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Workforce Development

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Workforce Development October 19, 2020

Survey on safely remote accessing machines

Remotely accessing machines and other manufacturing assets has become necessary for many in the industry but doing it safely and securely poses a range of new and serious issues.

By CFE Media
Courtesy: Rice University
Educational July 22, 2020

Health students not hampered by distance, COVID-19 in innovation

Rice University, Malawi students design devices to help keep medical workers, public safe from COVID-19.

By Mike Williams
Leaders of MIT’s Task Force on the Work of the Future (Left to right): co-chair David A. Mindell, professor of aeronautics and astronautics, the Dibner Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing at MIT; executive director Elisabeth Beck Reynolds PhD ‘10, who is also executive director of the MIT Industrial Performance Center; and co-chair David Autor, the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT and associate head of MIT’s Department of Economics. Courtesy: Melanie Gonick, MIT
Educational May 20, 2020

Task force discusses the changing world of work due to COVID-19

MIT's task force on the future of work discusses what the future of employment looks like due to the COVID-19 pandemic and what innovations might happen.

By Peter Dizikes
Courtesy: SCE Engineers and David P. Hostetter
Educational May 19, 2020

Five mindful engineering career tips: Set a vision and live it out

Engineers need to begin working on their careers with the end in mind, to paraphrase author Stephen Covey. Engineering career decisions should consider opportunities, balance, the long view, flexibility, and developing well-rounded expertise.

By David P. Hostetter
Bill Keen is founder and CEO of Keen Wealth Advisors. Courtesy: Keen Wealth Advisors
Educational December 7, 2019

Three-step retirement plan for engineers

Career Update: A three-step plan can help engineers begin engineering retirement planning with a checklist, looking at employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) details, anticipated spending, choosing a date and revisions over time.

By Bill Keen
Workforce Development October 9, 2019

Workforce development, batteries

The October issue of AppliedAutomation focuses on workforce development through universities and colleges and battery safety.

By Jack Smith
Educational October 6, 2019

Control engineering: Basic terms explained

Back to basics tutorial: Understand the terminologies that comprise control engineering and what they mean for engineers.

By Mark T. Hoske and Kevin Parker
Educational September 30, 2019

Construction launched for STEM facility at Gonzaga

Gonzaga University launched construction of its $56 million Integrated Science and Engineering facility, which will enable faculty and students to engage in important significant theoretical and applied work in a learning environment.

By Gonzaga University
Workforce Development September 26, 2019

Connect with community colleges for a stronger workforce

Collaborative programs benefit employers, colleges, and students.

By Jim Meyers
Workforce Development September 2, 2019

Three ways to improve engineer retention

Companies looking to protect their top engineering talent from rivals should look to improve training, benefits and wages to make employees happier and more productive.

By Angie Keller