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Building Long-Term Construction Careers

11/19/2014
Reflecting on Careers in Construction last month, I’m reminded of a longtime Fluor employee who just celebrated his 50-year anniversary with the company. Imagine what he’s seen in his rich career – the advancements made as a society, as a country and as an industry have been nothing short of amazing.

Making the Transition: How My Military Experience Led to a Career in Construction

11/12/2014
When I joined the Navy Seabees, otherwise known as the U.S. Navy Construction Battalion, I was a 19-year-old college dropout who knew very little about them.

Top 11 Reasons Why Contractors Should Hire Veterans

11/5/2014
Each year, between 240,000 and 360,000 service members separate from the military.

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