Why ‘Job Hoppers’ Might Be the Best Hire for Your Next Construction Project

Spring is in the air and hiring in the construction field is in full swing. Yet, there’s an aspect of this process that needs a fresh perspective: the emphasis hiring managers place on the duration of a candidate’s previous employment. Traditionally, candidates with long tenures at their companies have been favored, while those with shorter stints are often labeled as “job hoppers.” However, this view may be outdated and could lead to missed opportunities in identifying the right talent.

Onboarding: Beyond Orientation

The other day, I asked an HR Manager about her onboarding process. She responded by outlining a routine that involved copying two forms of identification from the new hire, reviewing insurance information, having them sit through a mandatory sexual harassment video, and discussing some administrative policies. I had to smile – was this onboarding? Not …