Benefits of Taking an Internship

Benefits of Taking an Internship You need a job to gain experience but, you need the experience to get a job! It’s the ultimate Catch 22, isn’t it? To get a job, you need the right mix of both the technical and soft skills needed to do the job. But soft skills aren’t typically developed in the classroom. So how can you acquire […]

Creating a GIS Portfolio

Creating a GIS Portfolio A GIS portfolio is a way to digitally present GIS projects and maps that you have created. Another way to think about it is as a visual resume. Since the end product of most GIS projects is a visual output such as a map or online app, this is a great […]

8 Benefits of Practicing Sustainability in Your Company

8 Benefits of Practicing Sustainability in Your Company You’ve read all the headlines about climate change; “Severe Weather,” “The Devastating Impacts are now Unavoidable,” and “Climate Scientists Warn of a New Normal.” But you’re already in a tight spot, what are you supposed to do with COVID leaving your business and the economy in shock? […]

Satisfying the new GIS learner during COVID-19 and beyond

Satisfying the new GIS learner during COVID-19 and beyond The growing dissatisfaction of college graduates.  Source McGraw Hill Education Workforce Readiness survey. The pandemic has jolted the educational paradigm and there are some overdue changes being wrestled with to meet student needs.  Every single administrator in every single school has had to think about how […]

Setting Your Goals for the New Year

Setting Your Goals for the New Year Have you started setting your goals for 2021? With this crazy and unpredictable year coming to an end, I know I’m ready to challenge myself in new and exciting ways! To begin setting your goals, first look back on your personal and professional accomplishments of 2020 to reflect […]

A Snapshot of Current Remote / Home Office Workers

A Snapshot of Current Remote / Home Office Workers We conducted a quick poll to determine the status of remote/home office workers in commercial and public agency organizations. ​80% of organizations report that 50% or more of their employees are working from remote / home office locations.  75% -100% staff work remote  59% 50% – 74% […]

How to Motivate Your Remote Employees

Add Your Heading Text Here We all have personal motivations that drive us in our daily work. How do we engage our employees to ensure they are performing their best while working from home? ​As we’ve moved into a new era of remote working, you may have hit some turbulence with managing your staff as […]

Civil Engineering Job Hopping – Good Or Bad Idea

Civil Engineering Job Hopping – Good Or Bad Idea As a Civil Engineer job recruiter, we have seen that many candidates try to find greener pastures by job hopping with multiple companies.  Having a track record of constant job changes in the civil design profession can often be discredited. Some selective industries may be considered acceptable, […]

How To Spot Top Talent When Hiring

How To Spot Top Talent When Hiring It’s clear that recruiting and hiring for top employees takes time, can be expensive and at times aggravating for HR teams, and internal recruiters.  Finding and hiring the best people requires a lot of time and multiple resources including expensive advertising and experiencing an overload of unqualified resumes […]

Creating Business Success in 2020

Creating Business Success in 2020 If you are a business leader, you probably enter each year wanting to impact your firm in a positive way. But just as with New Year’s resolutions, the chance of following through with your goals is not high unless you implement concrete expectations and objectives. By applying the tips below, […]