Tips for Finding Your Next Role

If you’re among the millions of Americans recovering from a layoff, it can be a daunting challenge to jump back into job-seeking. For those looking to start fresh in 2021, here are some important tips to keep in mind. TAKE TIME FOR SELF-REFLECTION Ask yourself the following questions: What do I want to do? Why do I…

Employers Adapting to New Work Models as Hiring Plans Remain Unsteady

September 8, 2020 – Employers in the U.S report improved hiring plans for the fourth quarter following the 10 year low reported in Q3, according to the latest “Employment Outlook Survey” released today by ManpowerGroup. Overall hiring intentions improved in 37 of 43 countries since last quarter, though 41 declined year-over-year. Within the U.S., 20 percent…

Tips for starting a new job during the coronavirus pandemic

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has completely transformed the way organizations operate. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, companies have transitioned from the traditional workplace to the virtual workspace on short notice. Distanced collaboration involves a host of technology solutions to help enhance these new workflows and organizational frameworks. Unfortunately, even with a premium suite of…

Post-Pandemic Tips for Recruiting the Construction Workforce

As our nation and industry begin to rebuild, now is the time to put action plans into place on how your organization can recruit and retain top talent.  Since mid-March, when the Coronavirus pandemic took hold, over 40 million Americans have filed jobless claims. As the economy rebounds and construction continues to be essential, these workers present…

Onboarding During Covid-19

So—assuming your organization has gone remote—how do you onboard at a distance in the middle of a pandemic? If you’re among the lucky few organizations that are still bringing in new people, read on for some tips on how to tweak your standard onboarding process to adapt it for these times. Before the start date:…

Don’t Rush In Without a Plan – Returning to Work in the Time of COVID-19

As Labor Day approaches, with schools reopening (in some form or fashion), and as we approach the end of our collective bandwidth for Zoom meetings, much time and attention has been spent discussing how and when to finally “return to work.” But in thinking about that seemingly innocuous phrase – “return to work” – employers…

Three Tips for Hiring The Right People

Although it is currently an employer’s job market, that does not mean hiring decisions will come easily. With great power comes great responsibility. There are a lot of what I call “great talent deals” as many candidates now compete for fewer open positions. However, it is imperative that employers do their due diligence to make…

How to sell yourself in an interview (during COVID-19 and always)

It’s not the easiest time to find a job right now, but according to recruiters there are still plenty of companies that are hiring. So there is hope! And when you’re interviewing to work with a company or entity that truly excites you, it can be tempting to think that enthusiasm will cinch the Q &…

How to Recruit and Hire the Best Remote Workers

Recruiting and hiring top-quality workers is one of the most difficult aspects for any type of business, but when you decide to hire remotely a new layer of complexity gets added. Hiring remote workers requires a slightly different approach and process. Due to the massive shifts in the global workforce, the field of online remote…

7 Tips for Keeping Your Construction Projects Going During COVID-19

The construction industry is currently facing a lot of changes that restrict the ways business is done efficiently. In many areas with shelter in place… By Brian Ward | April 20, 2020   The construction industry is currently facing a lot of changes that restrict the ways business is done efficiently. In many areas with shelter in place…

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