The 10 best things that will be built, launched, or finished this year

Engineering is constantly at the forefront of pioneering opportunities, with advances in construction, infrastructure, technology and aerospace happening all the time. And to prove that this year is no different, here we unveil 10 breakthroughs that will be making the headlines this year, and paving the way for an exciting future for the sector…

 

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Will IT keep growing?

Unless you’re a carpenter or a lion-tamer, just about every profession is dominated by IT in the 21st century. So will the influence of IT keep growing? Is it the only safe career choice and, if not, why not? We spoke to a number of IT professionals to get their thoughts…

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Insurance: When fact is stranger than fiction

Talking about your own insurance, whether it’s for your home, car, life or pet, is not likely to set the world on fire. But when it comes to the strange but true policies that have been taken out – to protect a singing star’s bust or a coffee-taster’s tongue, for example – then insurance shakes off its rather dry image in a flash…

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Being an extrovert at work

We all know the extroverts in our business. They’re the confident, decisive, dynamic and outgoing ones who enjoy being leaders of the pack. You may well be one of them. Like introverts, they can make an invaluable contribution to a company’s success, but their strengths and skills need to be nurtured to get the very best out of them…

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My life as a Creative Director

So you’ve already read about what a Creative Director does but to give us even more of an insight into the various guises the role can take, we spoke to Dan Jones, the Creative Director (Digital) at Maverick TV – the TV and media production company behind shows like Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies…