Field Notes
Engineers and Scientists, Unlock Your Inner Artist
By Mike Hutchinson, LG, LHG – Aug 11, 2014
It was recently brought to my attention (I feel late to the game) that “Art” was added last year to educational curricula focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), creating a sub-group called STEAM.  This is fantastic news. As both an artist (guitarist) and a...

A Roadmap to Personal Branding for Geoprofessionals: Part 1
By Tonya Kauhi – Aug 5, 2014
When someone asks what you do for a living, what do you say?  Can you clearly define what you do? How do you communicate your value and set yourself apart from other engineers, scientists, technologists and professionals? You do this through your personal brand.  Your brand is your...

Science, Engineering and Technology: The Sum of Our Parts
By Kurt Fraese, LG – Jul 15, 2014
Our consulting practice at GeoEngineers includes strong elements of science, engineering and technology. Our name reflects the roots of our practice, steeped in the long history of applying our geotechnical engineering expertise for the safety and stability of society’s built connections to...

7 Keys to Successful Communication in the Workplace
By Jeanna Schmidt, PHR – Jul 1, 2014
Communication is one of the most important business skills to master, no matter what your industry or profession. Truly effective communication goes a long way toward establishing mutually respectful relationships that not only make us happier in the workplace, but also more collaborative,...

A Tribute on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
By Blake E. Cotton, PE, LEED© AP – Jun 4, 2014
As we recognize the 70th anniversary of D-Day, GeoEngineers would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the men and women who serve in our Armed Forces, especially those who fought for our freedom in World War II and every other war past and present.  In honor of this anniversary, we’d...