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Construction Job Growth Surges in February, ABC Says

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

National construction employment surged in February as the industry added 58,000 seasonally adjusted net new jobs, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). February’s data represents the best month for construction job creation since March 2007. Nonresidential construction added nearly two-thirds of net new construction… Read More →

Job Seekers: 10 Tips For Summer Job Searches

Job Seekers - Summer Job Search

Every year as summer approaches, most job seekers and career changers make the mistake of halting all their efforts. They believe there is no point in pursuing new opportunities during the summer, and that nobody is making hiring decisions until the fall. Ford R. Myers, career coach, speaker and author of “Get The Job You… Read More →

Are You A Kind Boss?

Three business people standing together with arms around each other

Look in the mirror and ask yourself: What kind of boss are you? Do you resemble Cruella De Vil from “101 Dalmatians” – a heartless, puppy-snatcher who orders her hapless henchmen to carry out her cruel demands? Or are you more like Obi-Wan Kenobi in “Star Wars” — a dedicated, knowledgeable, soft-spoken Jedi Master with… Read More →

Hiring The Right People Is More Important Than Ever, But Are You Asking The Right Questions?

Pick the Right Employee

When the economy slows, companies tend to slow their hiring and expect more from their existing employees. It quickly becomes critical that employees perform up to these new, heightened expectations. For those positions that companies do hire for, selecting the right candidate becomes more important than ever. However, many hiring managers tend to ask the… Read More →