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Designing a more diverse AEC industry

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Designing a more diverse AEC industry

By Laura Rescorla | We must work intentionally to remove barriers and provide opportunities in our industry for people of all backgrounds.

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Talent wars: A new hope

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Talent wars: A new hope

By Chad Coldiron | Over the last 12 months, firms have been forced to rapidly adjust how they approach many workplace strategies – including recruitment strategies.

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After the pandemic

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After the pandemic

By Keyan Zandy | The positive changes we’ve made will stay with us long after the days of the pandemic are over.

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We all want to make an impact

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We all want to make an impact

By Mark Zweig | How can we each achieve the lofty and satisfying position of knowing we have made a difference through our work in this business?

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Serving others: Mike Schnaare

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Serving others: Mike Schnaare

By Liisa Andreassen | President of Lawrence Group (St. Louis, MO), an integrated design, development, and construction firm using the power of people with great ideas to bring clients’ dreams to life.

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