Civil Engineering Ethics: Leaving Your Employer & Telling Your Clients

| January 3, 2017

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A candidate of mine was given a 60-day notice that he will be laid off from his employer, due to financial conditions of the engineering consulting firm. This engineer is well-respected in his community and known as an expert in the city and county he resides. His employer asked him to not tell the firm’s clients or employees in other offices that he is leaving. He leads a small office of this national consulting firm.

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