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I've been reading a lot about the increase in the number of "job hoppers," which is defined as frequently changing jobs, often in a short period of time. As a recruiter focused on the #civilengineering profession, I avoid "job hoppers" altogether as our clients are looking for folks...

I can't tell you how many times I speak with folks who tell me they are not interested in considering a positive career move because they are "comfortable." Personally, I'm in the camp that believes comfort is the enemy of progress. Being comfortable with one's current career...

The Federal Trade Commission recently proposed a rule that would ban companies from requiring workers to sign noncompete provisions as well as some training repayment agreements. There are a few reasons why some people believe non-compete employment agreements should be banned. 🤔I'm curious as to the...

Yesterday I posted about the advantages for civil engineers to work with a search consultant in identifying new career opportunities. It's only fitting that todays discussion revolve around the value that #civilengineering firms can receive from utilizing a trusted and experienced search consultant to fill key roles. There...

Every so often I run into #civilengineers who refuse to work with recruiters in uncovering new opportunities. Last year I had a #civilengineer tell me she does not take calls from headhunters because she believes that firms that hire search consultants are unethical. Just the other day I had a water/wastewater...

I heard an interesting theory today on a podcast I was listening to and it really hit home for me. People are always looking for motivation or ways to be motivated. The reality is, the best of the best are not looking for and do not...