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...
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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...
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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, when...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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April 17, 2019

How do you motivate engineers so that they want to step up and take ownership of their work, instead of being content with just being along for the ride? This was a question I received recently...
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March 28, 2019

Before I dive into an answer to this question, let’s take it one step at a time for those civil engineering professionals who aren’t clear on what advocacy means. From a basic level, we find the...
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January 1, 2019

“The devil’s in the detail” is an idiom that is very relevant to civil engineers, and one to think about as you plan for the new year. In the world of civil engineering projects and technical...
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