• Avoiding Social Faux Pas at Work

    Alexis Eades

    Being a twenty-something is weird, especially socially. Through school, we could fairly easily predict social expectations. You knew that connecting on social media with the kid sitting next to you in class was ok. You knew which professors encouraged students to argue dissenting opinions. And of course, that drinking to excess was encouraged by the mainstream culture. ... Read More

  • Performance Evaluations and Doing Them Right

    performance evaluation meeting
    Alexis Eades

    Throughout school, essays and presentations are judged based on explicit rubrics, exams are generally True/False or multiple choice, and grades are determined by adding up the amount of points one has earned in a fairly objective way. How hard one has worked, how helpful he/she has been, and how much one ACTUALLY CONTRIBUTED to that ... Read More

  • New Wave: Work-Life Balance

    finding work-life balance
    Maser Consulting

    Work-Life Balance Unless you’ve been living under a rock, which if you’re reading this, I assume you haven’t, you’ve heard the term “work-life balance”. For years, generations have been making their contributions to society and changing the way we live. For example, Gen Xers gave us MTV and the Atari and introduced the concept of ... Read More

  • Working with the Big Wigs and Doing it Right

    Maser Consulting

    In this post of "Am I Doing This Right?," we discuss being thrown in the deep end and left to fend for yourself against the big-wigs at your company! Just kidding... well sort of. To get tips and tricks on how to impress these people, click here! ... Read More

  • Finding the Right Engineering Internship for You

    Students working at engineering internship
    Alexis Eades

    It’s that time of year again when college students are looking for internships. We know there are many prospective interns trying to find a place that is right for them. As an intern myself, I know there are certain things one looks for in an internship. Like more learning and less coffee runs. So, how ... Read More

  • Maintaining Relationships at Work – Even Through The Bad Times

    Maser Consulting

    In this blog entry, we discuss maintaining relationships with people who don't make it easy, farmers with guns, and telling coworkers their wrong. Our experts: Public Relations Manager Maraliese Beveridge and Senior Environmental Specialist Alex Ross. Check it out here! ... Read More