Posts Tagged: construction project managers

4 Embarrassing Interview Mistakes You Better Not Make

Selling yourself to a new construction firm can be a nerve-wracking experience. There are those times when you might believe that you aced an interview, except you really didn’t, and vice versa. Since there are so many different variables at play, sometimes it’s better to focus more on the things that you can control. It’s… Read More »

The Best Kept Secrets about Employee Retention

Most people want a job that challenges them, keeps them engaged, and gives them a sense of purpose and satisfaction. Yet, the majority of jobs out there don’t provide people with these desires. This is one reason employee retention is often a struggle. These tips will help your firm improve retention for construction professionals. Treat… Read More »

4 Best Blogs and Podcasts to Follow If You Are in Construction

The construction industry is always adapting new technology and procedures. Keeping up with all of these innovative changes involves using all the tools and resources you have at your disposal, including many of the construction blogs and podcasts that are out there. While there are dozens and dozens of helpful blogs and podcasts available to… Read More »

Dayton Area Now Ranks Second in the US for Economic Development

The Dayton-Kettering area in Ohio has ranked in the top ten for economic development for metropolitans of its size the past twelve years. Now, it has managed to move into the number two spot. The ranking comes from Site Selection Magazine, which publishes a list each year comparing the size of economic development projects in… Read More »

How to Get Hired in the Construction Industry

Regardless of the industry, if you want to get hired for your dream job, it’s as much about doing well in your current position as it is about putting your best foot forward into the next. It’s important to remember that your reputation will precede you throughout your career. That’s why candidates are advised to… Read More »

Key Reasons People Succeed in the Construction Industry

The construction industry offers many exciting career opportunities. There is a high demand for construction talent right now, but this doesn’t mean that success is guaranteed. So, what characteristics do successful construction professionals share? These are the top reasons people succeed in the construction industry. They Play to Their Strengths Some people focus too much… Read More »

How to Win the Best Talent in a Talent Shortage

For the past decade, engineering jobs have been some of the hardest positions to fill. In some fields, the problem is quantity. With engineering, it is about quality. There is a notable talent shortage. While there may be many applicants for open engineering jobs, often the applicants just don’t have the right experience or skills.… Read More »

3 Signs You Need Help with Recruiting

The hiring process can be challenging whether you’re hiring for a multimillion-dollar company or for a small mom and pop business. You not only have to attract the right talent, you have to win them over and gain their loyalty. While some companies have found a recruiting strategy that works flawlessly, many have processes that… Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore These Interview Questions

Hiring is always an important decision. Employees are an investment in your company. Choosing the right talent can help your business grow and further. But you don’t want to end up with a new hire who doesn’t fit in with the rest of your team. To make smart hiring decisions, you need to ask the… Read More »

3 Savvy Ways to Spend Your Training Budget

Training initiatives are essential in construction as it allows you to keep your talent at the top of their game. Technology and other standards change so quickly that without proper education, companies will eventually be left in the dust. Unfortunately, most businesses can’t afford to spend a huge amount on training programs. For most, you… Read More »