The Looming Recession for Civil Construction

Paving a path through the Covid-19 recession Having seeming to barely have emerged from the previous recession caused by the pandemic, it seems that we are going to be beset by another. While previously there were limitations on free movement which hurt the economy substantially, global politics and efforts to alleviate the last recession may…

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How to Negotiate Relocation in an Offer

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Whether you are being considered for a new job or your company considers you to man a new location, accepting the offer for relocation means moving to a different place and building a new home in a permanent location. The success of your relocation will benefit both you and your company. Thus, it is highly…

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Which is Better, an MBA or a PE?

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Construction and civil engineering are among the most craved and helpful careers in the world today. However, the competition in hiring in the industry means that people within have sought to find an edge to make themselves more knowledgeable and competitive. Undertaking further studies is a great way to hone engineering skills, be a better…

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Ten Tips for Staying Healthy in a High-Stress Job

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In our recent article entitled, “Ways to Improve Your Work-Life Balance,” we offered suggestions for those working in the construction industry – typically fraught with long, often irregular hours and a high level of stress – to establish a clear line between work and personal life. Some of those suggestions apply to reducing stress in…

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Ways to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

Heavy Civil Resource Consultants

The construction industry has traditionally been fraught with poor quality of life issues, stemming primarily but not exclusively from long hours (per day and per week) compared to other sectors of society, and the resultant stress this can cause. When it’s the busy season, a deadline is looming on the horizon, or an emergency arises,…

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TCB 4: Why Your Hiring Message Fails

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Why can’t you get candidates to engage or why are they falling out in the process? Today, I’m going to teach you a simple and surefire way to increase candidate engagement. Whether you are using job postings, email messaging, LinkedIn or InMail messaging, text, or cold calling, your message should always differentiate your company as…

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