Association News

Searching for Perfection: White- and blue-collar workers perform under greater pressures than Patriots

The New England Patriots get the glory for a perfect record, but it's the perfectionism of working professionals like surveyors that really matters.

The New England Patriots have pieced together a perfect record before the admiring eyes – and, yes, resentful hearts – of millions of football fans.

But almost every day, far from the attention of the media, scores of professionals work with perfection not just as a goal, but also as a demand of their trades.

The Patriots, after all, could blow today's AFC Championship Game before a global audience, but other than causing groans of distress from fans, the defeat wouldn't lead to the loss of customers or lives.

Many white- and blue-collar workers, however, perform their tasks arguably under greater pressure. With profits and even health at stake, they shoot for perfection because it's simply expected of them.

To read on, click here:

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


POB March 2015 Cover

2015 March

In this March 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at how a dam project's field work becomes complicated with a river and lush vegetation. Also, read about Williston, North Dakota's population boom due to unprecedented oil exploration and drilling activity.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Is Work Better Today?

Surveyors, how has the newest technologies available to the profession affected you? Compared to five years ago, work today is …
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.