How come most women choose to opt out of engineering?

According to North American research, the female to male ratio in the study of engineering is much less and those who chose to go for it opt out of their career somewhere down the line.  This research, conducted by various experts from different universities suggested that women feel undermined by men, especially during group projects, […]

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Inventive Problem Solving and Future Engineers

For Australia to compete globally and keep up with the rest of the world, its engineers need to be fully trained and equipped to handle everything that comes their way. They must possess the creativity and innovative techniques required to come up with products or ideas which are better than most others in the market. […]

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Story Telling and Software Recruitment – The Screenplay

Author Steve Brennan Everybody loves a good story, in a Hollywood blockbuster or the more exciting world of software recruitment, people want to be immersed. That’s exactly what you need to do when trying to land that job, tell a compelling story, be the hero. It starts with the resume. 

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3 interview answers you’re better off keeping short and sweet

Author Richard Moy on Mashable I used to fall into the trap of thinking that the longer an interview went, the better my chances of getting the job became. This wasn’t something that hindered me exclusively in the early stages of my career, either. I had a bad habit of talking hiring managers’ ears off […]

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High-tech hiring and the malleable modern career

Author Stephanie Walden for Indeed Prime on Mashable Redefining today’s career paths and securing top-tier talent in the tech world The modern career path is rarely ever a straight line, nor it is a logical sequence of ones and zeroes. Particularly within tech companies, it’s tricky for hiring managers to find — and retain — […]

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4 interview questions that are actually OK to ask (because the answers matter)

Author Richard Moy for The Muse If you prepare for interviews as thoroughly as I think you do, you’ve probably got a (long) list of questions to ask. But you probably also worry about which ones are actually OK to bring up — and which could cost you the job. Yes, when I was a […]

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Want a top tech job? These 8 expert tips will help you rise above the rest.

Author Erin Greenawald for The Muse If you’re planning to look for a new job this year, you’re not alone. Which might leave you wondering: How, exactly, does one get noticed in a crowded, motivated pool of applicants? Sure, you can read the job description, but how can you know what hiring managers are really […]

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5 Skills Hiring Managers Look for in Engineering Grads

Author Meghan Brown from Engineering.com Congratulations! You are now an engineer on the job hunt. You know that you’re a highly skilled engineering graduate, but the job hunt can feel like a particularly arduous task. 

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14 free online personality tests that’ll help point you in the right direction

Author Alyse Kalish for The Muse There’s something wonderful about personality tests — the idea that you can put yourself into a category (or categories), just like that, is so relieving and self-satisfying. I’m an introvert and an extrovert! I’m sensitive but strong-minded! This one told me I’m destined to marry rich! (Alright, that’s my […]

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What employers want when it comes to job interviews

Author Tony Malkovic from Engineers Australia If you type ‘job interview skills for engineers’ into Google, you’ll get some 269,000,000 responses. But before you download and read all those articles, you might want to pause and take another tack – and work out what it is that your prospective employer wants.

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