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Does your company culture pass the sniff test?

Filed in Clients, Culture by on October 24, 2014
Does your company culture pass the sniff test?

Authenticity is one of the most essential parts of your company culture today. Iconoculture found that the majority of U.S. consumers feels that “being genuine and authentic is extremely important for me and for the things and people in my life.” To be authentic is to have a “quality of being genuine or real,” but often we […]

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#TBT Post Office Square Boston

Filed in #TBT, Construction by on October 23, 2014
#TBT Post Office Square Boston

#TBT – Post Office Square Boston The Old Post Office Square was in construction during the Great Fire of 1872 and its dense walls were believed to be responsible for halting the fire’s northward progress. This gorgeous French Second Empire-style building stood till the late 1920’s when it was demolished to make way for the […]

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Creativity Is The Key To A Great Career

Filed in Candidates, Culture by on October 22, 2014
Creativity Is The Key To A Great Career

Creativity cannot be replaced by technology. Creativity is the driver for change. It takes guts to be creative. Being creative means putting yourself out there in a way that pushes comfort levels and could possibly make you look foolish. But, when you get it right, it’s magic. Case in point. This beautifully shot time-lapse video […]

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The Economic Impact of Construction in Massachusetts in 60 seconds

Filed in Clients, Recruiting by on October 21, 2014
The Economic Impact of Construction in Massachusetts in 60 seconds

What is the economic impact of construction in Massachusetts? Fun Fact: in 2012, 94% of the 16,700 Massachusetts construction firms had less than 20 employees. In 2011, there were 19,500 firms with less than 20 employees. The AGC of America has provided some high level data on the economic impact of construction to Massachusetts and what […]

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Tips For Effective Communication On The Job

Filed in Candidates, Clients, Culture by on October 17, 2014
Tips For Effective Communication On The Job

Communication affects teamwork in positive and negative ways. When teams practice effective communicate, they trust each other more.  This reduces unnecessary competition and helps employees work together. The quantity and quality of communication within a team are both important. When your projects are collaborative, your communication must be more assertive (not passive, aggressive or passive-aggressive!). Every member in the team […]

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