146: How to Develop Confidence and Composure – Even When You are Scared to Death [Podcast]

Develop confidence. That is the challenge.  The desire to develop more confidence and composure under pressure is a common theme we see in our professional graduate students. Even those who seem like they are highly confident will confess one-on-one that they are lacking.  A quick look will show that everyone lacks confidence at some level. […]

confidence

145: Does it Matter Where You Go to School? [Podcast]

Where you go to school matters – right?  With all the attention to college acceptance bribery cases involving actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, we might think that it really matters where you go to school. After all, why would they pay a ton of money if not?  But when we peel back the layers […]

Does it matter where you go to school?

144: Should I Get a Masters in Engineering Management or MBA [Podcast]

Engineering Management (EM) vs MBA? That is a question I have talked about a lot in the last few years.  I have both a masters in engineering and an MBA. And since joining the university, I have been running an engineering management program (Information Engineering and Management or IEM). So I have seen them all […]

Engineering Management vs MBA

143: Hidden Engineering Jobs – How to Find Jobs that Have Not Been Advertised [Podcast]

Ever heard of hidden engineering jobs? Estimates indicate that over 80% of jobs filled each year are hidden jobs. What is a hidden job?  Many will define hidden jobs as jobs that never get formally posted to job boards. But it goes further than that since many jobs posted on sites like Indeed are not […]

Hidden Engineering Jobs

142: Finding Hidden Jobs Everywhere You Look [Podcast]

Finding hidden jobs is like finding a rare coin in your spare change – easy to go unnoticed but fun when you find it. And sometimes, valuable. Clients and students often tell me how there are so few jobs available. But when others look, they see jobs everywhere. In today’s podcast, I am going to […]

How to Uncover Hidden Jobs