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Diversity in Finance and Accounting

The employment market for the financial services industry is becoming increasingly competitive. To attract and retain the best talent, you need to appeal to a diverse range of candidates. Many companies talk about being diverse, but most fail to live up to their words. You need equal opportunities for gender, ethnicity, generation, and disability so… Read More »

Gen Z in Tech: Why You Need to Adjust Your Hiring Strategy

There is much said about millennials in the workplace, but companies also need to start thinking about Generation Z—those born after 1996. This is especially true in the tech field where many young professionals have gravitated including IT, programming, and engineering. By 2020, there will be over 15 million job seekers and employees who belong… Read More »

Top 4 Mistakes Companies Make When Hiring Engineering Talent

It’s not uncommon for a bad hire to slip through the hiring process from time to time. Although there are plenty of red flags to look out for, sometimes they disguise themselves so well that they can become difficult to detect even for the most experienced of hiring managers. Just because a candidate lists an… Read More »

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 »

How to Get Hired in Engineering

A career in engineering allows you to use your creativity and analytical skills to find practical solutions to real world problems. Engineering is also one of the fastest growing industries at the moment. However, finding the right engineering job isn’t always easy. Whether you’re looking to become a software engineer, an analyst, or a programmer,… 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 Succeed in the IT Industry

Artificial intelligence, big data, and wearable technology are some of the latest trends that are expected to significantly impact the IT industry in the foreseeable future. Some of the fastest growing jobs in the US are software engineers and programmers. But, if you want to make it past the point of being an entry-level IT… Read More »

3 Industry Websites You Need to Follow if You’re in Engineering

Success in any profession includes consistent learning, networking, and open-mindedness. It’s far easier to stay connected with others in your industry today than it was in the past with social media and networking tools. Building an online professional presence is an effective way to showcase your achievements and reputation. It’s also vital to stay current… Read More »