Insight

Engineering

Search Case Study: Senior Vice President / Director of Water for a utility contractor

Power line
by Sami Barry
Executive Search Case Study: SVP & Director of Water for a utility construction firm. This role was created to address aggressive growth strategies. The search had several complexities with the primary challenge being a limited pool of candidates who had the necessary skills and experience. 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

Best Job Boards for Facilities, Architecture, Construction, and Real Estate Development

Man interviewing woman
by Sami Barry
Not all job boards are created equal. Here are the most popular, effective, and navigable sites for both employers and job candidates in the industries of facilities management, architecture, construction, and real estate development. Read more

Executive Search Case Study: Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

glass roof
by Sami Barry
Executive Search Case Study: Chief Sales & Marketing Officer for an architecture, engineering, and program management firm. We completed this search in 3 1/2 months by working in high collaboration with our client. Our efforts resulted in securing a talented professional from a direct competitor. Read more

The Evolution of the University Planner

Campus map
by Katie E. Rodgers
Itís one thing to have someone who can assess building usage and mitigate expenditures; itís another to have someone who can plan, organize, and even redistribute space in a way that enhances your institutionís learning experience and integrates its culture. Introducing the new university planner. Read more

Specialty Contractors Riding a Robust Market

Specialty Contractor Revenues
by Sami Barry
Specialty contractors are riding a wave of activity in most every major market, and optimism abides. In response, firms are implementing diverse strategies from mergers and acquisitions to proactive recruitment to capitalize on opportunities. Read more

Helbling Discusses A/E/C Recruitment with Sterling Seacrest Partners

Wes Miller presenting at Sterling Seacrest
by Sami Barry
Managing Director Wes Miller recently presented his recruitment insight at Sterling Seacrest Partners Lunch 'n Learn. Opening up the discussion to his audience, various ideas were shared on how to successfully attract and retain employees. Read more

FMI: 6 Ways To Overcome Ownership Transition Obstacles

Think Plan Act
Management consulting firm, FMI, discusses six ways companies can address ownership transition challenges. Read more

Industry Pressures Prompting Changes in A/E/C Recruitment & Talent Management

Professionals in buildings
by Sami Barry
Tom Helbling, Jim Lord, and Tom Dunn provide their insight of how multiple factors are impacting recruitment and talent management among architecture, engineering, and construction firms. Read more

FMI Releases U.S. Markets Construction Overview 2017

Construction Forecast
by Sami Barry
FMI's 2017 U.S. Engineering & Construction Outlook shows cautious optimism with projected growth in many sectors. Read more