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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...

I've been recruiting #civilengineering professionals for north of 25 years now and as a result have navigated my career through a few recessions and slow downs. What I have witnessed is that the civil engineering profession is somewhat insulated when it comes to recessions or economic turndowns, compared...

If you watch the talking heads on all the news stations, either a recession is coming or we are in the midst of one already. I am not seeing it in the civil engineering profession, but I'm sure there are some pockets across the country...

Here's a piece of interview advice for any civil engineer with 5+ years of experience that will give you a leg up on anyone else competing for the same role: 👉🏼During a first interview with a hiring manager, try to uncover some of the challenges that...

I recently read Ed Mylett's book "The Power of One More." If you have not read it, I highly recommend it.Being a recruiter or search consultant, especially in the #civilengineering profession, is an extremely challenging job. Extremely.That said, I would like to give my fellow recruiters some words...