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Talk About Your X-Factor: How to Craft Your Company’s Story

Don’t overlook the power of telling a compelling company story. It can work like a magnet that pulls candidates toward opportunities with your firm. The most talented, experienced candidates are often being recruited by several different construction recruiters, and when they can’t decide which one to work for, many of them choose [...]

By | 2018-09-20T11:16:07+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Construction Blog|

What You Can Learn About Hiring from Top Sports Teams

Successful sports teams and high-achieving companies have one thing in common: they make hiring great talent their top priority and dedicate valuable resources toward building their own “dream teams.” Can your organization take some hiring tips from successful sports teams? Consider some of these strategic moves that sports teams made over the [...]

By | 2018-09-20T10:47:25+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Construction Blog|

Tips for Better Hiring in the Commercial Construction Industry

Construction recruiting is as competitive as it has ever been. If you want to avoid hiring employees who are a bad fit, then you’ll need to focus on implementing an efficient hiring process. Too many organizations are failing to realize that recruiting employees doesn’t have to be a complicated, time-consuming ordeal. For [...]

By | 2018-09-06T12:28:57+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Construction Blog|

Salary Ranges for Project Field Engineers

Some construction careers that are in high demand right now are Junior Project Field Engineer and Project Field Engineer I. With the ongoing construction labor shortage, it's important for construction firms to evaluate their salaries to be sure they are competitive within their market. Offering competitive salaries is going to give your [...]

By | 2018-09-06T12:28:43+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Construction Blog|

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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Construction Blog|
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