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Sep
08
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Seven Tips to Stand Out at College Career Fairs

Attending a career fair can be an overwhelming experience. Knowing who to talk to, how to dress, or even what to say can go a long way when it comes to interacting with a potential employer. Recruiters can meet hundreds of students during a career fair, so what can be done to stand out?

Aug
20
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The Benefits of Joint Ventures with Industry Competitors

In May 2015, Southland Industries was awarded the Loma Linda Campus Transformation project, a new 940,000 square foot acute-care facility in Southern California. Putting aside the sheer size of the project, the pursuit itself was exciting as it involved forming a joint venture (JV) with two of Southland’s primary competitors in Southern California. 

Jul
30
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Prevention through Design: Paving the Way for Safety

When it comes to safety, everyone is responsible. A strong saftey culture requires a unified team that believes in and utilizes common safety practices during all stages of the a building’s lifecycle. In the video blog above, Senior Vice President Victor Sanvido explains some of the benefits of Southland’s Prevention through Design program, comparing recent statistics regarding recordable injuries and lost work days.

Jul
01
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Emphasis on Safety Culture Goes a Long Way

What does it mean to have a safety culture? At Southland, it means safety does not get put away with your hard hat at the end of the day.  Ingraining an attitude of safety and risk management in all activities for every employee is the goal of any high-functioning safety program.

Jun
17
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How an Open Client Relationship Leads to an Efficient Project Turnover

In December of 2010, Southland Industries was awarded the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center replacement hospital project in Fort Hood, Texas. Now, almost three years later, we are in the process of turning over almost one million square feet of hospital space to the Army in Fort Hood.  

 

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