April 22, 2019

Employers Offer Handsome Raises to Keep Top Talent. But is it Enough?

After 10 years of lackluster growth, wages finally broke the 3% ceiling in August 2018, and have done so every month since. With workers quitting left and right to pursue better opportunities

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April 15, 2019

Use Experiential Interviews to Hire for Fit

If you’ve been in the hiring game for a while, this has probably happened at least once: You come across a great resume, are impressed by the candidate in person, hear them say all the right things in the interview and hire them.

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April 9, 2019

8 Danger Signs When You’re Job Searching

The job description seems to be a work in progress that keeps changing. You’re told that you’ll be reporting to finance and later it changes to operations. They say they’ll get back to you within 48 hours and you hear nothing. You arrive for your interview with Bob and learn that you’ll be meeting with Jane instead.

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April 2, 2019

Is construction activity on track to slow in metro Denver?

Year after year this decade, construction cranes and work crews in metro Denver have gotten only busier. But activity may finally take a breather, according to a forecast from a leading cost estimation firm.

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March 29, 2019

Win the War on Talent

Culture is more than just a boardroom buzzword. It is a “must-have” rather than a “nice to have” for today’s companies. In the same way that marketing sets the table for sales, culture sets the table for recruiting and retaining top talent. It also plays a critical role in the long-term performance of a company. But a strong culture doesn’t just happen by accident

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March 11, 2019

How to Attract High Performers

There is a great deal of demographic information from yesteryear that links high performance to gender and social expectations. AI was utilized to try and pre-determine top performers from their career background, however, the reality is, those top performers are individuals that cannot be identified from normalized data analytics.

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March 6, 2019

Historic Vancouver church restoration kicks off

Design practice Ryder Architecture has been retained for the St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church restoration project. Heatherbrae Construction is offering construction management services and RJC Engineers will provide seismic and building envelope engineering and act as a prime consultant on this two-year project.

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March 4, 2019

Here are 3 Ways to Improve Candidate Care

In this candidate-led market, active job seekers who apply for multiple roles may find themselves progressing with a number of interviews. When a great CV reaches your desk, it’s imperative you work quickly to introduce them to potential employers.

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February 25, 2019

Vancouver’s new office building will be a stack of reflective boxes

The 370,450-SF LEED Platinum-targeted building is designed as an aggregation of reflective stacked cubes. Each cube will contain four floors and be stacked in multiple orientations to maximize views of the surrounding city. The spaces between the cubes will be filled with greenery whose vertical orientation binds the otherwise scattered massing.

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