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  • With careers in engineering and technology evolving so rapidly, a company’s commitment to upskilling its employees is imperative to their career growth. Maintaining the appropriate credentials—such as a certificate or digital badge that attests to successful completion of a specific set of learning objectives—can lead to increased job satisfaction, employee engagement, and higher salaries. For […]
  • Ever since she was an undergraduate student in Turkey, Simay Akar has been interested in renewable energy technology. As she progressed through her career after school, she chose not to develop the technology herself but to promote it. She has held marketing positions with major energy companies, and now she runs two startups. One of […]
  • The AI future has arrived. From tech and finance, to healthcare, retail, and manufacturing, nearly every industry today has begun to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) into their technology platforms and business operations. The result is a surging talent demand for engineers who can design, implement, leverage, and manage AI systems. Over the next decade, the […]
  • This article is part of our exclusive career advice series in partnership with the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society. As you begin your professional career freshly armed with an engineering degree, your initial roles and responsibilities are likely to revolve around the knowledge and competencies you learned at school. If you do well in […]
  • The IEEE–Eta Kappa Nu honor society for engineers celebrates its 120th anniversary this year. Founded in October 1904, IEEE-HKN recognizes academic experience as well as excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Inductees are chosen based on their technical, scientific, and leadership achievements. There are now more than 270 IEEE-HKN chapters at universities around the world.The […]