SWE's Career Insights
By Society of Women Engineers
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SWE's Career Insights Podcast Series is our way of bringing SWE to you in a portable, audio format that fits your busy life. Check back often as we build our audio library of career advice and tips, discussions on work-life balance, and other timely topics. We want SWE's Career Insights podcasts to be part of your own personal development to aspire, advance and achieve.
||A New Look at Hostile Workplaces||A word of advice to ambitious, intelligent, and savvy female engineers: Look closely at your prospective employer's culture , because cultures that tolerate bullies can make your life miserable. Psychologists and researchers agree there's often not much that can be done in a company whose leaders are bullies - except to play nice or ferret out a powerful healthy supporter who can change the system. This podcast discusses strategies for dealing with bullies in the workplace.||4 3 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Mentoring: Paying it Forward||There is nothing as rewarding as seeing someone you have mentored, coached, or counseled move along their career. In this podcast you'll hear about the value of mentoring from the point of view of someone who has been a mentee as well as a mentor during her career.||3 3 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Career Toolbox: Stand out through Service - from the Fall 2008 issue of SWE Magazine||A discussion of how volunteer and co-op experiences can provide technical leadership opportunities and experiences for undergraduates. The Career Toolbox article was written by SWE Editorial Board member, Bianca McCartt.||27 1 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||University Labs Fuel a New Era in Energy - from the Fall 2008 issue of SWE Magazine||While gas prices rise so does the pursuit of sustainable, cost effective energy. In the Fall 2008 issue of SWE Magazine, Charlotte Thomas's article examines the mounting efforts behind developing renewable forms of energy, and how universities and corporations are pouring resources into finding solutions to carry us into a new era of energy production and consumption.||13 1 2009||Free||View In iTunes|
||Dress to Impress||In this podcast with Jody Guastella Jones of Chrysler LLC, you will hear some valuable tips on style, clothing and accessories that are crucial for making a good impression, whether you are interviewing for your first job or working your way up the career ladder.||12 10 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
||Preparing for a Career Fair||In this interview with Melissa Zaczek of Cummins, Inc., we provide advice on how you can be better prepared and stand out at a career fair so you can land the professional position you want.||4 10 2007||Free||View In iTunes|