Surviving the Recession as a Civil Contractor

Heavy Civil Resource Consultants

Paving a path through the Covid-19 recession Since the beginning of the new century, each major downturn in the U.S. economy has been caused by unique and mostly unexpected circumstances. The current recession, which began in February of 2020, was triggered by business restrictions and widespread public quarantines to slow the spread of the Covid-19…

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The Silver Lining of COVID-19 For Construction

Heavy Civil Resource Consultants

The Silver Lining of COVID-19 in the Construction Industry The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many sectors of economy to adopt new ways of doing business, including the construction industry. Across the world, job sites have shut down, projects have been delayed or canceled, supply chains have been interrupted, workers have been laid off, and the…

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Mentorships for the Win!

Mentorship

The Baby Boomer generation (those born between approximately 1946 and 1964) are retiring at a rate of 10,000 people per day. Within the next several years, they will have almost completely exited the work force. All types of business, including construction companies, are likely to find themselves facing an ever-growing list of projects to complete…

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Tips on Finding a Mentor

Tips on Finding a Mentor

You’ve landed a job in your chosen field – Construction – but you’re overwhelmed by the expectations and responsibilities that lie before you. Can you meet them? Do you have what it takes? If this is your situation, you may want to consider finding a mentor. Regardless of whether you’ve been through an internship and/or…

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Best Practices in Onboarding and Retention

Heavy Civil Resource Consultants

Onboarding is sometimes known as organizational socialization, and simply put, it refers to the process or plan whereby new employees are welcomed into a company and introduced to those things which make the company unique – its expectations for employees, knowledge base, expertise, and culture. An effective onboarding plan doesn’t begin or stop with a…

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