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Keys to a Successful Engineering Career LESSON 12: The Importance of Being Able to Take Constructive Criticism

Engineers sometimes suffer from the problem of ego or pride, and hence sometimes struggle with taking constructive feedback the right way. One of the best ways to boost your career is to learn to take feedback in the positive way it is intended. This video will give you the tips and tricks to ensure you always benefit from constructive criticism.

Keys to a Successful Engineering Career LESSON 11: Never Make Enemies

There is an old saying my Dad taught me . . . Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate. This is true in life in general, but is especially true in the engineering community. This is a rather small and tight-nit community, and engineers appear to be particularly adept at holding a grudge. Hence to be successful in this field, it is important to avoid needlessly creating enemies.

Successful Engineering Career Advice LESSON 8: How to Handle a Lunch or Dinner Interview

A lunch or dinner interview can make you or break you as far as getting an offer for that dream job. Many engineers are somewhat socially awkward, so a meal interview can be a very intimidating thing. In this lesson we show you how to prepare for a successful meal interview. We give you the do’s and don’ts, and can help you make your interview a success.