• Three Compensation Points to Ponder

    The construction industry had a bit of a decrease in starts at the end of 2018 only to again be on the rise as we continue towards the mid-year mark.  According to AGC and Chief Economist Ken Simonson, construction employment […]

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  • Six Conversations About the Hunt, The Catch and The Keep in Construction

    On the Vegas Jokes website, one of the quotes is “I wanted to get married at the drive-through wedding chapel. That way if I wanted a divorce, I could just back up.” When we make the wrong hire or […]

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  • A Construction History – Your Project List

    Contractors were on site last month doing restorative work to Notre Dame Cathedral when tragically, a fire destroyed a good part of this iconic place of worship, the cause of which is still under investigation. Those of us that […]

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  • The Offer

    When hiring for a position typically three types of candidates apply: The unemployed - seeking a job The currently employed - making a move for something other than money The money chasers - always looking for a bigger paycheck Employers [...]
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  • The Interview

    Joe’s communication style is to never say he knows something until he has all the detail and facts.  Sandra’s communication style is to say she knows how to do it when faced with a challenge.  She will figure it […]

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  • Winning Games or Winning the Championship

    Last Thursday our team members from FLCC attended a leadership event where Don Campion, CEO and Founder of Banyan Air was the guest speaker. He shared with us some of the tidbits of his forty years in business, and focused […]

    3 months ago, by
  • Lead Your Team to Success in the Zone!

    For over two decades Suzanne Breistol and her network of qualified industry professionals have been working together to help individuals in the construction industry grow their careers. Below is an overview of some of the many programs that Construction [...]
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  • “All About the Base”

    We have a saying in Florida that “they pay in palm trees.” Not really, but it can seem that way for people wanting to relocate here from out of the area.  Often, we get people from New York, California […]

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  • 2019 Florida Construction Industry Compensation- Vertical Building

    Job Seekers If you are considering a new job look at the total compensation package; challenge, growth and stability of the position.  In addition, the track record of the employer should be evaluated.  Compare where you would be in […]

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  • The Second Spouse Syndrome

    “I worked for a small construction company and they had cash flow issues.” I never want to work for a small company again. “I worked for a big company and they didn’t care about their employees.” I never want […]

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