Do or Do Not, There is no Try

June 5, 2017By LisaHuman Resources, News No Comments

This simple piece of wisdom imparted to Luke by Yoda has significant meaning in today’s world focused on “result oriented” and “bottom line” meanings of productivity. Yoda is talking about effort and the value of taking pure and simple actions to do what must be done; he is talking about taking action even when we…

The Value of an Internship Program

March 20, 2017By LisaHuman Resources, News No Comments

Meet Joe. Joe is our newest Intern at Williams Notaro. Joe is currently a mechanical engineering student at George Mason University and will graduate in 2018. Joe is gaining valuable experience, developing skills, making important connections, strengthening his resume, learning about the MEP world, and assessing his interests, strengths and abilities. Joe works at WN…

The Va Tech Co-Op Program Introduces Me to Consulting Engineering!

December 20, 2016By Ranger TurnerHuman Resources, News No Comments

Over the last seven months I’ve worked in Fairfax Virginia at William’s Notaro & Associates, a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering and consulting firm.  I joined the firm as a co-op student through Virginia Tech’s Cooperative Education & Internship Program.  At the time, I couldn’t find student reviews of similar MEP consulting internships.  As…

It’s All About the People

November 11, 2016By LisaHuman Resources No Comments

As the Human Resource Manager I wear many hats. I am the benefits coordinator, recruiter, trainer, labor law enforcer, personnel administrator, career counselor, and any other title you can think of that has to do with the employees of a company. I guess for part of today I didn’t have enough human resource things to…

Lions, Tigers, and Bears Oh My

November 10, 2016By LisaHuman Resources No Comments

Navigating healthcare renewal each year is like walking through the dark forests of the Land of Oz. If the lions don’t eat you, the tigers will. If the tigers don’t kill you, the bears will claw at you until you roll over and play dead. Rising costs and constant change and uncertainty test our resolve…