We’re a Boston-based recruiting firm specializing in the permanent placement of construction management professionals. Our clients are a combination of general contractors, prime sub-contractors, owners, and institutions located in Boston and New England.
With January already over, our team sat down to discuss what we’re seeing and hearing from clients, candidates and the industry as a whole. Here’s our notes on how 2013 played out and trends and opportunities for 2014 in no particular order. General: Salaries, profit margins, and fees are up from 2012 levels. The actual hiring […]
If you saw the movie Bad Santa you’ll recognize what a bad hire can look like. Willie, aka Santa, might have scrubbed up as St. Nick, but he was bad to the bone. Willie was a conman and I’ll suited to the position, and yet someone hired him. Take a look around your office, do you have […]
When you go to Fenway Park you’re never in any doubt about the score. The scoreboard says it all. Each team, the umpires, coaches and the all the fans are on the same page. It got me thinking, do clients have a hiring scoreboard? It’s rare that one person makes a hiring decision alone. So, […]
How do you get the best candidates from the best companies to join your team? When a candidate walks away from your interview they should be clear on what your company stands for and why they should leave their job for you. They’re not looking for just a job, they are looking for an opportunity […]
Almost all interviews have this one question in common: WHY should I hire you? How do you ensure that your response is insightful and compelling? Use the K.I.S.S. metric. Keep – It – Simple – Stupid. Be concise and give examples of your worth. So, how do you do this. Firstly, Google is […]