All about "engineers"

This topic doesn't have a dedicated page yet. For now, here are the links I've gathered with this tag.

I Think I Know Why You Can't Hire Engineers Right NowI Think I Know Why You Can’t Hire Engineers Right Now | Wherein The Chicken

This is interesting - engineers want three things: - Cool stuff to work on. - Smart people to work with. - Some degree of repeatability in work environment. That's an interesting list - how does that map for the independent?