This is a guest blog post by Carol Evenson
Engineers play a vital role in their workplaces. They are the people that keep things going, that make the company work, and that do the work behind the scenes that keep profits coming in. While some engineers think their contributions should be kept within their department, the truth is that engineers bear as much weight on the interpersonal dynamics of a company as any other employee. If you are an engineer who wishes to improve his or her career prospects or who wants to figure out how to contribute more to the workplace, you should consider brushing up on the interpersonal skills discussed below.