• Promoting Construction Trade and Management Careers (part 1 of 2)

    Our Governor here in Florida announced this year that he is granting $89 million toward training, and $10 million would be awarded to state colleges and universities to create career and technical education charter schools. DeSantis said the charter […]

    7 months ago, by
  • Be My Valentine?

    Remember the first grade Valentine’s day parties? It was required you bring a card for everyone in the class. Even at that formative age, giving a valentine to someone that might not be so sweet stirred emotions, as did […]

    8 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 […]

    9 months ago, by
  • The Top 3 Traits of the Perfect Construction Project Manager

    Although there is no such thing as perfect, there are traits I could hit the repeat button with that we hear over and over again from hiring managers seeking to add project management staff. These top three encompass other […]

    10 months ago, by
  • Your Career Foundation – Money and Monetary Matters

    Tony, Michelle, Russ, Dom, Kathy, Jesus … and so many more construction management, administrative and accounting professionals come to mind who were smart enough to look at overall opportunity instead of chasing the highest offer right out of the […]

    1 year ago, by
  • The Cockpit, the Castle, and the Community – Why Someone’s Workspace Matters

    The open concept floor plan for offices took off in the 1960s to help foster communication and collaboration in the workplace. Private office space has always been the most preferred by employees, although individuals will have different reasons for […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Tips When Adopting a New Employee

    In business, the formal term for the time following offer and acceptance of a job is called onboarding. Formally defined by Webster as “the action or process of integrating a new employee into an organization,” the reality is that […]

    1 year ago, by
  • I Like Working Remote

    In March 2020, with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, everyone was facing new challenges. Employers in particular had to find a satisfactory way in which to navigate the situation, as personnel with school-age children, high risk health problems, […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Fatherhood Qualities In the Workplace

    Recently I was listening to a news segment entitled “The Family Behind Father’s Day”.From it I learned that although Father’s Day was first celebrated in 1910, it did not become a national holiday until 1972.  Sonora Smart Dodd, who […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Construction Management – Does Formal Education Matter?     

    In the past few weeks, I’ve been receiving cards in the mail informing me of the graduations of friends and family. All eight graduates seem to be on a college track this year, and some with a focused career […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Fallen Angels in Construction

    One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the United States, standing at 104 stories and 1776 feet tall. It was completed in 2014. The Willis Tower (formerly  Sears Tower, its name until 2009) is 108-stories, 1,450-feet tall and was […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Mental Health and the Workplace

    If you have insurance with any of the major health insurance providers, when you log onto their web portal you will find resources to help not just your physical health, but also your mental health (which is not to […]

    1 year ago, by
12345...