Monthly Archives: January 2016

Earned Value Management 1 – Introduction

Program management philosophies routinely change, and with those changes come new tools and metrics. One of the recently accepted philosophies is Earned Value Management (EVM). Wikipedia has a fantastic article with all of the equations if you’re interested in learning … Continue reading

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PowerPoint Engineering 1: Titles & Take-Aways

As engineers, we will constantly use Microsoft Powerpoint.  Yet, I find it strange that a program so widely utilized is used so poorly.  “PowerPoint Engineering” will be an on-going series of posts, in which I’ll discuss my keys to creating … Continue reading

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Resume Crafting 1: Ditch the Objective Statement

Writing the perfect resume is a tricky, if not obsessive, process. There are countless articles, tips, and examples online at Yahoo! and Lifehacker for your consumption, so this will not be a “seven tips to improve your resume” type of … Continue reading

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Does Grade Point Average matter for engineers?

Does Grade Point Average matter for engineers? That is a question oft debated – or perhaps obsessed over – by students as they get closer to graduation. Like all questions of philosophy, there is no one-size-fits all answer.  It depends … Continue reading

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Welcome to For Engineers Only!

After listening to me complain for the nth time about the work ethic of the current generation of engineers and the lack of honest resources to help them, my wife suggested I fill the gap by being that resource. It’s … Continue reading

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