Product development MEs, EEs bask in sunshine
Features 7/14/2004 Post a comment The job outlook for mechanical and electrical engineers with at least 10 years of experience "may actually be improving significantly," according to Ben Liebstein, managing director of the recruiting firm Bennett Allen & Associates.
With strong marketplace demand for qualified engineers across the board that currently outstrips the available supply, there may never be a better time for engineers and project managers to advance their careers and salaries. Whether those moves are successful in the short-term and long-term is likely to depend on how the transition from one job to the next is handled.
Audi is testing a new technology that eases many assembly activities at its Neckarsulm plant: the so-called "chairless chair." The device's carbon-fiber construction allows employees to sit without a chair. At the same time, it improves their posture and reduces the strain on their legs.
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