Or if when job seeking how do you differentiate yourself from the rest of the pack?
I had a friend who said you should draw pretty flowers on your CV! – whether he ever did that I don’t know, but in the competitive world we live you have to have a difference. That’s what sells. In sales jargon it’s called a Unique Selling Point, and when going for a job or looking to improve your position, that’s what you need.
Design is now communicated through 3D CAD or PLM systems. It is the tool through which engineer’s express thoughts, so isn’t it the right thing to do to show that you have these skills and have them confirmed by independent assessment?
In many safety critical roles, technicians have to have certification to maintain an aircraft for example, or service gas appliances.
So why not design engineers? …