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7 Career Lessons That Double as Amazing Life Advice

7 Career Lessons That Double as Amazing Life Advice

After all, work and life aren’t all that separate from one another. Many of the lessons you learn from your job can shape your personal life, and vice versa. [rml_read_more] Below are seven career articles that double as good life advice—because yes, you should love what you do for eight hours of your day, but you should also love the life you live in the rest of those hours. There’s No Such Thing... »

10 ways to improve communication in Construction

10 ways to improve communication in Construction

Here are some tips from on how to ensure good communication on a construction site. [rml_read_more] Good communication is an essential component of success on construction projects, and it plays a decisive role in saving both time and money during the building process. Anybody familiar with construction will agree: communication can either be a major issue or a key to success throughout the constr... »

3 Ways Engineering Job Seekers Can Make Great First Impressions

3 Ways Engineering Job Seekers Can Make Great First Impressions

First impressions are critical when it comes to landing a good engineering job. [rml_read_more] Making the wrong first impression could result in you getting disqualified from a job interview and never getting the opportunity to work at your dream company. All because you made a wrong first impression; especially if you didn’t know, at the time, that you’re making wrong impressions. In this articl... »

10 Ways Construction Executives Can Drive Technology

10 Ways Construction Executives Can Drive Technology

Technology is making business smarter, more efficient and innovative. In the construction industry, technology is a game changer, allowing contractors to deliver projects on time and reduce rework. With more millennials entering leadership in the industry, technology adoption may be inevitable.[rml_read_more] Growth in construction technology during the last five years has been exponential. In con... »

8 Tips for An Amazing Mentor Relationship

8 Tips for An Amazing Mentor Relationship

Mentorship is a valuable tool in the workspace: mentors can offer guidance, share wisdom and serve as a sounding board to their mentees.  Building a healthy relationship is in the interests of both the mentee and the mentor. Consider the following steps to strengthen your mentor relationship. »

5 Ways to Manage Mistakes in Construction

5 Ways to Manage Mistakes in Construction

In construction, as in any field, mistakes happen. Contractors purchase the wrong materials, human error comes into play, or things don’t go as planned. A recent example would be the D.C Silverline Metrorail project in the US; during construction, the wrong type of concrete was used, meaning that the expected lifespan of the metro station walls was considerably less than planned for. »

How to Find a Mentor

How to Find a Mentor

A mentor is someone who can help you get through any new and challenging stage in your life. Here are five ways to go about when looking for a mentor. »

Mentoring In the Construction Industry

Mentoring In the Construction Industry

It is very easy to register as a Construction Company in South Africa and for this reason many SMMEs are becoming Construction Contractors. However, many of them go into liquidation within the first year or two. The reason for this, in my opinion, is their lack of knowledge of how the Construction Contracting Industry works. For this reason, there is a need for qualified, Professional Construction... »

Future of Jobs Report 2018: Drivers of Change

Future of Jobs Report 2018: Drivers of Change

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution unfolds, companies are seeking to harness new and emerging technologies to reach higher levels of efficiency of production and consumption, expand into new markets, and compete on new products for a global consumer base composed increasingly of digital natives. »

5 Ways for Workers to Win in the Robot Age

5 Ways for Workers to Win in the Robot Age

Machines and algorithms will do more current tasks than humans by 2025, according to the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report 2018.  The research covers 20 economies and 12 industries and focuses on the technological and human capital shifts in the workplace. »