3 Simple Ways to Guarantee a Positive Interview Experience for Every Candidate
3 Simple Ways to Guarantee a Positive Interview Experience for Every Candidate

By Bill Wolfe
on October 7, 2019 in Employers

Creating a positive interview experience for candidates is important for companies because whether or not those candidates ultimately become employees, they can have an impact on your company’s reputation in the market.

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2019 Mechanical & Electrical Compensation Review
2019 Mechanical & Electrical Compensation Review

By Charlie Kimmel
on September 26, 2019 in Employers

Kimmel & Associates has a long history of serving the construction industry by providing helpful data and insights into the market. To that end, we are pleased to offer you the 2019 Kimmel & Associates Mechanical and Electrical Construction Compensation Review.

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Gaining the Competitive Edge When Recruiting in Today’s Candidate-Driven Market
Gaining the Competitive Edge When Recruiting in Today’s Candidate-Driven Market

By Bill Wolfe
on September 5, 2019 in Employers

In today’s candidate-driven market, the talent is doing the choosing. Construction companies that want a competitive edge must recruit.

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6 Ways to Find Out if Someone is the Right Candidate
6 Ways to Find Out if Someone is the Right Candidate

By Kristen Ripmaster
on July 17, 2019 in Employers

Assessing a candidate is a complicated process that can’t be accomplished just by reading a resume or asking “What’s your greatest weakness?” Here are six ways to find out if someone is the right candidate for your company.

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7 Tips for Writing a Resume That Will Make a Good Impression in Under 10 Seconds
7 Tips for Writing a Resume That Will Make a Good Impression in Under 10 Seconds

By Todd Chandler
on June 27, 2019 in Candidates

Here are seven ways to make a great first impression with your resume in under 10 seconds. Writing a great resume is the best way to get your foot in the door, so make sure it’s representing you well.

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Embrace Gray Power: 5 Reasons to Hire Older Workers -- and 1 Thing to Avoid Doing
Embrace Gray Power: 5 Reasons to Hire Older Workers -- and 1 Thing to Avoid Doing

By Alan Laibson
on June 17, 2019 in Employers

The value that the older generation of workers can add to construction companies is unparalleled in the market. There are numerous benefits to hiring older works. Here are 5 reasons to embrace “gray power” and one thing to avoid when you have them onboard.

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Are Digital Missteps Costing You Job Opportunities?
Are Digital Missteps Costing You Job Opportunities?

By Kimmel & Associates
on June 7, 2019 in Candidates

Don’t let your social media adventures cause you to lose out on potential job opportunities. Your internet presence is a Forever Stamp of you and your character, so make sure you’re representing yourself well.

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2019 Heavy Civil Compensation Review
2019 Heavy Civil Compensation Review

By Charlie Kimmel
on May 20, 2019 in Employers

We are pleased to offer the 2019 Kimmel & Associates Heavy Civil Compensation Review. This review provides average compensation rates for a wide range of positions within the heavy civil construction sector.

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Top 5 Soft Skills Necessary for Success in Today’s Construction Market
Top 5 Soft Skills Necessary for Success in Today’s Construction Market

By Kimmel & Associates
on May 15, 2019 in Candidates

Construction companies look for employees who possess these top five soft skills: communication, flexibility, interpersonal, problem-solving, and work ethic. Non-technical skills are critical to success in the construction industry.

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Lessons from the NFL Draft: Why You Should Be Recruiting for Talent -- Not Need
Lessons from the NFL Draft: Why You Should Be Recruiting for Talent -- Not Need

By Jeremy Carver
on April 26, 2019 in Employers

There are two types of recruiting: recruiting for need and recruiting for talent. We can learn from the NFL Draft on why you should be recruiting for talent and not need in the construction industry.

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Want Loyal Employees? You Reap What You Sow
Want Loyal Employees? You Reap What You Sow

By Debbie Eckart
on April 23, 2019 in Employers

When it comes to employee loyalty, you reap what you sow. Take stock of whether your construction company culture demonstrates loyalty to your employees; find ways to show your employees you care.

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Change is Scary, but Regret is Scarier
Change is Scary, but Regret is Scarier

By Todd Chandler
on April 9, 2019 in Candidates

Chances are good that a change in your construction career is going to come. When a great opportunity comes along, don’t let fear hold you back. Change is scary, but regret is scarier.

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