07 Apr

Now Hear This: Announcing IEEE-USA’s New Audio E-Books

WASHINGTON (7 April 2017) — More than 80 percent of employees cite a lack of communication as a reason for project failure. If your team is having trouble completing projects, look at improving your communication skills. Reading is one of the best avenues to better communication. Unfortunately, most people don’t have the time to read […]

04 Apr

Free April E-Book Offers Commonsense Guide for Developing People

WASHINGTON (4 April 2017) — Your people are your most important and versatile resource. They can be upgraded, renewed, rejuvenated and adapted to a wide variety of jobs. Equipped with the proper support, tools, information and leadership, they can make the difference in the global race for market share. Treat them poorly or ignore the […]

01 Apr

Disaster Relief Founder, Big Data Pioneer Among IEEE-USA Award Winners

CONCORD, N.C. (1 April 2017) — To those who have lost nearly all their belongings to a huge disaster, the ability to communicate with loved ones can mean the difference between hope and depression. When calamity strikes, Mary Ellen Randall and her team spring into action, bringing short-term power, Internet and cell-phone charging capability to […]

10 Mar

Lack of Presidential Action on H-1B Visas Will Cost Americans Jobs

WASHINGTON (10 March 2017) — Now that he has become president, Donald Trump is singing a different tune on H-1B visas. “At least 50,000 Americans will lose their jobs this year because the president has yet to fulfill the promise he made to millions who voted for him,” IEEE-USA President Karen Pedersen said. Trump, by […]

01 Feb

Award-Winning Free February E-Book Offers Tips for Staying Sharp on the Job

WASHINGTON (1 February 2017) — At this time of rapid change and shifting corporate strategies, complacency can easily threaten an engineering career. Global competitiveness is unforgiving, and if not sharpened regularly, an engineer’s skills can obsolesce quickly. Continuing education is one of the keys to a robust engineering career. Staying Sharp — Vol. 1: Tips […]

06 Jan

IEEE-USA: H-1B Outsourcing Bill Will Not End Outsourcing

WASHINGTON (6 January 2017) — Reps. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Scott Peters (D-Calif.) have introduced legislation to combat outsourcing within the H-1B visa program. While the bill recognizes how destructive the H-1B program can be, it doesn’t do nearly enough to reign in outsourcing companies or protect American jobs. “Hundreds of Americans lost their jobs […]