Breaking the glass ceiling: Encouraging women to explore engineering careers

by Lucia Pía Torres Modern society – and its ability to manage technological changes, while also combining classic thought with modernity and coexistence with advancement – leaves no alternative but…

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High-paying careers: Construction affords opportunities with substantial pay and benefits

            There’s no better time to work in the construction industry. With a growing shortage of skilled workers, salaries remain high and career opportunities are plentiful. The National Center for…

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Consider construction: Pay often higher than jobs requiring bachelor’s degree

by Deanna Quintana As our children grow up, we continually ingrain in them that there is one route to success – a four-year degree. However, higher education is not solely…

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Construction wages rising: Firms paying more, but labor market remains tight

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]n Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) analysis showed construction wages on the rise, which seems to be attracting workers to return to the industry. The organization cautioned, however, that…

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Adding the arts to technical skills can generate more productivity, innovation

by Stuart G. Walesh, PhD, PE In 1871, engineer James Watt patented a steam engine that produced continuous rotary motion. Steam engines both figuratively and literally drove the Industrial Revolution…

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