Archives for January 2014

What Works in the Workplace? Communication Competence and Technical Skills

There has been a lot of conversation and consternation around one important issue:  how can we best prepare college students for the world of work?  Responses to a survey conducted by Bentley University through their PreparedU Project suggest that a combination of both interpersonal competencies and technical skills represents the best way to … [Read more...]

New Year, New You? Communication Resolutions for 2014

We are 11 days into the new year, and a few days after the Polar Vortex, so it seems like a good time to think about communication resolutions for 2014.  Communication resolutions, you ask?  Aren't resolutions just for reducing food intake and getting more exercise?  Absolutely not!  Like maintaining a healthy weight and working out regularly, your … [Read more...]

Announcement: 2013 IEEE Women in Engineering Leadership Conference

The IEEE is pleased to announce that the 2013 IEEE Women in Engineering Leadership Conference (WIE-ILC) http://ieee-wie-ilc.org/ will be held in San Francisco 1-3 May. IEEE WIE has worked over the past 20 years to inspire, engage and advance women in technical fields. We have made a significant impact with at least two-thirds of our 800+ … [Read more...]