Career Growth & Development

Shaping the Future: Professional Development in the AEC Industry

Shaping the Future: Professional Development in the AEC Industry

Facilitating an externship program for three students who will shape not just buildings but also the future of our communities.

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Paving the Way for Equity in Infrastructure: Our Workforce
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Paving the Way for Equity in Infrastructure: Our Workforce

Architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) firms have a critical role to play when it comes to promoting equity in the built environment.

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DEI&B Terms in the Workplace: A Guide to Using Them with Care
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DEI&B Terms in the Workplace: A Guide to Using Them with Care

At Gannett Fleming, we know the words we choose matter. Our commitment to DEI&B includes building and nurturing a workplace culture where everyone is respected.

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Lessons from Boomerang Employees: It’s Good to Be Back!
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Lessons from Boomerang Employees: It’s Good to Be Back!

JTVCcG9zdF9wdWJsaXNoZWQlNUQlM0NiciUyMCUyRiUzRSUwQU1hc2FpJTIwTGF3c29uThe “great resignation” of 2021 and 2022 saw workers voluntarily resign in record numbers. Now, with some hindsight and experience, many of those employees aren’t feeling too great after all. In fact, a boomerang employees account for 28% of new hires.The answers are as varied as the employees themselves: competitive pay and benefits, flexible scheduling,…

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Fostering Professional Growth and Development at A’23 the AIA Conference on Architecture
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Fostering Professional Growth and Development at A’23 the AIA Conference on Architecture

JTVCcG9zdF9wdWJsaXNoZWQlNUQlM0NiciUyMCUyRiUzRSUwQUFteSUyMENvbGxpbnMlMkMlMjBGU01QUyUyQyUyMENQU00lMkMlMjB3aXRoJTIwSHV6ZWZhJTIwSXJmYW5pJTJDJTIwQUlBJTJDJTIwS2F5bGElMjBCYXJyaWNrJTJDJTIwQXVzdGluJTIwQmVuaGFtJTJDJTIwYW5kJTIwQnJpYW4lMjBCdWVubw==Transformational leaders inspire and ensure the continuous engagement, motivation, and development of employees. At Gannett Fleming, I’m always impressed by how our growing

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What is Intersectionality in the Workplace?
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What is Intersectionality in the Workplace?

JTVCcG9zdF9wdWJsaXNoZWQlNUQlM0NiciUyMCUyRiUzRSUwQU1hc2FpJTIwTGF3c29uIntersectionality is a concept coined by author, professor, scholar, and civil rights advocate Studies have shown that inclusive workplaces are more productive than those that are not. Improved employee engagement: Employees who feel a sense of belonging and acceptance are likelier to be engaged, impacting retention and the bottom line. Enhanced innovation: Inclusive workplaces are…

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8 Ways Gannett Fleming Promotes Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
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8 Ways Gannett Fleming Promotes Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

JTVCcG9zdF9wdWJsaXNoZWQlNUQ=April is Celebrate Diversity Month, a time to recognize and honor the diversity of the world around us. However, at Gannett Fleming, we see the benefits of

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How to Effectively Manage a Diverse Team in 2023
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How to Effectively Manage a Diverse Team in 2023

Effectively leading a diverse team has never been more critical. Here are four tips to make sure all employees stay engaged. JTVCcG9zdF9wdWJsaXNoZWQlNUQlM0NiciUyMCUyRiUzRSUwQU1hc2FpJTIwTGF3c29uTeam diversity refers to the differences across individuals of a team based on various identifiers like gender, culture, age, ability, education, and overall experience and perspective. It’s no secret that teamwork is integral to…

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How to Combat Marginalization to Create an Inclusive Workplace
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How to Combat Marginalization to Create an Inclusive Workplace

Putting the work into creating an inclusive workplace isn’t always easy, but there are actionable steps you can take in any position and at any career level.

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5 Ways Gannett Fleming is a Military and Veteran-Friendly Employer

5 Ways Gannett Fleming is a Military and Veteran-Friendly Employer

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Fostering Professional Development Through Mentorship

Fostering Professional Development Through Mentorship

JTVCcG9zdF9wdWJsaXNoZWQlNUQ=Learn the benefits of mentor/mentee relationships from the recent grads of Gannett Fleming's Employee Resource Group (ERG)-led mentorship program. Have you ever been at a career crossroads and needed a fresh perspective? Sought professional advice on how to have a difficult conversation with a colleague? Searched for a supportive professional community? Mentorship may be the…

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4 Ways to Become a Better Ally in the Workplace
4 Ways to Become a Better Ally in the Workplace

4 Ways to Become a Better Ally in the Workplace

Allies at work take an active stance to support personally and advocate publicly for individuals from underrepresented groups, such as women and people of color.

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