How do you handle
people who argue with you, impatient
executives, or just pushy colleagues? Before we can answer that question, we need to take a closer look at what intimidation actually is.
As engineers, we are noted for our ability to develop new technologically sophisticated products, but not necessarily for being good at, or even interested in, predicting how they may be misused.
Remember the “good ol' days”
when all you had to do was post a
job on your favorite job board and
your in-box filled with good, qualified resumes?
Times have changed, so if you're a
smaller company, how do you compete
with the big boys attracting and
retaining talented engineers?
Tech pros who seek a new career path may
may need to overcome resistance from risk-averse employers
by convincing that hiring someone with no direct experience will be a good decision.
When the World Wildlife
Fund selected Chris Miser to help it
combat poaching in southwest Africa,
it got much more than an engineer
with a desirable technology. It got
a man committed to helping protect
As we embark on an exciting
new year, IEEE-USA invites
members and non-members to
submit story ideas and
articles on career and
public policy issues that
affect U.S. technology
individuals should contact
Managing Editor Greg Hill at