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Engineering Management Careers

According to a United States Department of Labor report released in 2010, engineering management employment should grow by nearly 10 percent between 2010 and 2020. Employment growth for engineering managers hinges on many of the same economic factors that affect the people that the managers supervise. With an increase in public sector infrastructure projects, engineering [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:01+00:00March 17th, 2015|Engineering Management|0 Comments

Tips for Preparing Your Resume for MBA Application

Being considered for an MBA program isn’t an entirely dissimilar process from the everyday job interview. In fact, the admissions committee is likely looking for some of the same qualities in prospective students as an employer might be in their job candidates: Dedication, experience (both academic and professional), work ethic, and evidence that the person [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:01+00:00November 17th, 2014|Business Administration|0 Comments

High Earning Potential – Engineering Management Salary Figures

According to a 2013 survey by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers, salaries for engineers in these fields have continued to rise. The annual income reported for all surveyed engineers was $104,303, which is .8% higher than the previous year, and 4.5% higher than the findings from 2011. [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:07+00:00October 10th, 2014|Engineering Management|0 Comments

How to Choose an MBA Program

If you’re a business professional looking to move into a leadership role, earning your MBA is an excellent way to build a competitive advantage and develop your management skills. However, with so many programs available, it can sometimes be difficult to choose the one that suits your needs. For those who are just beginning their [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:07+00:00October 7th, 2014|Business Administration|0 Comments

What Skills are Needed for Business Management?

The modern business world is an incredibly complex space. Advances in technology have nearly rendered international boundaries and geographical distance irrelevant in terms of commerce, paving the way for a global, interconnected economy and expansion into international markets. Companies can now interact with customers in more ways than ever before through social media and other [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:07+00:00September 26th, 2014|Business Administration|0 Comments

Preparing for the NCARB® ARE® Exam

Becoming a licensed architect through the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards® is a rigorous process, one that firmly establishes those who complete their certification as being well-prepared for the many challenges of the field. One of the central points of the process is passing the Architecture Registration Exam® (ARE), which is a comprehensive examination [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:07+00:00September 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MBA ROI: What Can an MBA Do For You?

When it comes to graduate degrees that offer opportunities for professional advancement and increased earning potential, the Master of Business Administration has always stood at the forefront of the corporate world. Sometimes even standing as a requirement of business leadership positions, earning an MBA provides business grads with an opportunity to complete specialized management coursework [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:07+00:00September 8th, 2014|Business Administration|0 Comments

Computer Science vs. IT: What’s the Difference?

To most who’ve spent some time working within the technology and computing field, the difference between computer science (CS) and IT might be well-explored territory. However, for someone who’s either just beginning their career in information systems or might be looking to pivot into the industry may still be a bit confused as to which [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:08+00:00August 22nd, 2014|Information Technology|0 Comments

What Can You Do With an Architecture Degree?

The answer to the question “What can I do with an architecture degree” might not be as obvious as you think. Yes, you can indeed go on to pursue a career designing houses and buildings, but there’s some surprising ways that the skills developed during architecture education can be employed. Architects, upon completing an advanced [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:08+00:00August 15th, 2014|Architecture|0 Comments

How to Become a Network Administrator

As new technologies continue to advance by leaps and bounds with each coming year, expert professionals that can help organizations make use of the best solutions to suit their needs are expected to remain in steady, high demand. Particularly with the advent of cloud computing, a sophisticated understanding of data networking has never been more [...]

By |2017-07-13T00:20:08+00:00August 8th, 2014|Information Technology|0 Comments