The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

The Engineering Career Coach Podcast

The Engineering Career Coach (TECC) Podcast provides career advice to engineers of all ages and experience levels. Our host for the show, Anthony Fasano, PE and Jeff Perry, MBA interviews engineers ranging from recent engineering graduates to professionals from top engineering organizations on different engineering career goals and challenges. Each show includes a live coaching session with an engineer on real career challenges, and an engineer career-changing tip. Topics covered include but are not limited to job search, goal setting, finding a mentor, communication skills, public speaking, networking, organizational skills, productivity, leadership and more.

Episodes

April 9, 2024 26 mins

In this episode, we talk to Josh Valman, CEO of RPDK, Innovation Board Advisor to the Royal Academy of Engineering, and Investment Committee Board Member at the British Design Fund, about the gap between education and real-world engineering. He emphasizes the importance of practical experience, interpersonal growth, and the need for continuous learning and adaptation […]

The post TECC 326: Balancing Technical Skills and Inter...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk to Robert J. Khoury about the key principles and strategies for creating an exceptional internship experience. He emphasizes the importance of empathy and intentionality in designing internships that meet the needs of both the employer and the intern. Robert also highlights the significance of dignity in internships and the impact […]

The post TECC 325: How to Guarantee a Great Internship Experience a...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Peter Schroeder about his journey as a tech entrepreneur. He discusses the challenges and lessons learned in starting and growing a business, the importance of leadership and management, and the traits that set a successful tech entrepreneur apart. Peter also provides advice for aspiring entrepreneurs and emphasizes the need […]

The post TECC 324: The Traits That Define a Successful Tech Entrepre...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Vinod Narayan, senior software engineer and project manager at Viviota, about effective strategies for excelling in both hardware and software fields. Vinod also provides some great advice on leading diverse teams in complex engineering projects. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed here.*** Engineering Quotes: Here Are […]

The post TECC 323: Effective Strategies for Thriving in Har...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Alan Stein, Jr., a former basketball performance coach turned corporate keynote speaker, and author of “Raise Your Game”, about the application of high-performance leadership principles across diverse aspects of life. He emphasizes the importance of fundamentals and never getting bored with them. He also shares a story about meeting […]

The post TECC 322: High-Performance Leadership S...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Farnoosh Brock about the importance of leadership and engineering communication skills. She emphasizes the need for engineers to close the gap between technical and leadership skills to advance in their careers. Farnoosh highlights the significance of confidence and voice in effective communication and leadership. She also discusses the role […]

The post TECC 321: How Communication Skills Can Pro...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Lisa Nourse, Talent Acquisition Manager; Hannah Newhard, P.E., PTOE, Traffic Engineer; Nicholas Teach, Transportation Engineer; and Curt Grass, Senior Engineer, about the impact and role of the Young Professionals Group (YPG) at Stanley Consultants, exploring its influence on the development and success of young professionals in the engineering field. […]

The post TECC 320: How a Young Profession...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Prof. Saleem H. Ali, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences and the Blue & Gold Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment at the University of Delaware (USA), about the critical role of aluminum in sustainability, its ecological impacts, and effective strategies for engineers seeking […]

The post TECC 319: The Pros and Cons of Using Aluminum in Sustainabi...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Andrew Temte, CFA, former CEO of Kaplan Professional, author of “Balancing Act: Teach, Coach, Mentor, Inspire,” and host of The Balancing Act Podcast, about enhancing leadership and organizational development in today’s dynamic business landscape. He will reveal key strategies from his book, such as strategies for building trust […]

The post TECC 318: How Emotional Intelligence Drives O...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Jen Hubbard, recruiter, and talent acquisition at Wallace Design Collective, about recruiting strategies for modern engineering firms and adaptability in considering changes in the job market. Jen also provides tips on candidate sourcing, relationship-building, and successful salary negotiations. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed here.*** Engineering […]

The post TECC 317: Top Re...

