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Katie E. Rodgers

2019 Q1 Navigator E-Newsletter

by Katie E. Rodgers
2019 is a pivotal time for our clients, and for our firm as well. Navigating budget constraints and the talent shortage isn't easy, but with this breakdown we find them a bit more manageable. Read more

The 3 Best Practices to Take Control of Your Career

by Katie E. Rodgers
At Helbling we approach our candidates' needs in the same manner as we do our clients: helping them decipher their strengths/weaknesses, motivations, and goals. The following best practices will help you evaluate where you are, who you want to work for, and what leadership style you want to emulate. Read more

Executive Search Case Study: Vice President of Capital Planning & Facilities

Public Library
by Katie E. Rodgers
Helbling represented a prominent non-profit cultural organization with one of the more impressive portfolios in the New York City area to secure a Vice President of Capital Planning & Facilities. In charge of developing strategic master plans for large capital projects and renovations... Read more

City Libraries Make Us Better By Design

by Katie E. Rodgers
Our nationís community libraries attract people from across cities and neighboring suburbs to learn and engage with one another. In order for their physical environment to encapsulate the beauty and unique bonds of our society, they adapt to current trends and apply them to their design. Read more

2019 Construction Outlook

by Katie E. Rodgers
The construction industry is on par for a repeat of 2018, which will mark nine years of consecutive growth in total spending. However, some of the familiar challenges we've seen over the years continue to loom over an aging industry and male-dominated workforce. Read more

Branding and Recruiting Go Hand-in-Hand: Especially for Public Agencies

by Katie E. Rodgers
Government branding has made its way into state and local agencies. Public entities have long known the benefits of hiring candidates from the private sector, and in todayís climate, more thought and strategy is necessary to attract those individuals to public organizations than ever before. Read more

Not All Career Moves Are About Money

by Katie E. Rodgers
Helbling executive search consultants analyze candidate motivations to strategize better recruitment and retention practices for their clients. Consider the following options when competing with salaries in the marketplace proves difficult and you're looking to attract and secure top talent. Read more

A Recruiter's Perspective on Women in Construction

by Katie E. Rodgers
Recently, we sponsored the 2018 Women in Construction (WiC) event in Washington, DC. Consultants Tom Dunn and Wendy Zang participated in the event that brought top-notch speakers and a diverse audience aimed at increasing visibility and mentorship for women of all ages. This was their experience. Read more

What Does It Take to be a Successful Recruiter?

Suits
by Katie E. Rodgers
What it is like to be an executive recruiter? The recruiter role requires a very curious, determined, competitive, and unique personality. Not everyone realizes what makes our recruiters successful; it takes a lot more than sifting through a database of candidate resumes. Read more

Expansion and Integration: The Theme of This Year's ENR New England Best Projects Winners

Vermont's Brattleboro Bridge
by Katie E. Rodgers
From planning and design to construction and completion, the New England projects that received ENR accolades this year were meticulously planned and built. Check out a few of Helbling's favorites... Read more