IIE Los Angeles welcomes Western Region members to Las Vegas! Join us for a weekend of ideas, professional development and entertainment. Meet IIE members from across the Western United States. Special hotel rate available until 2/6/2013.
Have you ever experienced brain freeze during a job interview? You are asked a question and your mind goes blank—it’s horrifying. You lose composure as well as confidence. Your interview goes down hill from there. Brain freeze most often happens as a result of behavioral or situational interview questions that are not anticipated before hand. [...]
Join IIE for the Western region Student conference at the University of Arizona.
The conference will be hosted by the University of Arizona this year in beautiful Tucson, Arizona. Come enjoy the great weather and discover the possibilities of industrial engineering. Join us as we take tours of some of the local Tucson companies and hear [...]
Often, people will ask, “can I use 6-sigma for software development?” The short answer is yes. I explain why below.
Like any process, software development can be viewed as a sequence of activities, so process improvement techniques like 6-Sigma will apply. Below, I explain how two Statistical Quality Control (SQC) tools, design of experiments and control [...]
The IIE Western Region Blog Writer will contribute articles for publication on the IIE Western Region blog. We would like you to write and or collect articles by industrial engineering professional, professors, and other students. Also contributions of research, evaluation of software, individual interest projects, and book reviews.
· Ability to work independently within a set of guidelines
· Write short, [...]
Your cover letter has only one job. It is meant to entice the reader to open and read your resume. Sounds simple, but job seekers often stress as much over their cover letter as they do the resume. If this sounds like you, relax, there is a simple approach [...]
You’ve been hoping for a new job, but your phone is silent. No recruiters calling, no job offers; it’s so quiet you can almost hear the crickets outside. Maybe it’s time to reassess.
Does this sound like your job search efforts?
You’ve sent out hundreds of resumes to countless job postings but received little or no response.
Online job services were meant to automate the job search process and get job seekers in front of prospective new employers quicker. How well is it working for you? If you’ve sent out dozens of resumes and gotten little or no response it probably feels like you’re shooting your resume out into some vast black [...]