Considering a Career in Project Controls? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Interested in exploring a career path in Project Controls? Project Controls are the data gathering, data management and analytical processes used to predict, understand and constructively influence the time and cost outcomes of a project. It’s through the communication of this information that drives effective management and decision making. But breaking into this role doesn’t… Read more »

Balancing Profitability and Your Workforce

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Building and sustaining a profitable company is hard. Building and sustaining a company that is profitable and socially responsible and can recruit and retain the industry’s top talent may seem impossible. But more and more that is what is being demanded of modern employers. Employees want to work for the good guy, especially young employees…. Read more »

Video Interview Tips 1/2: Being Prepared

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Video interviews are becoming easily as popular as phone interviews in the modern digital age. They are equally as challenging, however. If you haven’t figured out how to best present yourself as a candidate over video conferencing, it’s really not that difficult. In this new, two-part series we’re going to explore just how to show… Read more »

Humility: A Leadership Quality to Master

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Great leaders are many things. They have a vision. They are inspiring. They are excellent communicators and have the ability to motivate others to help them achieve great things. But one character trait that is clearly important for true leaders is humility. Ego rarely serves leaders well, particularly when it comes to inspiring others to follow them. Here are… Read more »

4 Signs You Need to Quit Your Boss

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There comes a time in many professional careers where no matter the hard work or effort you put into a role; the situation becomes clear that things won’t get better. Your boss has a huge impact on that experience. That’s when you know that it’s time to throw in the towel. Here are 4 signs… Read more »

Is the Problem in Retention or in Hiring?

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If you are having trouble maintaining the right workforce to accomplish your goals as a business, there are a couple different angles to consider when you attempt to course correct. Your people are the foundation of your company, they are what drives your product, your client experience, and your bottom line. Without the right culture,… Read more »

Reaching Long-Term Goals Requires This Daily Task

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Achieving your goals can be a challenge, even if you set ones that are very clear and actionable. But there is one handy trick that can help you achieve your long-term goals, and it’s something you can do every day.   Write down what you did each day to accomplish a particular goal.   Here’s why it works.  … Read more »

Leadership Will Impact the Fourth Industrial Revolution  

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  The fourth industrial revolution is happening right now. If you’re not up to speed on how IoT and digital transformation are shaking up the industry, you should be. Now in this time of rapid change, strong leadership is more important than ever. Here’s how we see leadership impacting the future of the energy industry as… Read more »

4 Tips to Conduct a Better Phone Interview

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Phone interviews are a common tool hiring managers use to screen out potential candidates before inviting them in for a formal interview. While they are increasingly part of the standard hiring process, a phone interview is not something all candidates know how to perform well on, despite being essential to the hiring process. For those… Read more »

Are You Ready for the New OSHA Reporting Requirements?

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Earlier in 2016, OSHA issued an update to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. There are two parts to this new ruling, the first relating to employee involvement which went into effect on Dec. 1, and the other relating to employer recordkeeping, which will go into effect on Jan. 1 of the new year…. Read more »