Don’t Overlook Available Candidates - Unemployed Doesn’t Mean Unqualified
Don’t Overlook Available Candidates - Unemployed Doesn’t Mean Unqualified

By Guy Ross
on June 5, 2020 in Employers

Dismissing a candidate because they are unemployed is an easy way for construction companies to lose out on top talent. Hiring managers should meet with the candidate, and then trust their own experience and intuition to determine if that person is the right fit.

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To Recruit, Hire, and Retain Top Talent, Roofing Companies Need a Strategy
To Recruit, Hire, and Retain Top Talent, Roofing Companies Need a Strategy

By Korre Humes
on May 21, 2020 in Employers

For roofing companies to compete at a high level for top talent, they need to have a clear strategy for how to recruit, hire, and retain those candidates.

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The Keys to Success in the Drywall Industry? Diversification and Depth
The Keys to Success in the Drywall Industry? Diversification and Depth

By Alan Howse
on May 4, 2020 in Employers

In the drywall sector, savvy companies are leaning into two main strategies to get ahead of the curve and set themselves up for success no matter what state the market is in: diversifying their scope of services, and building a deep roster of talent.

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The Role of Recruiters During a Crisis
The Role of Recruiters During a Crisis

By Justin Wilkins
on April 3, 2020 in Employers

Everyone has a part to play in creating “a new normal” during and after a crisis, including recruiters. Recruiters can ensure that they continue to provide value long after the storm has passed by focusing on relationships, taking things one step at a time, and staying positive.

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Why Concrete Companies Need Better Training Programs - And How to Build Them
Why Concrete Companies Need Better Training Programs - And How to Build Them

By Jeremy Satterfield
on March 10, 2020 in Employers

Concrete companies need to build and develop strong in-house training programs to help high-potential, hungry new employees meet their company’s specific needs.

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2020 General Construction Compensation Review
2020 General Construction Compensation Review

By Charlie Kimmel
on February 28, 2020 in Employers

At Kimmel & Associates, it is our goal to serve the construction industry. One of the ways we feel we can serve is to provide helpful market data. To that end, we are pleased to offer our 2020 Kimmel & Associates General Construction Compensation Review.

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Get All Hands On Deck to Improve Skilled Trade Recruitment
Get All Hands On Deck to Improve Skilled Trade Recruitment

By Charlie Kimmel
on February 6, 2020 in Employers

Construction companies can improve its skilled trade recruitment by making sure both its current tradesmen and all of its employees understand how valuable the skilled trades are to their overall success.

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

By Kimmel & Associates
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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