"With companies adding more and more responsibilities to your plate, you'll probably be expected to do project management while engineering the same project. Most of us don't get business or management training while in engineering school,…"
"It has happened to me, too. I've learned to prepare. I paid off all bills, including my mortgage, and put money into savings while I still had a job. I've tried to build a network of associates so we can help each other stay employed.…"
"I agree that the economy cannot afford to have lots of people out of work. However I'm not sure that it is technology's fault, nor am I sure that it's permanent. Technology is a tool, and like any tool it can be used inappropriately…"
"I don't know where Larry's hate comes from, but it's tiring. The measure of a productive engineer is what he has done with the engineering opportunities presented to him. I have seen both impressive and useless results from holders of…"
"Andrew, I understand your situation. I graduated in 1982 with a BS-EDET, which essentially is the same thing as a BS-EET today. (EDET = Electrical Design Engineering Technology.) When I entered the program, as a sophomore in the traditional BSEE…"
"I agree that online training can be beneficial. You need to check out what you're getting, of course. You can pick up a lot of information, although it's difficult to get hands-on experience. I find that employers like that you take online…"