Management by Paul Engle
Industrial Engineer's monthly column about engineering management (March 2012)
A few words of advice
"Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling never fails of employment." - Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States
Many graduating students dread facing prospective employers. As someone who participated in campus recruiting, let me assure you that employers share the same stress and pressure to fill entry-level positions with qualified staff. Attempting to identify future high performers during a brief meeting presents significant challenges. Many businesses depend upon a steady stream of new talent. Management consulting, accounting and engineering are examples of industries that hire large numbers of graduates each year.
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