November 19, 2022 1 min read 1 Comment
This year, for the first time ever, the NSPE Engineering Outlook Survey asked participants to list their top three concerns with the practice of Professional Engineering.
The results were surprisingly clustered together, with the top two results scoring 34% and 32% respectively, and the next four results all coming in at 21-22%.
The top two concerns from the survey were:
The next four results that scored almost identically were:
November 21, 2022
As part of the recruiting PEs and EITs that should also be addressed is the mentoring of said individuals. A number of recent interviewees, although they had either their PE or EIT, were sadly lacking in basic applied engineering. Theory wise they were okay, but the application to practical matters was something else. To me this goes back to poor mentoring.