Moving Up the Ladder - Hardest Jobs to Fill: Engineers

by Dan Wittliff and Tim Muma  Monday, November 26, 2012

Dan J. Wittliff, P.E., DEE, F.NSPE, is the 2012–13 president of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) and the managing director of Environmental Services for GDS Associates in Austin, keeping complex and multiphase projects on schedule and within budget. An NSPE member since 1972, Dan has held varied volunteer leadership positions with the Society, including member of the Board...
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Tim Muma is a Radio Program Coordinator at LocalJobNetwork.com (LJN). He is the host and producer for a variety of shows on LJNRadio where he engages with industry experts and individuals throughout the country to deliver current and relevant employment-related topics for his audience of job seekers, employed individuals, managers, and employers. He is also a co-host of job seeker webinars at LJ...
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As part of a series of episodes examining the "10 Hardest Jobs to Fill" (according to ManpowerGroup's research), this program looks into engineering. Dan Wittliff, President of the National Society of Professional Engineers, and a veteran professional engineer with a diverse background and tons of experience, discusses with Tim Muma the reasons engineer is consistently at the top of this list. Dan also gives some advice to job seekers and employers to help bridge the gap and get talented people into this important career.


Moving Up the Ladder gives employees and employers fresh perspectives on the concept of career advancement. There are countless ways to progress in one's career, but it's important to know the why and how of it all. Let us give you the ideas, tools and expert analysis to reach the pinnacle of success.


Duration: 29 Minutes

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