Invest in Panelization Training for Drywall Industry Growth
Invest in Panelization Training for Drywall Industry Growth

By Alan Howse
on November 29, 2018 in Employers

For the drywall industry, panelization and modular technology are great resources that can help companies contribute to the affordable housing movement. Drywall companies can capitalize on this industry-wide trend by prioritizing training and retention.

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The Importance of Branding in the Steel Industry
The Importance of Branding in the Steel Industry

By Michael Jones
on November 15, 2018 in Employers

Don’t make the mistake of underestimating the importance of branding in the steel industry. By improving branding efforts, steel companies can better attract, hire, and retain exception talent.

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The Dangers of “Ghosting” in Today’s Job Market
The Dangers of “Ghosting” in Today’s Job Market

By Kimmel & Associates
on October 5, 2018 in Employers

The dangers of “ghosting” in today’s job market have both short- and long-term consequences for both candidates and employers. Clear expectations from the start of the hiring process can help prevent “ghosting”.

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Don’t Be An Expert: Be a Translator
Don’t Be An Expert: Be a Translator

By Lynn Failing
on September 25, 2018 in Candidates

The best strategic move in today’s supply chain market is to “go wide not deep”; don’t be an expert, be a translator.

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Attraction is Key in a Candidate-Short Market
Attraction is Key in a Candidate-Short Market

By Guy Ross
on September 11, 2018 in Employers

In a competitive candidate-short market, construction companies must make the effort to attract candidates and establish mutual trust during the hiring process.

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Offering and Accepting Counteroffers: It’s a Mistake!
Offering and Accepting Counteroffers: It’s a Mistake!

By Jeremy Carver
on August 29, 2018 in Candidates

Counteroffers are a mistake for both employees and employers. Offering and accepting counteroffers leads to issues of broken trust and questioned loyalty.

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Don’t Hope for the Best - Ask the Tough Questions
Don’t Hope for the Best - Ask the Tough Questions

By Greg Raxter
on August 15, 2018 in Employers

Don’t hire someone hoping for the best. Owners and candidates must communicate expectations and ask the tough questions during the hiring process.

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2018 Mechanical and Electrical Construction Compensation Review
2018 Mechanical and Electrical Construction Compensation Review

By CHARLIE KIMMEL
on July 30, 2018 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 2018 Kimmel & Associates Mechanical and Electrical Construction Compensation Review.

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Overcoming a Short Stint on a Resume
Overcoming a Short Stint on a Resume

By Kimmel & Associates
on July 23, 2018 in Employers

As long as candidates are honest about their work history and can explain their job changes, companies should be willing to move past short stints on a resume and focus on what really matters: skills, work ethic, and proper motivation.

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A Strong First Week in a New Job Can Set a Strong Foundation
A Strong First Week in a New Job Can Set a Strong Foundation

By Billy Doubraski
on June 6, 2018 in Candidates

A strong first week in a new job can set a strong foundation for future success. Starting with these small steps can help ensure a positive start in a new job.

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Do You Know What Your Interview Style Is Communicating to Your Candidate?
Do You Know What Your Interview Style Is Communicating to Your Candidate?

By Justin Wilkins
on May 9, 2018 in Employers

Understanding the kinds of interviews managers are conducting, and what those interviews communicate to the candidates is key to the hiring process. Here are eight of the most common interview styles.

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The Truth About Millennials? They Want the Truth
The Truth About Millennials? They Want the Truth

By Bo Stevenson
on April 30, 2018 in Employers

Millennials who are encouraged to tell the truth, empowered to do their best work, and supported as they live out their values are more likely to be engaged workers, passionate brand ambassadors, and loyal employees.

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