Salary

Salary Compression: Engineers Penalized For Loyalty

Salary compression has several definitions. It can be described as a pay inequity when new employees receive salaries higher than those salaries being paid to the current employees in similar jobs. Whether at an Executive Vice President level or Project Manager role, it can be...

Civil Engineering Salaries: Does Yours Measure Up?

I received a call today from a civil engineering Senior Project Manager. During the conversation he asked me, “How does my salary measure up against others?” Over my 25+ years of recruiting, this is one of the most frequently asked question.  And, it is not easily...

New Year New Job

New Year — Time To Get A New Job?

Around the first of the year many of us assess our job. As an architecture and civil engineering executive recruiter, I find January to be a very busy month!   New year resolutions abound. Candidates tell me that they will not spend another year working for a company...