It’s graduation season, so we kick off today’s episode with 9 tips for graduates entering the workforce:
- Plan, prepare, practice
- Track your progress
- Think about your social media presence
- Failures are necessary for growth
- Work on understanding you
- Do more than is expected
- Build relationships
- Don’t compare yourself with others
Welcome to Amy Veltri, founder and CEO of NGE Environmental & Engineering Solutions – the fastest growing engineering firm in Pittsburgh. Amy talks about leading a woman-owned business with her brother, being the only woman in her civil engineering class and Masters program, and learning the ropes from her father, her mentor.
NGE’s mission statement: Improving and Protecting the Environment and the Nation’s Infrastructure Through the Application of Science
Amy brings a unique perspective on the industry and notes, “We’re not marketing to the public. We’re selling a very high-end base service.” The success of her company lies in both their specialized talent and Amy’s approach to business – communicating honestly with staff and clients.
Dave and Amy Hit the Bullseye and jump into the Sights & Sounds of 1994 with Juicy by The Notourius B.I.G.