Five Advantages of an Engineering Management Master’s


Applying management practices in the engineering sphere, an engineering management degree confers many benefits to its students. As an MS in Engineering Management welcomes people from both STEM and business backgrounds; it is by nature an interdisciplinary degree.

2021 155

No,Google Should Not Have Fired the “Anti-Diversity” Engineer

Evil HR Lady

Google fired engineer James Damore after he wrote a ten-page document about “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” To keep reading, click here: No, Google Should Not Have Fired the “Anti-DiversityEngineer. The post No,Google Should Not Have Fired the “Anti-DiversityEngineer appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

2017 133

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

The Best Paid Engineering Degrees

Career Alley

Although student debt can be quite substantial, this is not the case, especially if your degree is in engineering. The job market is always in need of young talented engineers, who of which are paid handsomely even when they start. Here are the best engineering degrees which studies have shown lead the highest salaries: Petroleum Engineering. A petroleum engineering degree has show to lead to the highest engineering salary. Chemical Engineering.

Top Five: Diversity in Tech


Apple’s updated diversity numbers are out and while they’re an improvement from the tech company’s 2014 numbers, there’s still a long way to go. That’s the story all over the tech industry: firms create a diversity program , bring in new hires and retain them – for a time – until they hit a ceiling. It’s common for women to leave STEM jobs after even five years, citing both stalled career growth and a toxic culture, and the same holds true for other “diversity hires.”

5 Ways to Amplify Your Diversity Recruiting Efforts


Recruiting a diverse group of candidates is essential to having a well-rounded organization where ideas, experiences and backgrounds help organizations and teams reach their productivity and sales goals.For example, research has found that every 1 percent increase in racial diversity correlates with a 9 percent increase in sales revenue. Diversity, in my mind isn’t just about race, being female or a military veteran , but it can be. Diversity Job Boards and Forums.

What Being a Diverse, Female Entrepreneur Has Taught Me About Challenges and Uncertainty 

Ms. Career Girl

At first, I did not feel qualified to make decisions about engineering or growth. The post What Being a Diverse, Female Entrepreneur Has Taught Me About Challenges and Uncertainty appeared first on Ms.

2020 166

How Not To Talk About Diversity/Inclusion - If you Want to Actually Recruit Diverse Candidates

The HR Capitalist

Most of us have work to do related to optimizing the diversity/inclusion that exists in our organization. For some HR and recruiting pros, you may have the added challenge of recruiting diverse candidates to areas of the country that are. What diverse candidate would want to live in some of the areas you're expected to recruit them to? To say he's ineffective at diversity recruiting is being too kind.

Diversity at Twitter Is About More Than Hiring


Although Twitter Engineering Manager Leslie Miley was let go in the recent round of Twitter layoffs, on Tuesday he published a piece on Medium say that he had been planning to leave the company anyway. With Miley’s departure, Twitter is now without a single black engineer in a leadership role. Miley was deeply disappointed in Twitter’s lukewarm commitment to diversity in tech, saying, “my time at Twitter is over. HR diversity diversity in tech Twitter

What Diversity Really Means

Water Cooler Wisdom

Lighthouse Research  Principal Analyst  Ben Eubanks  hammered home the importance of culturally embedded diversity and inclusion practices. According to Deloitte, employees that rated their employers highly for both  diversity and inclusion were 80 percent more likely to say their organization was high performing. Furthermore, companies in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to perform about average.

Why Building Diversity Into Your Intern Program Matters


Creating a diverse and inclusive work place is one of the most critical and challenging issues faced by HR professionals today. Most large Fortune 500 companies (for example Microsoft and Ernst and Young ) have extensive diversity messages on their websites and dedicate tremendous time and effort to building a diverse team that more closely reflects the makeup of he world. Different industries struggle with diversity in different ways.

Structural Engineering Jobs: Interviewing Basics

Career Realism

As a graduate working to get a structural engineering job, there are several steps to follow that will help you position yourself as a top ranking candidate. Prospective jobs in civil and structural engineering are holding steady or even on the rise. As a branch of civil engineering, structural engineering offers a diverse number of applications. The engineer makes sure the structure will stand up under normal and extreme circumstances.

