Karla Meador, Managing Partner at NEAR Search Group – A member of the Sanford Rose Associates® network of offices, Featured in the Mobile Workforce Podcast, Technology for Construction Advances Careers

Plano, TX  4/26/21

By: Mike Merrill

The way individuals land jobs and move up in construction companies has changed since social media entered the picture. Today, sites like LinkedIn serve as one’s digital brand and resume. And while leveraging technology isn’t formally required to get a job in construction, it is how HR and hiring managers search and vet prospective candidates, giving these job seekers a clear edge over their tech-wary competition. Fortunately, there are simple steps everyone can take to stand out in today’s competitive hiring landscape.

Karla Meador, the Managing Partner at NEAR Search Group, joins host Mike Merrill to discuss how technology has changed the way companies hire, as well as actionable advice for breaking into the construction industry and seasoned professionals looking to make a change. The following is an excerpt from her interview with the Mobile Workforce Podcast:

Karla is a managing partner at NEAR Search Group. And her experience working with construction companies hiring needs for over 20 years is going to give us some really awesome insights today in helping employees and individuals improve their opportunities in their career.

Watch full interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjsVsm_THhA