About Pat Sweet
Pat Sweet
Pat Sweet is an electrical engineer working in the transportation industry in Kingston, Ontario. Pat earned his undergraduate degree from Dalhousie University where he was named a Sexton Scholar and a ChancellorÆs scholar. Pat has garnered a wide range of professional experience having worked in building and facilities design, consulting, utilities, and manufacturing. In May 2012, he started the now-popular Engineering and Leadership blog, where he writes about front-line leadership for engineers, personal productivity, engineering education, and professional development.

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"I hate it here." Within 30 minutes of getting to the office, it is guaranteed that I will hear the... More >>

 

In my engineering career, I’ve had a lot of luck applying for roles that I was technicall... More >>

 

Leadership is the kind of thing that seems impossible to characterize. It’s the kind of thing ... More >>

 

A couple days ago, I posted an article where I listed 67 ways you could become the top engineer in y... More >>

 

Have you ever wondered if you studied the right discipline? That's something that my colleagues and... More >>

 

If you went to engineering school in Canada, you've probably heard the slogan "Engineers Rule the Wo... More >>

 

One of my biggest frustrations at the office is when my colleagues speak in jargonese. Eve... More >>

 

As an engineer, like any other information worker, you're probably bombarded with information from t... More >>

 

Personal Development in the Modern Age In our society, a lot of emphasis is put on personal develop... More >>

 

The best way to get ahead in your career is probably simpler than you think. All you have to do is a... More >>

 

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