Executive Brand Online Reputation Management: Relevance, Quality, Diversity, Volume, Consistency

Executive Career Brand

Executive Brand Online Reputation Management: Relevance, Quality, Diversity, Volume, Consistency is a post from: Executive Career Brand. Most recruiters and hiring decision makers source and assess talent through Google, LinkedIn and other search engines. Search “your name&# on Google, Bing and other major search engines once or twice a week, to stay on top of what others find when they search your name. DIVERSITY.

Hire for Diversity of All Kinds

Hiring Technical People

Using Social Media to Network → Hire for Diversity of All Kinds Posted on March 18, 2009 by johanna I read a bunch of blogs, and Evolving Excellence is consistently good. It’s too easy if you have insufficient diversity to achieve group-think without meaning to. If you’re hiring for problem-solving skills, which is what we do in high tech, you want diversity of all kinds: personality, schooling, race, culture, to name just a few.

2009 120

Can The Fired Google Engineer Show Us The Political Affiliations of Tech Companies?

The HR Capitalist

By now, you've likely heard about the Google engineer who got fired for writing a diversity manifesto. If not, here's what happened : "Google employees are up in arms after a senior engineer at the company penned an anti-diversity manifesto that has spread through the company like wildfire. . So much so, it created the following events this week: Google fired the engineer. There was a backlash related to the decision to fire the engineer.

2017 76

THANK GOD FOR ASIANS: Google Releases Diversity Numbers.

HR Capitalist

First up, let''s point out the obvious - anyone who doesn''t think Google is a huge engine of innovation in the world is smoking crack. For example, this year Google engineer Charles Pratt was in-residence at Howard University, where he revamped the school’s Intro to CS curriculum.". I''m looking at the Google diversity numbers and resisting the urge to wag the finger.

Is The Impact of Asian Diversity Undervalued in American Workplaces?

HR Capitalist

I alluded to this in a post awhile back called " Thank God for Asians - Google Releases Workplace Diversity Numbers ". Affirmative action plans pack a lot of nationalities into the Asian classification, and the classification does nothing to really show the level of cultural diversity that''s present in what the EEOC would call "Asian". All the diversity studies say that the engineering population is like 70 percent white and Asian. Of course it is.

Job Path of a Diversity Consultant

Career Realism

I am currently a Military Equal Opportunity (MEO) Advisor / Human Relations Education (HRE) / Diversity Specialist for the United States Air Force. I completed a three-week course on Diversity issues in Florida before I was assigned this position. In addition to my military duties of airmanship, which includes physical fitness and being prepared as a warfighter, I manage the Diversity, MEO and HRE programs for the entire base that I am stationed on.

How #ILookLikeAnEngineer is Raising Awareness About Continued Sexism in STEM

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re active on social media, I’m sure you’ve seen the hashtag #ILookLikeAnEngineer that took off on Twitter after an advertisement posted earlier this month in San Francisco by company OneLogin geared at all engineers and featuring female employee Isis Wenger as one of its models received some serious backlash. Jaymini Mistry , a quality engineer in Nottingham, United Kingdom realizes that this support needs to take itself offline, too.

2015 218

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1

Hiring Technical People

Read Visualizing Silicon Valley’s Lack of Diversity. We know that diverse teams create better products. We know—and if you have been on a multi-gender, multi-cultural team, people-with-diverse-backgrounds you have this experience—creating products is more fun, faster, and easier. You have people who, while they fit the corporate culture enough, have diverse experience creating products. Ask other women in engineering. Talk about engineers.

2014 190

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2

Hiring Technical People

You need race and age diversity, along with personality diversity to get the best products out of your teams. When I asked about diversity, I kept hearing, “We only have young white people to offer you.” In fact, there were, maybe not plenty, but enough that I could start to hire a diverse set of people. Here is what I did: I told everyone I knew that I was looking to increase the diversity of my teams.

