Micromanaging Isn’t Always Wrong

Micromanaging is a tactic, not a style Among the greatest misunderstandings in leadership and coaching is the word “micromanaging”. Most leaders do not want to be considered a micro manager. As a matter of fact, it could possibly be considered an insult or weakness of any manager. When micromanaging is used as a coaching or […]

STEM Careers

3 Myths Relating to STEM Careers

 SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH With today’s demand for technology, careers in STEM (a phrase that together stands for the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math) are presently more sought after than before. Thanks to this high demand, occupations in STEM are frequently lucrative, and most offer good benefits to boot. University grads are aware of these […]

project management

What is project management?

More specifically, what is a project? It’s a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result. A project is temporary in that it has a defined beginning and end in time, and therefore defined scope and resources. Also a project is unique in that it is not a routine operation, but a specific […]

Helping With Female Job Opportunities

Surfer Girl Teaches a Valuable Lesson How you can help STEM girls with female job opportunities. You know early on that a career in science, technology, engineering or math is going to be a challenge. But if you’re like me and want to make your mark, and you don’t mind a little bit of challenge, then it’s […]

Top 5 Things to Look for in an Engineering School

What to Consider When Choosing an Engineering School My Story When I started studying engineering many, many years ago (okay, so I’m not twenty-something anymore), I didn’t have any idea about how to pick a good school.  So I applied for a few before doing my homework and had mixed results because of it.  I eventually settled on […]

Promoting Women in STEM Careers

3 Step Solution to Promote Women in STEM The number one way for a company to promote women in STEM is by trying to hire more females.  So naturally companies recruit.  This is done through hiring events at colleges, providing internships, and collaborating with trade organizations such as SWE and IEEE to find females with STEM degrees.  This […]