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What Keeps a Recruiter Working Hard for Your Company?

The skilled labor crisis is motivating construction recruiters to work harder than ever before. We embrace this competitive environment and are driven by the mutually professional relationship and respect that we have for many of the companies throughout the industry. Yet, there are several tips we can share about the other things [...]

By | 2018-08-21T18:51:40-04:00 August 28th, 2018|Construction Blog|

3 Things You Should Never Say to a Candidate in the Interview

While most job hunters are nervous before an interview, interviews can be just as big of a stumbling block for the hiring manager. No matter how many times you perform an interview, you still need to put your best foot forward. Here are three things you never want to say during an [...]

By | 2018-08-21T18:28:41-04:00 August 23rd, 2018|Construction Blog|

Salary Ranges for Senior Estimators and Chief Construction Estimators

The demand for commercial construction estimators continues to grow as firms realize how vital the pre-construction phase is. Pre-construction is essential to the success of projects because it’s when the objectives, schedules, costs, procedures, scope, and logistical issues are all reviewed in detail. Estimators are critical to the success of an active [...]

By | 2018-08-13T14:04:27-04:00 August 14th, 2018|Construction Blog|

Trump’s Job Training Initiative

President Donald Trump recently announced a “Pledge to America’s Workers,” and he also issued an executive order to help solve the nation’s skilled labor crisis. He called for hundreds of companies and organizations to join in this effort to provide additional job training and apprenticeship opportunities across many different American industries, including [...]

By | 2018-08-06T16:17:20-04:00 August 9th, 2018|Construction Blog|

Salary Ranges for Construction Estimators

Most experts in the industry are quick to point out that the pre-construction phase is just as important as the actual building phase. Thus, accurate cost estimation is the foundation of every successful construction project because it removes any guesswork. Although it’s not very realistic for an initial estimate to match the [...]

By | 2018-08-06T15:45:03-04:00 August 7th, 2018|Construction Blog|

The Birmingham Group Has Been Named One of Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies To Work For

8/3/2018: The Birmingham Group Has Been Named One of Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies To Work For The Birmingham Group, announced today that it has been recognized as being one of Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For. Brian Binke, President and CEO of The Birmingham Group said, “Our [...]

By | 2018-08-03T14:01:54-04:00 August 3rd, 2018|Construction Blog|

How Construction Firms Can Research and Vet a Recruiter

One of the most common mistakes employers make is that they automatically assume that all recruiters are the same. Although recruiters can share some similarities regarding how they’ll represent their clients, if you want to find the most talented construction leadership, then you should be focusing more effort on properly vetting your [...]

By | 2018-07-25T14:58:55-04:00 August 2nd, 2018|Construction Blog|

Senior Construction Project Manager Salary Ranges and Construction Project Director Salary Ranges

Some of the most rewarding, yet challenging construction careers are in high demand right now. Senior Project Managers and Project Directors are among the most lucrative, important positions in the industry. Senior Construction Project Managers are Critical Job duties of Senior Project Manager include everything from reviewing the plans and financial projections [...]

By | 2019-08-16T16:16:24-04:00 July 31st, 2018|Construction Blog|

6 LinkedIn Tips for Candidates Who are Ready to Make a Move

Most companies and recruiters use social networking websites like LinkedIn to research potential construction candidates. So, it’s more important now than ever for both passive and active candidates to establish and maintain a professional presence on the platform. Here are some LinkedIn tips to improve your profile if you want to attract [...]

By | 2018-07-25T13:46:31-04:00 July 26th, 2018|Construction Blog|

Construction Salary Ranges for Project Managers and Project Engineers

As the demand for many different construction leadership positions like construction project managers continues to grow, a number of hiring managers are partnering with construction search firm to help them land top talent. The role of project manager is integral to the success of any company. Construction firms that lack skilled project [...]

By | 2019-08-16T16:22:58-04:00 July 24th, 2018|Construction Blog|

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