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  Over the past couple years I have noticed an interesting trend and I am curious to read your thoughts.  This trend is: The haphazard awarding of titles to those who do not have the responsibilities to match. Once-upon-a-time a young civil engineer, somewhere, with just a few years...

What I love about my job as "headhunter" is the daily interaction I have with civil engineering professionals across the United States discussing their careers.  I love learning about the projects they are working on, all they have accomplished, and what motivates them. I love...

As a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan, I am an unfortunate expert in understanding the concept of "finishing" or "closing out strong," or rather, how NOT to.  That is, through the course of the last few NFL seasons I have come accustomed to the Eagles failing...

Stop searching. They don't exist. Seriously. Waiting for the perfect civil engineer to walk through your office doors can be detrimental to your business and will lead to stagnation, stress, and disappointment.  So often times I find employers suffering from "paralysis by analysis" as they struggle in identifying...

Successful real estate investor Barbara Corcoran once said:     So as we leap into 2017 with both feet, make the development of your soft skills a priority.  Here are a few reasons why your soft skills are so important: Business Development:  Your track record and resume of successfully...

I am not a professional coach in any way shape or form, but I have used one on a few occasions in the past, and in 2016 I went through an invaluable exercise in goal setting, as encouraged and outlined by my coach.  I've never...