• TikTok Truth When It Comes to Your Career

    TikTok, owned by a Beijing, China, company called ByteDance, is filled with people sharing stories about their employment woes. We first heard about Quiet Quitting, a topic I addressed for Labor Day last year. Now a term has appeared […]

    1 week ago, by
  • New Year Prospective and Perspective

    This is the time of year many of us are looking back at last year long enough to look at adjustments in the new year with the intention of more favorable results. Recapping helps us gain perspective on what […]

    3 weeks ago, by
  • Gifting Toward Your Career This Holiday Season

    This month I posted on LinkedIn the start of the next semester of online classes for AGC. Every day in the construction workplace is an opportunity to learn on the job, which is one of the many reasons construction […]

    1 month ago, by
  • How’s Adulting Going for You?

    Thanksgiving this year, by design, was a quiet time of mealtimes, movies, and conversation. During conversation, my daughter mentioned that her now full adulting was sure not what it appeared to be from a young adult, high school, and […]

    2 months ago, by
  • Responsibility as It Relates to Monetary Gain in the Workplace

    The other morning on one of the news feeds I was reading, a person wrote in for help because their employer was moving them to a new position that offered more responsibility and complexity yet did not come with […]

    5 months ago, by
  • Defining Growth for Your Career

    Sixth on Indeed’s list of common reasons employees leave their job is “search for job growth and career advancement.” The author took the position of growth to refer to the resources offered by an employer for continuing education, including […]

    9 months ago, by
  • Not Feeling Challenged?

    The words of a marriage vow may or may not be familiar to you. (I, ______, take you, ______, to be my (husband/wife), to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for […]

    10 months ago, by
  • Humble Confidence at Any Stage in Your Career

    This week we facilitated a class at FIU where we coached Construction Management and Engineering students on how to prepare their best selves when entering the workforce and taking the next step in their careers.  Specifically we discussed ‘humble […]

    1 year ago, by
  • The Next Chapter in Your Career

    A recent quote on my Instagram feed said: I received the quote following a dinner with a candidate and friend who was retiring after fifteen years with the company we placed her at. We reminisced about the changes in […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Developing Vulnerability to Advance Your Career

    Patrick Lencioni’s Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team refers to the Pyramid of Truth. The foundation of the pyramid is trust. According to Patrick, “trust is about vulnerability. Team members who trust one another and learn to be comfortable […]

    2 years ago, by
  • Getting Better at the Same Job 

    Over fifty percent of candidates with whom we connect tell us they are “looking for growth”. When we ask them what growth looks like, they often state titles. For example, a project engineer will state that in 2 years […]

    2 years ago, by
  • Habitually Consistent Construction Management

    At Florida Construction Connection, we begin each week with an AHOD meeting.  “All Hands on Deck” meetings last an hour or less per week and consist of all members of the company coming together to review the events of […]

    3 years ago, by