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What Makes Working with a Recruiter Even More Essential in this Competitive Job Market?

The majority of successful construction firms all share at least one thing in common. They’ve been able to build teams with several all-stars. But, since the job market is so competitive right now, landing the most talented candidates can be difficult to do on your own. That’s why partnering with the right [...]

By | 2018-06-14T14:45:42+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Construction Blog|

Current Positions in Demand & Types of Candidates in Demand

Although construction recruiters are always searching for candidates to fill a variety of positions, currently there is a growing demand for particular roles within development companies. Organizations are recognizing that the market is expanding. This uptick in development translates to more projects on the horizon, so firms are planning ahead by making [...]

By | 2018-06-11T14:46:55+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Construction Blog|

Construction Costs are Still Climbing

The construction industry has made a steady comeback after taking a hit during the recession. With the U.S. economy in recovery, the demand for new construction projects has increased and so has construction costs. Material costs and labor availability are the major factors driving up construction expenses. What Factors Impact Material Costs [...]

By | 2018-06-11T14:30:37+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Construction Blog|

Can You Compromise and Hire Candidates Who Have a Spotty Work History?

In many industries, hiring “job hoppers” is a recruitment strategy that works. IT, Human Resources, Accounting, and similar fields benefit from the adaptability that job hoppers bring to the table. Especially when you’re in a rush to fill a team, it can be easy to settle for applicants with a sketchy work [...]

By | 2018-06-06T16:14:41+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Construction Blog|

How Candidates Can Effectively Work with a Recruiter

Working with a construction recruiter can help you find jobs at companies that align with your values, but how you interact with the recruiter is an important part of making sure the experience has the outcomes you desire. An important first step is building a rapport with a recruiter before you actually [...]

By | 2018-06-06T16:12:51+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Construction Blog|

How to Differentiate Yourself and Get Great Construction Job Offers

If you’re looking for construction jobs, and only want to get the best possible offers, then you’ll need to focus more on differentiating yourself from other candidates. Construction recruiters are helping candidates to get great opportunity and better compensation package with these tips. Pre-Interview Strategy Effective interview preparation is essential for success. [...]

By | 2018-05-29T19:19:06+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Construction Blog|

Top Tips for Interviewing Candidates

Interviewing candidates can be an intimidating task, even for seasoned hiring managers. You have to evaluate talent and pinpoint those who have the same values as the company while also presenting the company in the best possible light. Your words and actions have the potential to win a candidate over or to [...]

By | 2018-05-25T12:43:31+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Construction Blog|

How to Use Self-Awareness as a Key Component in Your Job Search

There are several legitimate reasons for wanting to make a career change. If you’re suffering from job burnout and stress, then now might be an ideal time to consider your options. However, construction recruiters typically advise candidates against making career changes if their only motivation is money. Although it’s easy for candidates [...]

By | 2018-05-21T08:50:25+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Construction Blog|

Construction Material Innovations

From self-repairing concrete to double-pane solar windows, there have been some exciting developments in improving certain materials used in the construction trade. Researchers hope that implementing many of these innovations will not only improve the durability of the materials that are being used in their projects but will also lessen their environmental [...]

By | 2018-05-07T11:57:09+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Construction Blog|

How to Attract More Women to the Construction Field

Since the construction industry has been heavily dominated by males for so many years, women might be reluctant at first to even consider working in construction jobs. Yet, a growing number of organizations are focusing more of their resources on recruiting women into this profession because they make up at least half [...]

By | 2018-05-07T11:58:19+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Construction Blog|
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