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The language you use on your resume can make a big difference on whether you make it to the next round of the hiring process, and we’ve talked before about how to streamline your resume for success. But there hasn’t been much discussion on phrases to avoid. Now there is.

Next time you apply for a job, will people or algorithms screen your application? Chances are, it’ll be the latter. Find out how to optimize your resume today.

On your resume and in any discussion with a recruiter or interview with a hiring manager for that matter – it is your achievements and results that really count. How do you portray that - use action verbs. Let us explain how and why.

This year marks the 16th anniversary of the 2019 Business Woman of the Year awards; celebrating some of the most dynamic business women in Tampa Bay. We are thrilled to announce that Debi Wolfe, Senior Vice President of People, Culture & Strategy at Hays has been named a Business Woman of the Year honoree. Debi is recognized for being an influential business woman who has blazed the trail...

Human skills are always needed despite the rise of automation. Skills such as creativity cannot be easily borrowed, replicated or programmed by a machine.How can you unleash creativity in your workforce?

We spend a lot of time on our screens. For those of us who work remotely or at desk jobs, technology is an essential part of our working lives; however, it’s possible that our heavy reliance on digital technology can hinder productivity and even cause burnout.

So what are the top things employers need to know about cybersecurity? Our Guest Contributor, Mara Calvello shares a list of what they should keep in mind.

Job security, competitive pay, and creating a difference in the community are some of the reasons why many people choose a career in construction. Although a career in construction can be very rewarding, it does come with challenges. We asked experienced estimators and project managers in this industry what their career struggles were and how they overcame them. Here are their answers. How...

With time and experience, you can build a serious ladder to success in construction. The key is to develop your skills and network early on in your career. There are a number of construction associations across the US that not only offer networking opportunities but certification courses and upskilling seminars as well. We asked senior project managers and senior estimators how...

The US construction industry is constantly growing. In New York City last year, projects have reached an estimated record high of $61.5 billion in 2018 according to a New York Building Congress report. If you’re a seasoned professional or thinking of entering this thriving industry, here are some career advice from leading construction experts in New York City. What advice would you...

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