• The 4th Quarter Myth

    Year-End Hiring Strategies in the Construction Industry Thirty-seven days until Thanksgiving, 51 days until Hanukkah, and 69 days until Christmas. If you are not required to work Saturdays and take no PTO, then you have just shy of 50 […]

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  • How Are You Wired?

    In electrical work, the colors of the wires represent their usage. For commercial applications, black, red, and orange wires are hot wires with electric currents of 110, 220, and 240 volts, respectively, that constantly flow through them unless the […]

    10 months ago, by
  • 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 […]

    10 months 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 […]

    11 months ago, by
  • Remote Construction Management–Does Your Workplace Presence Matter?

    The Covid experience changed many people’s perspectives in the workplace. Some became more anxious, some more empathetic, some more lenient, and a whole other category of people became less committed to their employers, associates, and the responsibilities that accompany […]

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  • 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 […]

    12 months ago, by
  • Holiday Traditions and the Workplace

    Do you have traditions you repeat at holiday time, every year, outside the workplace? Have you ever thought about how the experiences attached to those traditions could benefit your perspective in the workplace? Consciously or unconsciously, they can and […]

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  • 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 […]

    12 months ago, by
  • Are You in Workplace Wishbone Mode?

    I grew up a day’s drive from Plymouth Rock, where it’s claimed the first settlers of New England disembarked the Mayflower in the 1600s to make a permanent home in America. One game that came with them was the […]

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  • Grieve to Achieve

    A few years back was a particularly tough year for me losing four close family members, including my dad. Most people associate grieving strictly with death. On the contrary, death just tops the list of the many life events […]

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  • What Do You Think About Employment TRAPS?

    A client of ours at FLCC suggested this blog topic. He, as all of us currently operating businesses are, finding skills-gap training a necessity with time and cost to acclimate employees at an all-time high and employee retention at […]

    1 year ago, by
  • The Work Expectation Beyond a Title

    There is a man who walks Brickell Avenue in Miami dressed like a king. He calls himself a king and believes he is one. There is just no proof to anyone else except his stated title and possibly his […]

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