2014 205

Creating a Succession Plan for Your Technical Team

Hiring Technical People

You’re not getting diverse people. If you start senior engineers at 5 years of experience, I want to know how the heck you can. hiring strategy attractive job diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit qualities succession plan technical skills title value We often think about a succession plan for managers. But, if you’re not thinking about a succession plan for your technical team, you’re falling prey to local shortages , and hiring the same old kinds of people.

2014 240

Hiring Trap: Don’t Hire Anyone Older Than…

Hiring Technical People

I told the recruiter, I was open to engineers of all ages. If you are creating products or solving problems, consider hiring people who have some differences, so you get idea diversity. hiring process ageism cultural fit discrimination diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit technical skills value When I was a young developer, my employers were hungry for talent. They hired women, as well as men.

2014 263

How Students, Grads, and Young Careerists Can Mitigate Bias

Competitive Resumes

is the Advisor to the President on Diversity at the University of North Georgia. She is the eyes and ears for the University on all things for diversity and inclusion and reports directly to the President of the University. She has completed a certification program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Busines for “Strategies for Building and Leading Diverse Organizations Executive Education program.” Diversity and Inclusion unconscious bias Bias Unconscious Bias

2017 139

Creating a Succession Plan for Your Technical Team

Hiring Technical People

You’re not getting diverse people. If you start senior engineers at 5 years of experience, I want to know how the heck you can. hiring strategy HTP attractive job diversity Hiring Geeks That Fit qualities succession plan technical skills title value We often think about a succession plan for managers. But, if you’re not thinking about a succession plan for your technical team, you’re falling prey to local shortages , and hiring the same old kinds of people.

2014 126

Job Roles and Responsibilities in Big Data

Imarticus Learning

Over the last few years, as the field is getting more complex and advanced and with the diverse possibilities, one can see companies hire specific professionals under various titles, like, Data Engineers, Data Architects, Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Machine Learning Engineers, Big Data Engineers, etc…, Let us get a quick overview of the common roles within the Big Data scope and a general understanding of their responsibilities. Data Engineers/ Data Architect.

2017 57

Interviews Work Both Ways

Hiring Technical People

He’s comparing two senior engineering jobs. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

2010 139

The Importance of the Inclusion Discussion to Free Everyone

Competitive Resumes

Uncomfortable talking about “Diversity and Inclusion?” Many of us reverse engineer this story with a different outcome. Diversity and Inclusion” I might be able to ease the pain just a little. The University of South Florida was not the melting pot of people I was hoping for, but I did have friends of many races and backgrounds. I often wondered why more people weren’t more like me.

2016 100

Tech Pioneers Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom


Or, as the White House put it, Hamilton “contributed to concepts of asynchronous software, priority scheduling and priority displays, and human-in-the-loop decision capability, which set the foundation for modern, ultra-reliable software design and engineering” Awarding the Medal of Freedom to Hopper and Hamilton, and Melinda Gates, who has made education so much a part of her philanthropic mission, does much to honour the too often hidden contributions of women.

2016 57

STEM Education for Girls Is Good for the Economy


The importance of educating women and girls in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) was made apparent by a study just published by The World Economic Forum (WEF). HR diversity education for girls hiring STEM women in techThe study talked about the impact of technology on jobs in the next 5 years. It is not good news for women. Job Losses. It is no secret that many jobs currently performed by people everywhere will be lost to technology.

Unemployed 2009-Go to Market For You

Career Brander

The audiences have included folks that specialize in accounting, financial services, engineering, software programming, customer experience, information technology, marketing, and law. Based on feedback from this diverse group of attendees, the presentations focal point seems to resonate.

2009 100

Friday Five: Olympics, LinkedIn and Lesbians Who Tech


MYnority Report – Diversity Recruiting Meet Lesbians Who Tech. It turns out that increasingly jobs in government, engineering, project management, communications, and travel and hospitality are available as flexible opportunities on the work site FlexJobs. Bonus Track HR Social Media diversity in tech facebook LGBTQ LinkedIn OlympicsThe big social media story this week is the Olympics.

