To be asked to name famous engineers is no easy task, but to be asked to name female engineers would make the answer much more difficult, wouldn’t it? It is interesting to think about it, given that without engineers our lives would be significantly different. Our homes, our cars, and our tools all include elements that are made possible by engineers. Would women really not be a part of all these … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t More Women Studying Engineering?
Let's be honest, if you're not innately frugal, continually keeping your spending in check is draining. And it’s not a lack of income that makes frugal living tough, a 2010 Gallup poll showed that even upper income consumers grow weary of penny pinching.The problem with “frugal fatigue” is that it makes you more likely to give in to your basic desires because you lack the willpower to make a … [Read more...] about 7 Tricks for Staying Motivated When You’re Battling Frugal Fatigue
Us millennials have a been given a pretty bad rep in the employment industry. Most of this is down to our penchant for job hopping. But when the pros of leaving a role outweigh the cons, is moving career really that bad? As it’s only you who can change your situation, you shouldn’t feel bad for leaving. Especially if your current role is not offering what you need. Here are some of the many … [Read more...] about Millennials – Why You Should Stop Apologizing For Job Hopping
Today’s generation of millennials enjoys more options than ever before. It can truthfully be quite daunting when it comes to choosing a career, but the simple fact is that the atypical 9-to-5 job is no longer required, nor is it necessary. Past generations have wasted years sitting in cubicles trying to climb a corporate ladder, but you don’t have to do that. Working from home, and all the … [Read more...] about How to Start a Career Working From Home
Discovering your true calling is similar to finding a romantic partner: some people have no expectations, they will know love when they find it, and some people have a clear image in their mind, and seek it out specifically. Finding your calling is challenging, because very few people have but one calling. In fact, I have to tell you a secret of adulthood. There is no such thing as planning for … [Read more...] about How to Discover Your True Calling
Millennials are new enough to the professional career pack that they experience many differences in their employment than previous generations. Knowing the right people, searching for benefits, having a positive company culture, saving for retirement, and feeling safe at work are all aspects of millennial careers that commonly cause stress. Not that these things didn’t cause stress in previous … [Read more...] about Common Millennial Career Stresses and How to Deal