| Job Search Guide - Skilled Trades Worker Shortage: Opportunities Abound
by Craig Mech and Tim Muma - Mar, 2015
For a number of reasons, the skilled trades have taken a sizable hit in recent years, struggling to find qualified workers to fill tons of necessary positions. Craig Mech, VP of manufacturing for GSI Technologies, gives Tim Muma the lowdown on how companies in the skilled trade industries have been hurt. He discusses how education and misconceptions have played a role, and gives listeners some ways to turn this trend around. C...
| I Want to Be a - Civil Engineer
by Brad Aldrich and Tim Muma - Jul, 2013
Large projects that include things like roads, buildings and water systems are carefully designed and created to effectively utilize space and be functional for society. Before and during construction, every phase is analyzed to consider a number of factors, ensuring the best setup. This is the work of civil engineers like Brad Aldrich, President of Aldrich and Elliot, who describes to Tim Muma the steps it takes to get into t...
| I Want to Be a - Mechanical Engineer (Pt. 1)
by Shekhar Chandrashekhar and Tim Muma - Jul, 2013
Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines in the workforce. These individuals design, develop, build and test mechanical devices that are vital for personal and professional use, and it's an industry that continually evolves with the help of advanced technology. Shekhar Chandrashekhar is the Managing Director of Outreach programs for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and he brings over 20...
| Moving Up the Ladder - Hardest Jobs to Fill: Engineers
by Dan Wittliff and Tim Muma - Nov, 2012
As part of a series of episodes examining the "10 Hardest Jobs to Fill" (according to ManpowerGroup's research), this program looks into engineering. Dan Wittliff, President of the National Society of Professional Engineers, and a veteran professional engineer with a diverse background and tons of experience, discusses with Tim Muma the reasons engineer is consistently at the top of this list. Dan also gives some advice to job...
Four Careers in Engineering Requiring a 2-Year Degree
by Marcia Robinson - Feb, 2012
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is forecasting plenty of jobs in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) occupations. Many of these STEM jobs with increasing number of job openings are in the Engineering sector. When people hear about engineering jobs, they typically do not think about careers that require only a 2-year college degree. Most people think that all engineering professions require a 4-year degre...
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