Entrepreneurship

Free Falling Into Entrepreneurship

A brand new start! I’m running off the cliff, pulling the cord, and free falling into entrepreneurship. I’m exhilarated, thrilled, and frightened to death. I can only pray that I hit the ground with my feet under me. I’ve made the decision to start my own company. After all, I’ve been designing and constructing for […]

Advice for New Engineers

Advice for the next generation of engineers I’m passionate about helping young engineers, especially women, navigate their career path. I do this several different ways: mentoring, hiring interns and co-ops, and blogging. I’m often asked, “What is most important thing I should do?” The answer is always getting a good technical base. Think about your […]

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Look For the Joy

This article was submitted by a former co-worker of mine named Caroline. I feel it can be good sometimes to step back and consider the joy that can be found from a fulfilling career! -Heather Creating a Career and Life you Love “Look for the joy!” That was always my mom’s advice when I faced […]

Women Can Be Career-Competitive Too!

Females shouldn’t always be expected to be demure wallflowers at the workplace. In many cases it seems that females are not encouraged to compete in the workplace.  In fact it feels more like we are outright discouraged from competing for positions.  In this article I will describe how I became career-competitive and how you can too! As I shared […]