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Skanska Helps Engineers Transition from Hardship to Hope

June 27, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People

Finding a job and establishing a career is a big challenge for anyone. But if you are a refugee in a foreign country, in a foreign cultural setting, your task is even greater. Ziad, Firas and Hamdi are in the process of taking this big step. Skanska's Framtidspraktik…

Engineering Leaders See Industry Employment Rebound

May 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015—The nation's engineering firm leaders are bullish about the direction of both the industry and the overall economy, according…

Economists Map Happiness Across Borders and Hours

February 10, 2013 - in Uncategorized

Economists definitely have a theory about your happiness based on where you live. In collaboration with psychologists, a number of respected economists…

Economic Downturn Cut Architecture Firm Revenue by 40 Percent, Employment by Almost a Third

October 11, 2012 - in Corporate, Projects

Since the beginning of the recession in early 2008, architecture firms have collectively seen their revenue drop by 40 percent and have had to cut personnel by nearly a third. Despite a national recovery from the recession in 2009, construction activity continued…