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Top Five Job Search Habits!

Apr 12, 2021

 When you are Unemployed, a Job Search is the Hardest Job you will ever have!

Why is it so Hard?

  • You may have lost your Mojo or Confidence.  We all suffer from "Imposter Syndrome" when looking for a job. It is so easy to get stuck emotionally, to start calling yourself bad names and believing the worst about yourself.


  • You may not have a Plan or Direction to your job search.  Most Engineers are 1000 times better at being an engineer and solving tough problems, but have never been trained in the fine art of Networking or developing New Relationships.


  • You may...
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The Top 5 Questions to Ask in an Interview!

Apr 04, 2021

In an Interview you are often judged more heavily on the Wise Questions that you ask than the Answers that you Give.

 I was talking with a friend, Annette Samson, recently and she told me the story about how she landed her first job out of college.

It was in a field that she had no degree for and on the surface of the job description she was not qualified for. 

The professor was looking for a graduate with Microbiology or Virology experience and she received her degree in Plant Science.

However, there was more to the story than what was listed on the job description....

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Success Story! Structural Engineer from India lands his First Job in the States!!

Mar 29, 2021

 This is a fun interview with My Friend AJ Deshpande. 

I first met AJ at a Structural Engineering Institute meeting at Georgia Tech in 2019. 

A few months later after the Covid shutdown AJ and I connected again and this time he was actively searching for a job here in the US.  AJ took the DIY Engineering Job Search Course and applied the lessons and landed his first job in the States!!


Check out this inspirational conversation as AJ discusses how he had to Pivot his job search process to account for the Covid crisis and still maintained momentum toward his goal of...

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LinkedIn Vs Resume - Which is More Important?

Mar 22, 2021

I say that your Linkedin Profile is 1,000 times more important than your Resume. 

Mathematically, It is actually be perhaps 100 times more important, but in terms of Opportunities that may come your way, or in terms of $$ in your Pocket, it may be $10,000 or even $100,000 more per year! 

If you think that Linkedin is just a boring, irrelevant place that you can post your Resume online, then you Definitely need to RETHINK your position.

The Goal of this Blog is to try to Convince you that 


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The 4C's Formula - A "Must-Have" Book for Job Seekers!!

Mar 15, 2021

This Book is a "Must-Have" Book for Job Seekers, or really anyone who is trying to learn something new!!

I first came across this book in 2019 and it has had a HUGE IMPACT on my Career!  Why, because it taught me the Paradigm or "way of looking" at trying something new and the Emotional Hurdles that you are going to face as you Step Outside Your Comfort Zone.

We often fail the most at the "edges of our experience". When you are trying to learn something new, you may not get it "perfect" the first time. 

That's why practicing any of the 4 Steps in the 1-1,000 Course are...

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Every LinkedIn Profile Needs A Hook!

Mar 08, 2021

Songwriters know that every Iconic Song has a Hook. Professional Job Seekers and the Top Marketers know that your LinkedIn Profile Needs 3-6 Hooks to Catch a Recruiter or Hiring Manager!

This is a fun Podcast as I review some of the Best Songs in History and why the Hook catches you from the first few bars of the Song! 


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Success Story - Ken Allen who Sponsored his Son and helped him land his First Job Out of College!

Mar 04, 2021

Ken Allen helps his son, John, land his first job out of College!!

Even during the Covid Shutdown, the DIY 1 in 1,000 Technique Works!!

This is a Fun Story as Ken recounts John's surprise when the President of a Civil Engineering firm called John right after he connected with him on LinkedIn! 

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How to Find a Remote Job on

Feb 17, 2021

If you need to find a Remote job as an engineer and work from Home, here is how you can go about using Linkedin to Locate companies that are willing to hire Engineers on a Remote basis.

Then you can follow up using the 1 in 1,000 technique to start a conversation with the right person...  The Person who has the power to say, YES!!

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How to Find a Remote Job on

Feb 13, 2021

This Quick Tip will help you to Identify the Companies that are at least advertising on that they are willing to Hire Engineers to Work Remotely. 

Of course, if you see a company that is advertising for one job "Remotely" it is possible that they may have other jobs that are not being advertised where you can work remotely. 

Either way, once you apply for the job, then you can simply use the 1 in 1,000 technique to follow up your application and learn about the company and other opportunities that may exist. 


Pat B


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Had a Great time on my First Radio Show!

Feb 05, 2021




Wow, If you ever have the opportunity to be on a Radio Show...GO FOR IT!!


I had such a fun time on my first Radio Show with my new friend, Stone Payton, on the  BusinessX Radio Show! 

Shared my Story and why I am passionate about the DIY Program!


Here is a link to the 45-minute show if you want to check it out! 



Pat B

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