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Mar 15, 2021 Colby McCoy

When It Comes to the Hiring Process, Creating a Sense of Urgency is a Good Idea

Hiring managers and job-seekers alike are learning how to navigate the hiring process in this new normal. Creating a sense of urgency is a simple strategy that can ensure jobs are filled efficiently and successfully.

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Feb 22, 2021 Lynn Failing

Building Resilient Companies and Avoiding 7 Fatal Words, Part 2: Lean vs. Flex

To both reduce risk and sustain efficient practices, supply chain industry leaders must stop relying solely on lean. They must also design “flex” into their corporate thinking. A great starting point for leaders who want to shift to flex thinking is this: consider what the company is doing differently today than it did in March of 2020.

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Feb 11, 2021 Colby McCoy

Don't Let “The Fear Factor“ Stand in the Way of Career Growth

Fear is an understandable response to a making a career change. But don’t let fear inhibit your career growth. Give an honest look at career opportunities that present themselves and then honor your commitments throughout the hiring process.

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Feb 3, 2021 Lynn Failing

Building Resilient Companies and Avoiding 7 Fatal Words, Part 1: Lessons in Leadership

“But we’ve always done it this way!” How can leaders ensure that they are building resilient companies and not falling victim to those seven fatal words? A look at three introductory strategies that can help executives set their companies up for success, no matter what challenges they may come to face.

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Jan 8, 2021 Justin Wilkins
& Bill Wolfe

3 Tips for a Successful Hiring Process in a Challenging Market

Great companies and great employees understand that successful hires are made when effective daily habits are combined with strategic long-term plans. Optimism and resilience can be difficult during a challenging market, but every day is a new opportunity to make a great hire, no matter what the previous day looked like.

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Dec 22, 2020 Justin Wilkins
& Bill Wolfe

The New Normal: What to Expect During the Hiring Process

The “new normal” is an adjustment for everyone when it comes to the hiring process. The best tools anyone can utilize during this period are flexibility, patience, and understanding as both candidates and hiring managers do their best to move forward safely and efficiently.

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Nov 24, 2020 Charlie Kimmel

Recruiting with a Crystal Ball: Looking Back at 2015 and Forward to 2025

Five years ago, we used the hard-earned wisdom of the past to look at recruitment strategies, ideal workforce target groups, and significant trends that would impact the future of the industry. We have seen many of our recommended strategies pay dividends to companies that utilized them. Looking forward to 2025, the most important piece of advice we can offer is this: expect the unexpected.

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Oct 27, 2020 Guy Ross

Myths Busted: 3 Common Misconceptions About Working with a Recruiter

There are three common misconceptions about working with recruiters. It’s important to know that the right recruiters are in the relationship-building and career-building business. The best way to ensure a successful and rewarding working relationship with a recruiter is to do research, plan ahead, and be patient.

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Oct 22, 2020 Charlie Kimmel

2020 Heavy Civil Compensation Review

At Kimmel & Associates, we have a unique perspective on the construction industry. This perspective is informed in part by the thousands of conversations that our consultants engage in every year with construction professionals across the country. Our goal is to use the information we gather from these conversations to serve the industry.

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