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A positive frame of mind is a powerful thing. It can bring you happiness through the ups and downs of life. And it can lead to meaningful success and growth in your career. Here’s how your mindset may be your most powerful ally. Creating a Positive Work Culture Our mentality creates the culture we live… Read more »

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To recruit top talent, employers need to rethink how they market their jobs. That’s right, it’s not enough just to put up the basics of the work, but really you should try to appeal to the right candidates to get the best-recruiting results. That means writing job descriptions that attract top talent to your company… Read more »

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Engineering is one of the best professions available. The highly skilled are able to take their careers as far as they like. The top skills, though, for recruiters evaluating engineering candidates might actually surprise you. Technical skills are a must-have, but hiring candidates squarely based on their technical skillset isn’t enough for long-term success. That’s… Read more »

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Too many professionals undersell themselves within their careers. If you are evaluating whether a role is the right fit, but think that the challenge is more than you are prepared for, really try to think about it as something you could grow into. There are so many reasons why you should accept a challenge. This… Read more »

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Are you a women looking to grow your career in the energy industry? It can seem like an uphill battle some days. But it is possible to shine as a woman in this generally male-dominated industry. Here’s how to position yourself to stand out from the crowd. The Importance of Diversity in the Workplace Diversity… Read more »

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It’s been said that in any industry, safety is everybody’s responsibility. No place is this truer than in the nuclear power industry. The importance of safety and safety communication is critical, not only to those working but to the community as a whole. A mistake in the energy industry often has wide-sweeping consequences. That’s why… Read more »

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As a professional in the nuclear power industry, you probably have already considered what training and certifications you need to grow within this field. Depending on your job, you might be certified in specialties such as Coating Inspection, Radiation Protection, and Safety. But there are several more general certifications that apply broadly to this career…. Read more »

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Navigating a career in the energy industry is full of opportunities and possible dead ends. It’s tough to know whether going down one path will lead to success or the need to backtrack. Whether you focus on hydropower, fossil fuel, or nuclear energy may have a great influence on your long-term success. But if you… Read more »

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Specialized engineering is more or less what it sounds like, a specialization of the general trade of engineering. At its most basic, engineering is the practical application of science and mathematics to solve problems. Now that’s a very broad set of skills to apply to a career. This post will talk about why a specialization… Read more »