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Steps to the Best Interview Possible: Part II

During an interview, you need to present yourself as desirable. If it’s a great opportunity or not, it won’t matter if they don’t want to see you again. At the same time, you need to determine if the role is better than your current role and if the construction firm is a [...]

By | 2019-10-21T15:29:25-04:00 October 29th, 2019|Construction Blog|

Steps to the Best Interview Possible: Part I

In a construction job interview, it’s equally important to make a good impression and form a connection with the interviewer as it is to demonstrate your qualifications. The goal is to show the employer you can succeed in the role, which ultimately has a lot to with your personality and your potential [...]

By | 2019-10-21T12:45:06-04:00 October 24th, 2019|Construction Blog|

3 Popular Commercial Construction Niches

A trait good construction leaders share is their passion for staying current with what’s going on in the industry. From learning about construction salaries to major projects being planned around the country, knowing about the latest trends can improve your leadership and sharpen your business acumen. Here are three popular commercial construction [...]

By | 2019-10-21T12:01:04-04:00 October 22nd, 2019|Construction Blog|

Attracting Gen Z: What You Can Do Now

It gets easier to recruit and retain employees when you know what motivates them. Hiring strategies should be reviewed and updated on a regular basis to keep up with changes in the construction industry. A growing number of Gen Z members are entering the workforce, and with the right approach, you can [...]

By | 2019-10-14T18:28:29-04:00 October 17th, 2019|Construction Blog|

Leadership Oversimplified: 4 Leadership Catchphrases to Reconsider

Many leadership stereotypes get passed down through conferences and leadership books, but these buzzwords go largely unquestioned as to their true merit. While some leadership ideas stand the test of time, others have outlived their usefulness. Here are four leadership catchphrases to reconsider. 1. Work Hard, Play Hard Sure, working hard is [...]

By | 2019-10-14T18:10:17-04:00 October 15th, 2019|Construction Blog|

5 Ways to Outsmart Your Job-Seeking Competitors

Although there may be a labor shortage in construction, candidates can’t afford to get complacent if they want to land their dream job. Don’t settle for the first job offer you get. Instead, use strategies to outsmart your competition and land the best offer. Here are five ways to outsmart your job-seeking [...]

By | 2019-10-07T13:47:45-04:00 October 10th, 2019|Construction Blog|

Hobbies That Can Make You Better at Construction Management

Problem solving, organization, and teamwork are just a few of the key skills that you need to succeed as a construction leader. Construction managers also share some common hobbies that improve their abilities to lead and inspire. Here are some hobbies that can make you better at construction management. Teaching, Mentoring and [...]

By | 2019-10-07T13:32:24-04:00 October 8th, 2019|Construction Blog|

How to Leave Your Work Stress Behind at the End of the Day

Stress affects every facet of your life, from productivity to personal relationships. For most, eliminating stress is not possible. With stressful jobs and commitments to keep, stress is a part of daily life. After a tough day at work, many take the stress home with them and some even take their frustrations [...]

By | 2019-09-27T10:20:46-04:00 October 3rd, 2019|Construction Blog|

How Highlighting Your Firm’s Vision and Values Will Help to Retain Millennials in Construction

Many millennials working in construction are at a time in their lives when they are looking to establish themselves in their career. Having a solid income is important to them as they seek to advance in their line of work. But because they are young, there is less pressure for them to [...]

By | 2019-09-27T10:08:48-04:00 October 1st, 2019|Construction Blog|

4 Work Culture Habits to Improve Productivity and Help You Get Along Better

As construction recruiters, we recognize the many advantages of working in this industry. From job security to earning a great salary, now is an exciting time to enter the commercial construction field. Yet even with all of the benefits of working in construction careers, it’s important to always be evolving and learning [...]

By | 2019-11-27T07:48:51-05:00 September 24th, 2019|Construction Blog|

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