Donna Graves, SPHR

The Benefits of Mentoring in Today’s Workplace

When it comes to employee retention and engagement, more and more companies are embracing informal and formal mentoring programs. Why?

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Marissa Wyrick, PE

We all can help with sustainability

What do you think when you see the word ‘sustainability’?

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Julia Frankovich, PE and Sachin Paudel, Ph.D, EIT

PFAS – Get Ready, Forever is Coming

Even if you know the answer to the question – or, more likely, if you review the annual report each water utility sends out to residents, the items reported on that list could grow.

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Andrew Kenyon, EI

Pay It Forward

Have you ever wanted to pay it forward?

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Stacy Mulholland, PE

The Importance of Obtaining Your Professional License

Hard work and determination. Those are attributes I learned early on while growing up with two brothers, who taught me how to be competitive, how to be a strong female surrounded by men and how to not back down from a challenge. These lessons helped shape me to be the engineer that I am today!

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John Howard

What’s Used Is Made New Again!

An old proverb says if you give a man a fish, he eats for a day; but if you teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime.

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Jenna Gardner, PE and Lizzie Wilson, PE

BGE Engineers Making a Difference in Tanzania

Water is undeniably one of Earth’s most precious and underappreciated resources. Here in the United States, we have unfettered access to some source of water at any given time, so it’s easy to forget the same cannot be said in other regions of the world.

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Haylee Morrison and Kara Britt

College Career Fairs – What You Should Know

Every spring and fall, the BGE team heads to various universities where we set up shop to interact with and potentially recruit young talent. Career fairs have that unique flair where excitement intersects with curiosity and career opportunities.

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Chuck Davis, PE

Leading a New Regional Office in a Pandemic

Many of us are taught to be strategic and anticipate potential shortfalls in the corporate arena. But what happens when you’re asked to help open and manage a new office from scratch for a rapidly growing company and the world turns upside down?

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Lauren Miller, MA, RPA

Four of Our Most Interesting Finds in the Field

I really enjoy stumbling across little pieces of history in my job. Every aged item we find reminds me just how far we’ve come and how different the world is today.

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Makenzie Davis, PE

Our Biggest Takeaways from Texas Water 2022

The annual Texas Water Conference returned to in-person this year, and many of my coworkers and I were fortunate enough to attend.

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Gary Babb

Three Ways Drone Technology Impacts Engineering

Drones are becoming increasingly popular in day-to-day use. From filming live events to delivering packages to keeping an eye on wildlife, the use and impact of the technology are growing rapidly, including in the design and construction industry.

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Jennifer L. Adkins and Marketing

Apply Online? Are You Kidding Me?

I know what you’re thinking. If it’s a candidate market and companies are desperate to find good talent, why am I still being asked to embark on a lengthy application process online?

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Jaime Beard, PE, Nick Hobbs, PE and Marketing

The Foundation of Attracting Industrial Developments

Industrial developments can be a great way to help grow local economies and generate much needed tax revenue for local governments. They can bring hundreds or even thousands of new jobs to an area and spur the growth of additional developments such as homes, apartments and restaurants.

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Benton Schmaltz, PE, LEED AP and Marketing

Clearing the Right-of-Way: A Unique Solution to Getting Around a 250-Year-Old Tree

How often do you think about the importance of trees? They provide oxygen, clean the air, shade our homes to help save on energy costs,

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Cydney Schwarzlose and Marketing

Pollution Prevention (P2) Week 2021 – We All Have a Role

While this week marks the official start of Fall, we are also shining the spotlight on Pollution Prevention (P2) Week.

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