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Nicole E. Zeller

Succession Planning for AEC Firms

Succession Planning for AEC Firms

How do Architecture, Engineering, and Construction firms prepare as their owners and principals plan for retirement? Read five suggestions for successful succession planning as well as the latest stats from an industry survey on ownership management and transfer. Read more

Booming E-Commerce CRE

Booming E-Commerce CRE

Recent growth in e-commerce requires warehousing, fulfillment, and distribution real estate. Read the latest stats on the transition from brick and mortar stores to online retail operations. Read more

CRE Facets of the Life Sciences Industry

CRE Facets of the Life Sciences Industry

Life Sciences is a bright spot for commercial real estate. View the industry's geographical hot spots, trends, and facets of evaluating or planning space. Read more

Workplace Distancing via Technology

Workplace Distancing via Technology

Review examples of workplace distancing via technology as implemented by managers of facilities and jobsites. What changes has your organization made? How are end users responding? Read more

6 Considerations for Virtual Onboarding

6 Considerations for Virtual Onboarding

Some organizations have implemented virtual orientation and onboarding activities. If work must begin remotely, how can they acclimate a new team member? Here are six considerations for virtual onboarding. Read more

8 Observations from APPA Town Hall Meetings

8 Observations from APPA Town Hall Meetings

APPA the organization representing leadership in educational facilities has hosted weekly Town Hall meetings via webinar to discuss COVID-19 concerns and share emerging practices. Here are eight observations about facilities management from the sessions. Read more

10 Tips for Great Video Conferencing

10 Tips for Great Video Conferencing

Many hiring organizations conduct video meetings and interviews with candidates. Whether the current health crisis prompts a need, or video conferencing is a regular occurrence, consider these professional tips to make it great. Read more

Open-Door Outlook for Women in Construction

Open-Door Outlook for Women in Construction

This year we commemorate Women in Construction Week by acknowledging its 60-year history and celebrating the opportunities for women in the industry. The outlook is positive for women starting or changing careers. Read more

5 Ways to Make a Newly Created Role a Success

5 Ways to Make a Newly Created Role a Success

Creating a new role presents an organization the opportunity to restructure and adopt a new outlook. It presents candidates the opportunity to make an impact. Our search consultants offer five suggestions to those recruiting for, or pursuing, a newly created role. Read more

Personality Testing: Proceed with Caution

Personality Testing: Proceed with Caution

Personality tests can help organizations predict how different types of people will interact. They can also identify employee strengths and workplace challenges. Still, there are enough disadvantages of personality testing that it is not recommended for making hiring decisions. Read more