Three Reasons to Partner with RealStreet to Fill Your Team’s Skills Gap
Whether your team has experienced turnover, your company has taken on additional work or you conducted a skills assessment and have found gaps that must be filled, you understand the importance of having the right people for the job. This means hiring new employees. Unfortunately, finding ideal candidates is often easier said than done. After all, Read more »
How to Get Discovered by the Best Companies When Searching for a New Job
Finding a job that you love can be a difficult process, but it’s not impossible. Plus, as an experienced and talented architecture, engineering or construction professional, you know what you want and you have an impressive resume that can hold its own. Whether you have narrowed your search down to one company or created a shortlist Read more »
Called for a Last-Minute Interview? Consider These Tips to Prepare with Short Notice!
In a perfect world, every job interview would get scheduled in advance, with at least a few days to prepare. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way. What do you do if you get a call to interview in 24 hours or less? Your first instinct might be to say no, but this could Read more »
Construction Firms Are Hiring! Are You Positioning Yourself Well When Applying to Jobs?
The summer season provides warmer weather and longer days. With that, an influx in construction jobs! If you are interested in a new gig, this is a fantastic time to make a move. As a talented professional, you have a lot to offer any employer, but you need to put your best self forward. Competition can be Read more »
How to Scale Up Your Team During Increased Summer Production
Traditionally viewed as the most leisurely season of the year, summer is anything but lazy in this industry! Sunny skies and warm temperatures make these months the busiest for construction. Is your team prepared for the workload? As one of the top architecture, engineering, and construction employment agencies, RealStreet understands the importance of having a roster filled Read more »
Is Your Job Impacting the Health of Your Relationships? Here are Four Tips to Maintain a Better Work-Life Balance
Finding success at work is important, but so is your personal life. Putting in overtime at the office or at home can cause you to miss out on precious moments with loved ones. Leaving the office overworked or unhappy each day can add stress to your relationships as well. Working hard does not mean you have Read more »
Plan a Vacation – Using Your Paid Time Off is a GREAT Thing!
Paid Time Off (PTO) is part of a company’s compensation package. Remarkably, many people do not take full advantage of this benefit. In fact, the average American receives 15 days of paid time off per year, but only uses 12. This resulted in roughly 375 million paid vacation days left unused in the past year, Read more »
How to Make Contract Employees Feel Like They Are a Part of Your Team
While contract employees sometimes only work for a company for a short time, such as for the duration of a project they are still a part of the team. Hired for a specific skill set, or to assist the permanent staff during a busy season, these individuals contribute a great deal to the company’s success. Unfortunately, the Read more »
Resolving Conflicts When You And Your Coworker Have Clashing Personalities
The employee roster at your company is composed of a variety of personalities. In a perfect world, these differences would mesh perfectly, allowing each person to work harmoniously and excel at what they do best. Unfortunately, conflicting personas are often a part of work. Even when you get along well with the majority of your coworkers, there Read more »
Getting Ready for the Spring and Summer? If You Work Outdoors Here’s How to Beat the Heat and Stay Safe
Spring is here and temperatures are heating up. While many enjoy working outside during the warmer months, outdoor environments come with a plethora of serious risks. In 2014 alone, 2,630 workers suffered from heat illness and 18 died from heat stroke and related causes, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Health hazards, such Read more »