Careers & Leadership

April 1, 2020

More companies across the civil engineering industry are implementing flatter management structures. Thus, the ability to influence others without relying on positional authority is an important skill for managers to learn. Outsourcing and virtual teams…Read More >>

March 30, 2020

I’m happy to say I have never had to answer this question before. These are unprecedented times, but I hope this post provides some inspiration, as well as actions, that graduating civil engineering students can…Read More >>

March 3, 2020

I’ve said over and over on The Civil Engineering Podcast that every civil engineering professional should absolutely find a mentor as early on in their career as possible. However, I recently received a question from…Read More >>

February 5, 2020

“One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist … Without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.” – Stephen Hawking All humans are prone to making…Read More >>

January 20, 2020

Because I spend most of my days coaching and training civil engineers, I attend a lot of conferences and interview a lot of people for The Civil Engineering Podcast. In nine out of 10 episodes,…Read More >>

November 18, 2019

I have used most of the “Ask Anthony” articles in this column to answer questions from ASCE members about civil engineering careers. However, in this article, I’d like to turn the table and ask you…Read More >>

August 21, 2019

“My question to you is, have you met any engineers pursuing a master’s degree in civil engineering after an undergraduate degree in a different engineering discipline, while also pursuing licensure years after their undergraduate degree?…Read More >>

July 8, 2019

I’ve received this question from several civil engineering professionals recently. If you’re not familiar with the terms “percent billable” or “utilization rate,” they are typically relevant to consulting engineers or other professional services fields, and…Read More >>

May 30, 2019

Over 600 million professionals are on LinkedIn and the numbers just keep growing. Every second, two more profiles are made. Of that universe, there are 30 million companies and 20 million jobs active on the…Read More >>

May 28, 2019

I recently received this question during a webinar I was conducting for ASCE on the topic of preparing for your annual performance review. First, I will say that your transition from civil engineer to manager…Read More >>