In the Concrete Industry, Price Doesn't Matter -- People Do
In the Concrete Industry, Price Doesn't Matter -- People Do

By Patrick Narron
on January 22, 2020 in Employers

In today’s competitive construction market, savvy concrete companies are not just working toward short-term successes - they’re also planning for the future. They understand it will cost more up front to hire the right people, but in the long run, those investments will pay big dividends.

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For Curtainwall Companies, Planning for the Future is Key
For Curtainwall Companies, Planning for the Future is Key

By Bo Stevenson
on December 10, 2019 in Employers

The future of the curtainwall industry depends on leaders taking steps today to help strengthen recruitment, improve employee satisfaction, and ensure long-term company stability.

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The Secret to Success is Doing Things a Little Bit Differently
The Secret to Success is Doing Things a Little Bit Differently

By Charlie Kimmel
on October 31, 2019 in Employers

Most construction companies need to set themselves apart from their competition and establish strong reputations in today’s highly competitive market -- doing things a little bit differently can make a huge difference in their success.

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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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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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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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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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The Top 5 Reasons Employees Leave a Company -- And How to Get Them to Stay
The Top 5 Reasons Employees Leave a Company -- And How to Get Them to Stay

By Kristen Ripmaster
on March 19, 2019 in Employers

Your employees are the most important part of your company’s success. Being aware of the top 5 reasons employees leave a company can help you prevent unnecessary turnover and increase employee satisfaction and engagement.

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