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Superintendent

Location:  •  Category: Heavy Civil Construction, Jobs, Utility Contractors  •  Type: Permanent  •  Salary: $65k - $70k+

Job Description: Seeking a hands-on superintendent/foreman with a strong background in sanitary/storm sewer pump station construction for an established underground utility construction company in South Carolina. Ideal candidate will have experience in well point dewatering as well as mechanical and concrete aspects of building pump stations. Candidate must be able to pass a federal background […]

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The Only 5 Interview Questions You Need to Prepare For

Category: Blog, Candidates, Companies, Construction Materials, General, Heavy Civil Construction, Steel / Metals

The individuals at Undercover Recruiter have discovered the 5 questions that interviewers really care about. According to these professionals, interviewers have one major objective to fill – getting the answers to the five basic questions. See the questions below from Jorgen Sundberg, the original Undercover Recruiter behind the Undercover Recruiter blog. 1. “What brings you […]

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5 Signs You’re Dealing With a Recruiter That Cares

Category: Blog, Candidates, Construction Materials, General, Heavy Civil Construction, Steel / Metals

If you’re skeptical about utilizing recruitment agencies during your job search, it’s most likely due to a bad experience with a not-so-genuine recruiter. According to Dominic Gross, Digital Marketing Analyst for Whitehall Resources, there are 5 signs to look out for when speaking with an executive recruiter. If you turn to agencies that specialize in […]

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Hiring With a Sense of Urgency: What’s the Rush?

Category: Blog, Companies, Construction Materials, General, Heavy Civil Construction, Steel / Metals

The individuals at Betts Recruiting recently took the time to summarize the importance of acting quickly – and correctly – in hiring decisions. It’s easy to lose out on top talent because of a lengthy hiring/interviewing process. See the article below from Stephanie Wood, New Business Manager and a senior employee at Betts Recruiting.   In today’s world, […]

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Why Recruiters Are Necessary in Your Job Search

Category: Blog, Candidates, Construction Materials, General, Heavy Civil Construction, Steel / Metals

For every one job being advertised, there are close to hundreds of candidates who are fighting for that same spot. While you may think you are the perfect fit for that position, those other applicants have the same opinion. Although your resume and cover letter might be ideal, it’s hard to tell the difference when it’s […]

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6 Common Cover Letter Blunders to Avoid

Category: Blog, Candidates, Companies, Construction Materials, General, Heavy Civil Construction, Steel / Metals

A cover letter can be the first step of a new career journey. Or, it can be a dead end that dooms your attempts to get a job. It all has to do with how you write it. We collected some real-life examples of dead-end cover letters to serve as examples of what not to do […]

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Top 10 Biggest Resume Mistakes

Category: Blog, Candidates, Companies, Construction Materials, General, Heavy Civil Construction, Steel / Metals

You have very little time to impress a recruiter with your resume. So the last thing you want to do is to make an easily avoidable mistake. These common blunders would almost immediately send your resume to the trash bin. 1. Misspellings and grammatical errors are killers. Spell check and proofread. Have your document reviewed by […]

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5 Tips for a Great Phone Interview

Category: Blog, Candidates, Construction Materials, General, Heavy Civil Construction, Steel / Metals

Telephone interviews are becoming more popular for a first-screening interview. Arranging for candidates to fly or drive in is expensive and can be time-consuming for everyone. The phone screen can last between 20 minutes to an hour. Your success at this critical juncture will often earn you either a phone or live meeting with the […]

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“Big 3” Social Recruiting Platforms

Category: Blog, Candidates, Companies, Construction Materials, General, Heavy Civil Construction, Steel / Metals

The individuals at Bullhorn Reach recently took the time to summarize the social media actual activity of recruiters and job seekers in the Bullhorn Reach user network in 2011 (over 35,000 recruiters) across the “Big 3” social recruiting platforms – LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. The results, while not surprising, are certainly fascinating. A few interesting […]

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How to Craft Your Resume

Category: Blog, Candidates, Construction Materials, General, Heavy Civil Construction, Steel / Metals

Whether you’re a recent grad or a seasoned employee, participating in the job hunt can be an intimidating process. Luckily, there are a number of steps you can take to prepare yourself for success. Beyond interviewing skills, one of the most important things to have under your belt is a good resume. Your resume acts […]

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