10 Myths About Recruiting

10 Myths About Recruiting

In the past ten years, a lot has changed regarding how recruiting professionals view their role of actively recruiting the best candidates for their organization. Here are ten things recruiters have learned. 1. The Most Effective Recruiters Are Extroverts. Expecting all recruiters to have an out-going personality is one of the industry’s biggest myths. What’s […]

read more

5 Ways to Make Employees Feel Valued

5 Ways to Make Employees Feel Valued

Recently, a survey of working adults found that 46 percent of employees who work from home are under pressure to be more present. Visibility is essential to prove productivity. This adds to the existing feelings of anxiety and mental burnout. At The Newport Group, we would like to share five ways to make your employees […]

read more

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Construction Performs Better Than Most

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Construction Performs Better Than Most

It seems as though the COVID-19 pandemic has made the world spin off of its axis. Besides affecting everyday life at home, almost every industry has seen undesirable challenges, including the construction sector. However, this industry has shown to be one of the most resilient. The construction sector contributes approximately $1.3 trillion to the economy. […]

read more

10 Job Interview Tips For High-Level Executives

Video interviewing is now the norm for HR departments as businesses embrace cost-effective and contactless executive search and onboarding. Having the skills to communicate your value, cultural fit, and past successes via Skype/Zoom is crucial. Here are the best ways you can ace your interview: Make a video for practice and it later Practice answering […]

read more

Utilities Construction Activity Is Returning To Pre-Pandemic Levels

Demand for expansive and improved broadband services is creating urgency for a stronger, better, faster Telecommunications industry. But alongside high expectations and new post-COVID challenges, the need for a capable workforce has slowed efforts for ideal expansion throughout the U.S. Hiring efforts that were paused due to the pandemic have continued to strain companies looking […]

read more

The Future Of California Housing: Multifamily Residential Construction

Co-living and multifamily residences are here to stay despite short-term concerns about the need for social distancing. Even during times of COVID-19 related building restrictions, co-living and multifamily assets is still an increasingly hot topic in California. Developers are turning to building multifamily residential units during our current housing shortage peak. Co-living uniquely offers a […]

read more

Addressing The Construction Labor Shortage

Across the nation, demand for skilled tradespeople and management at all levels is at an all-time high. Construction companies are struggling to find qualified workers for their projects. Moreover, the labor shortage is increasing the amount of time it takes to complete projects and limiting the number of projects companies can take on. The construction […]

read more