contractor friend or foe
It amazes me how many times a wealthy individual who is involved in financing a project will get into the Read more
project manage people
by Suzanne Breistol My husband John, President of a Real Estate Development firm, with a foundation in construction management, was Read more
interview behavior
Many interviewers get caught up in what a person has been doing in their most recent position and never move Read more
Estimator Wiring
Back in 2014, I wrote an article for ASPE National’s newsletter titled: Estimators, You’re on the Top Occupations List! The Read more
construction senior estimator
This article was published by Estimating Today on February 2014 Edition. To see full magazine, click here. In 2010, at Read more
HR Hiring Construction Managers
Having over 20 years of construction staffing, along with education, volunteer service and work experience in the construction industry, weeding Read more
employer HR checklist
Human Resources Management is the function within an organization that focuses on the recruitment, management, retention and provides direction for Read more
Mentor and Leader
Flash back 30 years or more in the construction industry and you will find that the majority of the individuals Read more
being mentored
Rarely within construction companies today do you see official written and followed mentoring programs. If you currently have a mentor Read more
Mentoring 101 featured book
Ask the best leaders in any organization how they learned to be successful, and you often hear the same answer: Read more
More volume
The DBIA, in a publication titled “ Design Build Done Right”  , define project delivery as “a comprehensive process including Read more
Big vs Small blog photo
What size company do you feel is best for you to work with? Under 10 Million Under 10-25 Million 25-50 Read more
Bass Proshop gift card
Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this contest a success! Congratulations Diana V., the winner of the $100 Bass Read more
Welcome aboard
We ask the question to every candidate we interview “What is the position/positions you are interested in pursuing?” Most candidates Read more
Book Cover
The President of the Company greets you at the door for your interview. You see their project signs everywhere. You Read more
January: the month of review and the most common month to analyze our lives over the past year and add Read more
Just when you think the team is all moving in the right direction an unexpected resignation comes your way. Your Read more
Valentines day
Valentine's Day is around the corner, and with it comes the challenge of finding a very special way to tell Read more
So how do you really feel about your job? Is it a resounding love and passion for what you're doing? Is Read more
Staying positive in construction
Fear “Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something.” ~Frederick Smith When fear enters a person’s Read more