Tag: Communication Skills

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How to prepare for – and succeed in- conversations with the media

Maribel Castillo, vice president and director of corporate communications at T.Y. Lin International, discusses interacting with the media.

There is great value in mentorship and networking

Randell H. Iwasaki, P.E., M.ASCE, had a long career in the transportation field, one that greatly benefited from the encouragement of others.

Extroverted, energetic Boise leader honored as New Face of Civil Engineering

New Face of Civil Engineering Lauren Nuxoll's force of personality is helping her build teams and her hometown of Boise.

Why should engineers join together theory and practice?

David Blockley, Ph.D., F.IStructE, F.ICE, author of Building Bridges: Between Theory and Practice, talks about the huge gaps between what engineers know, what they do, and why things go wrong.

First Step: Persistence and networking pay off

Fathima Lahar, CMIT, A.M.ASCE, talks with Civil Engineering about how she made the first steps in her civil engineering career after being a stay-at-home mom.

5 keys to building successful engineering relationships

But how can civil engineers successfully form successful relationships with the members of the communities their projects serve? Jazzy Principe, a project manager for Jacobs, sorts it all out.

Business leader learns employees can work successfully from home

Lee Slade, P.E., M.ASCE, chair of Walter P Moore, explains that there are new ways to 'meet' challenges.

High STEM earners know how to communicate

Georgetown University researchers have identified key job competencies that increase earnings for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professionals.

Ask Anthony: How do I improve my communication skills if I am a shy person?

Just because you are a shy person doesn’t mean you can’t engage in meaningful conversation.

Using big data to make better asset management decisions

Sabrina N. Rivera, P.E., M.ASCE, is using big data to help the utility she works for make smart asset decisions.