Dec 11, 2018 | Written by Spencer Lambert | Culturally Different

Yogi For A Day

Every year, the employees at Hallam-ICS are treated to an amazing selection of activities, where people get to mingle, laugh and experience with the other employees- often not in their own direct work group. Not only does everyone get to have fun, they also get to know another side of their work colleagues!


Nov 27, 2018 | Written by Steve Matthews | Culturally Different, MEP Engineering

It's a Small World

Folks say it all the time! It’s a small world. What fortified it for me is the time my past employer asked me to fly overseas to a military base in South Korea. The Engineer of Record was not able to make the trip, and there had been some issues on a project where we needed to represent our interests and help the owner solve the issues.


Nov 13, 2018 | Written by Chuck Rainville | Culturally Different

Millions of Revolutions (the pedaling kind) In The Green Mountain State-part 3

In my last blog,  I described the progress made through 2017 on my quest to bike all the paved roads that appear on the Vermont Official Road Map. This second quest came on the heels of my first that began in 2010 to ride some part of the roads in each of the 251 Vermont towns and cities.


Sep 13, 2018 | Written by John Butterfield | Culturally Different

Flying High with the Young Eagles

Back in 1987 I made two life-altering decisions. The first was that I left a career with large, multinational corporations, and joined Hallam Associates. (I was Hallam employee number 9!).


Sep 04, 2018 | Written by Chris Giusto | Culturally Different

“I’ve Never Been There…” My Hallam Day Excursion

I enjoyed attending my first Hallam Day in June.  It was a great experience to see how our company invested in our employees for this event.  I particularly enjoyed meeting colleagues face-to-face who I have worked with on projects, but only conversed with via phone or Skype.  I also had some great conversations with folks I had never met before. 


Aug 27, 2018 | Written by Keith Flaherty | Inspired Engineering, Culturally Different

At Hallam-ICS, Our Teams Love Engineering & People…..and Beer!

Yes, it’s true.  We do love Engineering and People (and beer) at Hallam-ICS.  And apparently, so do our clients, partners and community members.  Last year, we decided to put them all together into our first Hallam-ICS and BEER campaign.   We asked, and you HOPPED.


Aug 16, 2018 | Written by Keith Flaherty | Inspired Engineering, Culturally Different

Hey Baby Boomers, Don’t Blame Millennials!

“I don’t get it!  Since when does a company need to provide more than a steady job with a competitive salary and good benefits?  We treat our people well.  Why isn’t this enough for Millennials?”


Aug 07, 2018 | Written by Jeff Silcox | Inspired Engineering, Culturally Different

How Does a Chairman of the Board Impact Their Company?

Earlier this year, I took on the job of Chairman of the Board at Hallam-ICS.  Last week, I was asked to speak at a company event and to address a question raised by one of our colleagues,


Jun 21, 2018 | Written by Tricia Becker | Culturally Different

Hallam-ICS Day 2018

The planning for Hallam-ICS Day 2018 began back in January. When the temps are in the teens and 20’s it is hard to imagine a perfect 72-degree,  sunny  June day in Vermont. Each year we review the purpose and goals surrounding a day like Hallam Day.


Jun 14, 2018 | Written by Allan Stier | Culturally Different

Green Mountain Travelers in the Land of Enchantment

The official state nickname of New Mexico is the "Land of Enchantment".  My wife, Mary and I had read this state tourism slogan when researching our 2 month sabbatical to the southwest but having never been to New Mexico, we didn’t know if this was marketing hype or reality.