Mark as Played

In this episode, Matthew Douglas, the operation leader at EMI, talks with me about my new book, “The Intentional Engineer.” We discuss intentionality in engineering careers, work-life balance and explain how you can conquer challenges with confidence. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About How to Become an Intentional Engineer: A […]

The post TECC 316: How to Become an Intentional Engi...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Dave Carey, an acclaimed motivational speaker, consultant, coach, and author, about his experience as a prisoner of war (POW) for over five years and the invaluable lessons he gained from it that can be applied to life, leadership, and engineering. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed […]

The post TECC 315: Prisoner of War Lessons for Life, Leadership, and Engineering appeared firs...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Timothy Wingate Jr., EA, the founder and president of G+F Business & Financial Consulting, about the challenges and strategies related to communication, finance, and technology in a construction project management system. ***The video version of this episode can be viewed here.*** Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key […]

The post TECC 314: How to Get the Most Out of Your Construction ...

Mark as Played

In this episode, I talk with Pam Hurley, PhD, the founder and president of Hurley Write, Inc., about how engineers can become more effective writers. We discuss some of the challenges that engineers face when writing, share some tips and strategies for improving their effective technical writing skills, and the importance of writing in a […]

The post TECC 313: Tips and Strategies for Effective Technical Writing in Engineering...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Ahmed Wasfy. With a career that’s seen him leading engineering teams in tech giants like Microsoft, Google, and AWS, Ahmed brings a wealth of experience and insights that are truly remarkable. From deciphering the core attributes that set exceptional engineering leaders apart to navigating challenges faced by new leaders […]

The post TECC 312: The Core Attributes of Exceptional Engineering ...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Sam LaMontanaro P.E., C.E.M., Director of Engineering at Aufgang Architects, LLC, about internship programs that are tailored for young engineers. We delve into the exciting opportunities these programs offer and how they equip aspiring engineers to conquer real-world challenges in the industry. Additionally, for those contemplating fieldwork, we explore […]

The post TECC 311: How to Get the Most...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk to Kirils Holstovs MEng (Hons) GMICE, an engineer at AECOM working in transportation, and a co-lead of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) Young Engineers / Future Leaders’ Working Group on Climate Action, about sustainable development and innovation in engineering, and how engineers can bridge the science-policy divide in […]

The post TECC 310: Engineering a Sustainable Future: A...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Erin Thorp, a highly accomplished civil engineer, keynote speaker, writer, and coach, about how to approach tough conversations with emotional intelligence in both your personal and professional life. The video version of this episode can be viewed here. Engineering Quotes: Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About […]

The post TECC 309: The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the Const...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk to Dr. Robert M. Santer, Principal of The Santer Group, about the challenges and triumphs of transitioning from a new engineering graduate to an engineering professional. We delve into the common hurdles faced by engineering graduates when entering the professional world, the significance of adopting an anthropological perspective in understanding […]

The post TECC 308: How to Successfully Transition ...

Mark as Played

In this episode, we talk with Niklas W. Vigener, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, senior principal, and chief technical officer at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc (SGH) about how they have pushed the boundaries of innovation in engineering, emphasizing the importance of embracing a “what’s possible?” mentality. He also talks about the significance of fostering partnerships […]

The post TECC 307: Driving Change and Solvi...

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Start your day with The Bright Side, a new daily podcast from Hello Sunshine. Co-hosted by journalist, TV host, and podcaster, Danielle Robay and Emmy-nominated journalist, host, and producer, Simone Boyce, The Bright Side brings your daily dose of culture and inspiration – with the latest trends, celebrity interviews, and real conversations with women doing amazing things while navigating life’s transitions, big and small. The Bright Side is a talk show created to inspire, educate, and empower women as they tackle life each day and add joy to their morning routines. Join Danielle and Simone and the Hello Sunshine community every weekday for entertainment, culture, wellness, books, and more.

    Ways To Win

    Winning is an everyday mindset, and the coaches are here to help. Hosts Craig Robinson and John Calipari use their on-court wisdom to solve your off-court problems. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Dateline NBC

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

Connect

© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.