ENR Reports: Construction Gains 25K Jobs in May, Unemployment Rate Dips

Construction added 25,000 jobs in May and the industry’s unemployment rate improved, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. The bureau’s latest monthly employment report, released on June 1, showed that construction’s jobless rate fell to 4.4% last month, from April’s 6.5% and also was down from the May 2017 rate of 5.3%. The BLS […]

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GVA acquired HOW Planning

GVA announces the acquisition of HOW Planning (HOW), which it will merge into its existing planning, development and regeneration team. HOW will dovetail with a wide range of related services including regeneration, development, compulsory purchase, economic planning and finance, reinforcing GVA’s multi-service approach to planning and development advice. This move establishes the largest planning business […]

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Go Beyond Perks to Increase Employee Engagement

It’s an open secret in the talent development world: Improving employee engagement is not only tough, it seems impossible at times. Every manager and every organization has thrown the kitchen sink at the problem. Free lunches? Check. Flexible hours and locations? Check. Bring-your-own-device programs? Check. Incentives, benefits and gym memberships? You got it. Chances are, […]

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