. Graduation time is here now, so there are, as is typical, a plethora
of articles offering advice to seniors.
- 5 Ways to Open Your Next Business Presentation - with Flair, by Paul Hellman - a
How Headhunters Use LinkedIn to Find Talented Candidates, by Arnie Fertig
Engineering Dominates Glassdoor's List of the 50 Best U.S. Jobs, by Monica Rozenfeld
Are the Fastest-Growing Jobs in Your State?, by Lily Martis
4 Truths About Working with Recruiters (That They'll Never Tell You), by Richard
Job Interview First Impressions: 10 Tips to Take You to the Top, Infogaphic by Armstrong
Appointments - interesting because an engineering grad recently asked me for advice for an upcoming
interview with Lockheed Martin, and I hit most of these points.
Recent LinkedIn Changes: How They Effect You and Your Job Search, by Lisa Rangel
- 5 Common Career Mistakes - and What You Can Learn from Them, by Daniel Bortz
How to (Smoothly) Leave a Job After Only a Couple of Months, by Rachel Bitte
The 3 Most Difficult Job Interview Questions for Young Professionals, on The Savvy
- Job Hunting Tips for 2017, by Forbes - I didn't link this because the author decided to imbed a
video that obnoxiously starts playing automatically. Won't these people ever learn that visitors HATE
when that happens?
Posted May 22, 2017