All You Need To Know About Becoming NICET Certified

What is NICET Certification? The National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), founded in 1961, is a nationally recognized, non-profit division of the National Society of Professional Engineers based in Alexandria, Va., whose stated mission is to “provide an independent evaluation of technical knowledge and experience, through certification,” for individuals “working in the fields Read More

Six Benefits to using a Recruiting Agency

1. TIME SAVED In business, we all know time is money and using a Recruitment Agency is a HUGE time saver. They will save you time because they take care of the beginning steps of the hiring process. If you post a job opening on traditional job boards, there is a strong chance you will Read More

45 Ways To Stand Out During The Interview Process

  BEFORE YOU APPLY Set up an online portfolio, if applicable. Pursue industry-related certifications. Check that your LinkedIn profile is up-to-date. IN YOUR APPLICATION Tailor your application to the job. Address the hiring manager in your cover letter. Include portfolio and social links in your resume. Keep your resume neat and clean. Send your resume as a PDF. Read More

Change your clocks, Change your batteries

Roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes with no smoke alarms or working smoke alarms. When smoke alarms should have worked but failed to operate, it is usually because batteries were missing, disconnected, or dead. NFPA provides the following guidelines around smoke alarms: Test smoke alarms at least once a month using the Read More

5 Traits Every Job Seeker Should Have

Behavioral science suggests that most successful people are aware of both their strengths and weaknesses. There are 5 strengths that best represent character attributes. 1. Decisive In order to move decisions forward you often need to make decisions that are swift and decisive, that need an immediate action that otherwise, would have a potential consequence Read More

Outlook on Careers for Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers

The overall job outlook for Fire-Prevention or Protection Engineer careers has been negatively affected since early 2004. Recent patterns show that vacancies for this career have substantially decreased by 10.22 percent nationwide since 2004, with an average decline of 1.79 percent per year. We current are finding that the demand for Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers Read More

How Is Your Company’s Fire Prevention?

Four Questions for Business Owners! National Fire Prevention Week has been a yearly campaign since 1922, occurring on the Sunday through Saturday period that includes the date October 9. It was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire on October 8-9, 1871. This infamous tragedy claimed 250 lives, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and left Read More

Workplace Fire Safety

    As we know all too well, fires can happen anywhere at any time. For this reason, it’s crucial to be prepared no matter where you are. For many adults, most of the day is spent at work. Office environments are especially at risk for fires, given the amount of flammable materials and electronics Read More

The Importance of a Fire Prevention Plan at Your Facility

Fires will affect thousands of companies every year, which results in injury, lost client trust and the obvious, building damage. By establishing a detailed fire prevention and preparedness program, you’ll help avoid injuries to your employees and visitors, costly damages to the building, as well as potential fines to the business. Below are some best Read More