Anything can look good on paper, but you need to experience it to confirm your passion.
- Power Project Engineer
There are lots of ways to define "fit". The only way to really figure out what you want is by talking to people in the business about these variables, listening to their perspectives, and then comparing these answers with what feels right for you.
For example, do you excel in a small organizational setting or do you thrive in a larger geographically dispersed organization? Or, do you have the desire to travel, especially while you are young? Examining each variable and thinking through how it affects you is crucial to defining "best fit".Download the PDF
Most job searchers have some questions about how to go about finding the right opportunity. It’s only natural. Here’s a list of questions and answers that will help make your job search more effective.
Many elements factor into a person’s potential for success in the commercial construction business. Here, you will find exclusive suggestions and tips dedicated to helping you become the best possible candidate you can be.
This site was created by seasoned construction executives and recent hires who have been in your shoes. They give you some of their insights to stand out from the others and help you find the company that best fits you.
From the college intern with little or no industry experience to the working professional – read up on what industry professionals hope to find on your resume. Also included are some important points to emphasize what will make your resume stand out.Download all the Resume Ideas [PDF]
This means know the basics about a company such as strengths, market focus, services, and history. It also means to prepare questions around aspects that are important to you.
If you are doing all the talking (or vice-versa) something is wrong. A good conversation includes lots of active listening.Download Interview Hints [PDF]
Job Fairs can be a great way to experience a large number of companies in a short period of time. They can also be a fast way to shoot yourself in the foot if you are not prepared.Download Job Fair Tips [PDF]
Okay, so you've decided you want to be proactive with your job search. Great! Start here to research companies or get up to speed on industry trends and issues.
Need some help identifying possible GCs and/or CMs to research or contact? These links take you to lists of commercial construction companies, both large and small.