• How the National Head of Renewable Energy & Clean Technology at LVI Associates supports diversity in the industry.

    3 months ago

    ​Starting in our London office back in 2013, Corinna Frye has forged an international path of success for herself and those around her. Corinna, who studied to be a diplomat at university, was searching for a career that suited her ambition and desire to make a positive impact for others. She found it at LVI Associates on the Renewable Energy team. Moving to the United State...

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  • Finding a company culture that fits 

    4 months ago

    For professionals seeking a new job, it’s often factors like salary, the day-to-day of the role itself, and the company brand that are central to the decision process. But each company has its own culture, customs, and values, even if they aren’t clearly defined, and they actually have more of an influence on your productivity, success, and even earnings than might be immedi...

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  • ​How to Win Top Talent in a Competitive Market  

    5 months ago

    Covering what top talent in the Civil market is thinking, LVI Vice President Dylan Mather discussed the challenges hiring managers face specifically within Transportation Engineering when seeking to win talent at this year’s ACEC Conference. It’s never been more competitive and more important to value your workforce, and be valued at work, which is why as a top talent pa...

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  • LVI Associates Industry Insights Report

    7 months ago

    ​​By the industry, for the industry - The top career trends shaping Engineering & Infrastructure across North America.

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  • Strategies on how to attract and retain female talent in engineering

    9 months ago

    Covering the state of diversity in the transportation market, LVI Associates Principal Consultant Sarah Davis discusses the challenges hiring managers and job seekers face within engineering, as well as how firms can attract female talent in a competitive market, and the importance of retention.60% of women say they have never negotiated their salary according to CNBC, and w...

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  • Negotiating the salary you deserve 

    10 months ago

    When seeking a new job, it’s imperative to know the market, understand where you fit within it, and form a realistic salary expectation to stick to. A good talent partner will help you to know your worth within the industry and organization you’re interviewing for and will assist with communicating those expectations back to the hiring manager, but no one is a better advocat...

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  • The Case for Sustainable Business Practice

    about 1 year ago

    ​Engineering a sustainable future. The world relies on engineering and infrastructure, but both disciplines can have an impact on the climate, with estimates pointing to 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions that stem from infrastructure. How can engineering and infrastructure be a catalyst for meaningful change and scale down the atmospheric temperature rise? The answer co...

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  • How to Make a Great First Impression in Your New Job

    about 1 year ago

    ​Starting a new role in the global infrastructure and engineering sector is a time of optimism and potential, so it makes no sense to waste it on making a bad first impression on your first day of work. It is important to view your first day as an extension of your interview, and arriving on time and looking your best will only make a positive impression.However, there is mo...

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  • LVI Associates Industry Insights - Deep Dive into Roofing & Waterproofing

    about 1 year ago

    ​Jennifer Keegan, Director of Building & Science in Roofing & Waterproofing for GAF joined LVI’s Sarah Lazar to discuss how to break the glass ceiling in this male dominated industry as part of International Women’s Day celebrations. ​Watch the video or read our short summary here. ​Progression and opportunities to learn​Wherever there is an opportunity to learn and problem-...

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  • How to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    over 1 year ago

    ​A job offer is a great accomplishment, especially if you have devoted a significant amount of effort to crafting resumes and cover letters, studying potential employers and positions, preparing for presentations, and attending interviews, especially for higher-level positions. However, before making a final commitment, there are some essential factors to contemplate.A job o...

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  • How to Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

    over 1 year ago

    ​Quitting your role within the infrastructure and engineering sector can be a challenge. On one hand, you may wish to provide constructive feedback on why you have decided to leave your role. One the other, you don’t want to risk offending your bosses and end up with a negative job reference.It is also important to maintain a strong network within the sector, and you need to...

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  • How to get the most out of a long and challenging interview process

    about 2 years ago

    ​Interviewing, particularly for senior-executive level positions, will often entail a rigorous process that includes a lot of prep, energy, and tough technical questions to assess if you have the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle the role. In certain instances, you may even be invited to attend an all-day interview, which entails multiple rounds of exchanges with stak...

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  • 5 Self-Care Practices that Put Your Mental Health First

    about 2 years ago

    ​​In light of the anxiety and stress caused by the global health crisis and its fallout, it’s no wonder that many have felt the weight of the past twelve months on their shoulders. Social isolation, video call fatigue, and an increase in employee burnout are some of the driving factors impacting the lives of so many this year. Whether you are struggling to stay motivated, fe...

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

    over 2 years 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 career. ...

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  • 2020 Reflections: Looking Back to Move Forward

    over 2 years 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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  • 12 Days of Career Advice

    over 2 years 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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  • How a talent specialist can widen your career opportunities

    over 2 years ago

    Achieving success in a competitive professional field requires leveraging the expert knowledge of a talent specialist who understands both you and your sector. Obtaining a position that puts your abilities to use and offers room for growth can be challenging, however. That’s why having an advocate familiar with the market, organization, and industry is essential for a succes...

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

    almost 3 years 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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  • 5 Ways Recruiters Can Be an LGBTQ+ Career Ally

    almost 3 years 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

    almost 3 years 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 animals...

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