• LVI Associates Featured on The Structural Engineering Podcast

    2 days ago

    LVI Associates recently joined The Structural Engineering Podcast to discuss the latest hiring trends in the forensics industry. The episode, "A Primer in Forensics", featured LVI Associates Recruitment Consultant, Sarah Lazar, who shared her expertise on the latest industry trends. Focusing particularly on the Midwest United States recruitment market, Sarah was able to shar...

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  • #Engineer4Tomorrow Stories

    9 days ago

    John Merry - Substation Engineering"Over the last two years, I've led the physical substation design for 14 new substations for solar farm interconnection projects from various states all across the nation. So I am very proud to have been a part of building a more renewable electric grid."Gerardo Traverso - VP, Transportation Engineering, George F. Young, Inc."Most people ar...

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  • Virtual Lunch & Learn: Career Advice for Engineers from LVI Associates

    14 days ago

    ​Join LVI Associates during Engineers Week for a Virtual Lunch & Learn: Career Advice for Engineers. This webinar will take place on Thursday, February 25th from 12-12:45pm EST. Our specialist recruiters, Hanna Ito, George Place and Dylan Mather will share exclusive insights on the job market with specific tips and tricks to help continue success in your engineering care...

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  • Advancing Women of Color in Engineering and Infrastructure

    19 days ago

    More than 90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has moved forward slowly in recent years. With diversity and inclusion at the top of the agenda, we explore the current state of affairs for women of color in engineering and infrastructure and the underlying processes within recruitment that may create obstacles to increasi...

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    about 1 month ago

    It’s tempting to enter 2021 with blind optimism, eager to put the challenges of 2020 behind us. However, to learn as much as possible from the adversities we all faced last year, we’d like to suggest that we begin 2021 with a brief period of reflection. Rather than making a New Year’s Resolution this year, perhaps more can be achieved by reflecting on the challenges of 2020 ...

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  • Talent Trends in Transportation Engineering

    3 months ago

    LVI Associates has partnered with clients in the transportation field through this year as they adapted their strategies and workplaces in unprecedented circumstances. We have also engaged in virtual events and discussions with leading industry associations such the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) to explo...

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  • 12 Days of Career Advice

    3 months ago

    ​2020 has been a year like no other; the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on many markets, resulting in a rise in unemployment rates across the globe. The U.S has an unemployment rate of 6.9%, the UK has 4.8% - the highest in 3 years and Hong Kong is seeing its biggest rise in 16 years. With this uncertainty surrounding the job market, how can you improve your cha...

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  • The Benefits of Using a Specialist Recruiter to Find Talent

    5 months ago

    ​Sourcing the right talent at the right time can prove arduous for any company. But the process becomes even more challenging when you work within a niche industry or sector. In these situations, a specialist recruiter can help find the perfect candidate for a hard-to-fill role.There are several benefits a specialist recruiter can offer when looking to find niche talent:Deep...

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  • LVI Associates Partnership with ACEC 2020 Fall Conference

    5 months ago

    LVI Associates is honored to partner with ACEC on their 2020 Fall Conference, which will take place virtually from October 28th – 30th. This conference will bring together engineering leaders and professionals from the top firms across the US for three days of networking, thought leadership, and education.The virtual format of this year’s event is a unique and exciting oppor...

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  • The Work-Life Rebalance

    5 months ago

    We are at a crossroads. The health and wellbeing of the workforce has never been more closely intertwined with the state of the economy.Covid-19 has caused a public health crisis that has forced people to change how they operate and reflect on the way that people organize and work. Global lockdowns have meant that many companies have shifted to remote working – where they ar...

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  • Want to Secure Your Dream Engineering Job? Choose a Specialist Recruiter

    6 months ago

    Searching for the perfect job is no simple task. Sometimes, all you want is the opportunity to get your foot in the door. When it comes to applying to the most successful engineering and infrastructure firms, where do you begin? After all, so many jobs are not publicly advertised, and competition is fierce. Who do you reach out to discover the best opportunities? And how can...

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  • Why Flexible Working is No Longer a Benefit

    6 months ago

    ​​Flexible working has been a growing trend for many years; with the outbreak of COVID-19, this trend has reached its tipping point.  For many employers, flexible working arrangements have been the only way to handle the unprecedented challenges the pandemic brought about; with 78% of workers now saying they want increased flexibility in their work moving forward, it will be...

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  • Ready to Return? Six Steps to Get Back to the Office

    6 months ago

    ​Engineers, are you preparing to return to the office? Many of your peers may have been back for a while, but for those lucky professionals who have been able to work from home, you may feel a little unprepared for what’s next.Flexibility will be key. Surprisingly, 69% of engineering and infrastructure professionals we surveyed said they want their employer to encourage more...

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  • Ready to Reopen? Help Employees Back to the Office with these Six Steps

    7 months ago

    ​As Covid-19 has swept the globe, engineering, construction and infrastructure professionals have emerged as some of the pandemic’s heroes. Thanks to their tireless efforts, vital projects have kept nations fed, the power on, and roofs over our heads. The public health crisis has demonstrated an increased need for digital construction – remote solutions would enable less of ...

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  • Under Construction: The Post-Pandemic Workplace

    8 months ago

    ​When workers finally return to the office, the engineering workplace will be virtually unrecognizable. What short and lasting impact will the pandemic have on the workplace? How will these changes affect talent? What does this guide explore?Short term impactRedesigning the workplace for human healthNegative and positive impacts of social distancingRisk assessment and privac...

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  • How to Avoid a Talent Exodus Post-Pandemic

    8 months ago

    ​​Nobody yet knows what the legacy of COVID-19 will be; HR and recruitment experts are increasingly concerned businesses which do survive this period will face a further crisis in the shape of talent acquisition and retention in ‘the new normal’.Anxiety about the workforce is not new: PWC's latest Annual Global CEO Survey found that 80% of CEOs are either extremely or somewh...

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  • Working From Home is the Key to Diversity

    8 months ago

    In the future, 69% of the engineering and infrastructure workforce wants their employer to encourage more working from home. However, half of workers are too uncomfortable to bring up personal issues with their employer and 1 in 5 employees believe their employer would not be open to discussing more flexible working.Leading engineering and construction firms have a unique op...

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  • Water Services Firm Gets 46% More Female Applicants Using This Trick

    8 months ago

    ​Thames Water, a UK water services firm, has seen a surge of female applicants after removing gendered words from its job adverts.The water services firm was struggling to attract female applicants to its frontline roles. Last year, only 8% of applicants for sewage works technicians came from women. After investigating why interest was so low, Thames Water used an online too...

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  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Be an LGBTQ+ Career Ally

    8 months ago

    What makes a great recruiter? There are many styles and personalities out there suitable for every jobseeker. Recruiters should always act as advocates for professionals trying to advance their careers, but for members of the LGBTQ+ community recruiters can play an even more essential role – being a career ally.Why do LGBTQ+ professionals need career allies?While great progr...

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  • Alleviate Video Call Fatigue With These Top 5 Tips

    8 months ago

    ​​Many of us are working in a virtual office these days. For professionals working in the engineering & infrastructure sectors, that might mean more time in front of the camera than you signed up for. Even those who usually have the verve and stamina to withstand back-to-back meetings may experience video call fatigue.Why the video call fatigue?Evolving from social anima...

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