Mechanical and petroleum engineers are the most sought after upon college graduation, according to a story in Yahoo Hotjobs. Of course, now I can’t find the story to link to, but I thought it was worth mentioning anyway. The demand for mechanical engineers was attributed to increasing retirements. Hotjobs current lists 9,465 engineering positions.
The supply chain will change significantly over the next 10 years as industry 4.0 technology enhances supply chain performance, according to the 2015 MHI Annual Industry Report, “Supply Chain Innovation — Making the impossible possible.”
The engineers and inventors of the post WWII period turned their attention to advancements in electronics, communication, and entertainment. Breakthrough inventions range from LEGOs and computer gaming to the integrated circuit and Ethernet -- a range of advancements that have little in common except they changed our lives.
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