Category - Job Search for Engineers


Developing Confidence: Being brave even when you don’t feel it

“BE BRAVE. Even if you’re not, pretend to be.”   I love today’s quote about being brave. I originally saw it under the image of a goldfish swimming with a shark fin attached to its back (didn’t include it here to avoid copyright issues). Imagine, a little fish in a big pond faking people out …


Does a job gap on your resume hurt you?

Does a job gap on your resume hurt you?   I received another question recently that is probably on the minds of many, given the prolonged nature of the downturn in the oil and gas industry. Here it is: “I’m worried at this point that the gap on my resume from when I was laid …


Opening Day at the Engineering Coach Blog!

[Note, this is actually a reprint of a post from my previous website. The economic outlook in Texas and the Gulf Coast is not nearly as rosy as it was at the time this was originally written. Such is the nature of anything related to oil and gas, unfortunately.] So many topics, so little time! …