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Aug
24
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How Team Selection Can Affect Project Outcomes

Selecting the appropriate trade partners and even determining which trades should be partners is critical in determining the outcome of a project.  Having the contract set up a certain way can dictate the attitude and collaboration of trade partners. The contract can uphold certain standards, and if trade partners do not perform per the contract, the result can be a lost job.

Aug
10
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Optimizing an Internship to Cultivate a Personal Drive

Tags: Interns

Coming into Southland as a master’s student at California Polytechnic State University, I anticipated applying my education and real life experiences to my internship this summer. After spending some time with Southland’s design division in Northern California, I’ve learned a number of unexpected things.                                                      

Jul
28
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Providing Personal and Professional Development

Bootcamp is an opportunity for employees to understand Southland’s culture and core values and how they fit into the overall picture. During the weeklong program, experts from all divisions and disciplines engage in discussions about each department’s strategy and how that relates to Southland’s overall strategy. In the video blog above, recent participants of boot camp discuss the networking and development opportunities they have received from the training. 

Jul
14
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Pursuing Sustainable Solutions Through Heat Recovery Wheels

One thing most data center owners have in common is a concern over water entering their mission critical space. With many data center cooling applications, water in some form is introduced into the air stream. Water in the airstream of a data hall can open up a whole host of issues.

Jun
08
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Investing in Employees through Learning and Development

Tags: Education

Southland’s Learning and Development (L&D) department is continually evolving to provide employees with new ways of thinking, various skill sets, and an understanding of current best practices and standard processes.

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