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Ask Anthony: What Is the Most Important Credential I Should Acquire as a Civil Engineer?

I don’t have a right or wrong answer to this question, because the answer depends on a few key items. However, I will try to give you some tools and information that you can use to answer this question for your specific situation. First, I will say that I highly recommend that as a civil engineer you pursue your professional engineering license. I know that...

Ask Anthony: How Many Hours a Week Does It Take to Get Ahead?

In building the Engineering Career Coach website, I have had the honor to talk with and assist hundreds of civil engineers in their career development efforts. I also spent 15 years building my own civil engineering career from a land surveyor position in high school to an associate in the same firm at 27 years old. In this post I want to answer some common...

Ask Anthony: Building Relationships the Key to Successful Networking

I had the pleasure of giving a seminar on networking for the Austin Branch Younger Member Forum last month. There were some excellent questions asked about networking, so I thought in this post, I would provide a brief summary of what networking is and how to do it effectively. What Networking Is Not Let’s start with that. Networking is not collecting business cards. Too many civil engineers I...

Focus on the Important Things – Career Advice from an Expert

Hi, my name is Anthony Fasano. I am a licensed professional engineer, but instead of engineering I now spend my time inspiring engineers through different ventures and content channels. I worked for about 15 years as a civil engineer – primarily in land development but I also had exposure to structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, and environmental engineering early in my career. I even spent a...