2016 48

Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Lou Adler

Recruit CRM

Recruiters can even tune into Adler's own podcast show named, Almost Daily Recruiting Show where he focuses on addressing the challenges involved in diversity hiring with his all-star list of guests such as— Josh Bersin (CEO of Josh Bersin Academy), Kevin Parker (CEO of HireVue) and so on.

2021 52

IT Jobs Abound! |

Resume to Referral

“ Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. Their are separate tabs for Students & Graduates and Diversity. Clicking Search Jobs links to a job search engine.

2010 55

What the Google Guy Teaches Us About Free Speech at Work


When Google fired James Damore, the engineer who wrote and circulated a ten page manifesto on how to approach workforce diversity “rationally,” many people cried that it was a violation of his right to free speech. The funny thing about the First Amendment, though, is that it doesn’t guarantee you freedom from consequences or free […] Source. HR free speech google google memo protected speech

2017 57

We Need More Girls in STEM!

Ms. Career Girl

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – why is it the world of men? In the US: Women remain underrepresented in engineering (14%), computer (25%), and physical science (39%) occupations. In the UK: In 2018 only 12% of engineers were women.

2020 235

How Women Are Shaping VR Technology

Ms. Career Girl

It’s no secret that the tech industries have a serious diversity problem in general. This doesn’t just illustrate the problematic systemic biases against talented women, it also serves as a reminder that we continue to truncate our technological trajectory by excluding the ideas of diverse minds. There are multiple movements which encourage the rise of women who code, and present us with valuable, diverse role models.

Is Your Online Presence Strong Enough to Compete?

Executive Career Brand

But, without a diverse online presence that reinforces your personal brand and value to the companies you’re targeting, executive recruiters and hiring professionals may pass you right by, in favor of others who do have a vibrant online footprint. Do your search results contain plenty of your relevant keywords and phrases, so that those web pages are optimized for search engines (or SEO-friendly)? Build diverse content in various places online.

Uber CHRO Resigns Amid Whistleblower Allegations: Serves as Cautionary Tale for HR Pros at all Levels.

The HR Capitalist

She joined the company a month before former engineer Susan Fowler penned a blog post talking about the rampant sexual harassment and sexism she endured at Uber. As head of the HR department, Hornsey served as one of the company's top spokespersons on issues regarding diversity and discrimination throughout the upheaval that followed. Uber's HR shop has always been a bit of a mess.

2018 77

This Tech CEO Said Targeting Bearded White Men for VP Makes Sense

Evil HR Lady

diversity #inclusion.” ” The ad was for a Vice President of Engineering at Relevant Software and included an illustration of a white guy with a beard, casually dressed. Gala Camacho spotted a job posting on LinkedIn that she found sexist, so she commented that they “might reach a wider audience if your job ad was not so gendered and/or white.

2019 119

Hiring Now.Twilio

Career Realism

The company has also been recognized for its technology and efforts in diversity by Fortune. "We Twilio Hatch - A six-month software engineering apprenticeship program for underrepresented backgrounds.

2021 53

Insider Tips for Building a Career in Government

Career Alley

Chief attractions of a government job include diversity of career options, employment stability, salary, and benefits–including retirement plans. Explore the Diversity of Career Choices. Besides public administration careers, the government also employs other traditional and non-traditional careers, including the following: Accountants, administrative personnel, human resource specialists, IT positions, engineers, management, scientists, and homeland security.

2012 227

Personal Branding FAQs for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

I have a diverse background with widely varying expertise and success in many disciplines. This also allows you to effectively manage relevant keyword density (that is, your personal SEO, or Search Engine Optimization) in your LinkedIn and other online profiles. When I speak with my c-suite and senior level executive clients for the first time, we discuss the job search issues concerning and impacting them right now. The things they don’t know how to deal with.

2016 184

“Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” Asks is it Discrimination or Biology?

Evil HR Lady

” This is the premise of a 10-page document, written by a Google engineer that questions Google’s diversity programs, as published by Gizmodo. “At Google, we’re regularly told that implicit (unconscious) and explicit biases are holding women back in tech and leadership. Of course, men and women experience bias, tech, and the workplace differently and we should be cognizant of this, but it’s far from the whole story.”

2017 122