Posts Categorized: Career Success

Advance Your Career Development During the Holidays

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Professional development is a never-ending process. It encompasses an individual’s personal growth and advancement within an organization, and enables progression along an overall career path. The key is to recognize opportunities when they become available, and capitalize on them when possible. Three Ways to Utilize the Holiday Season to Advance Your Career Development Career development Read more »

Appreciation in the Workplace: A Win-Win Cultural Practice for Managers and Employees Alike

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For the vast majority of the population, work is an essential part of life. However, despite the necessity, one’s job is often not viewed as a simple means to an end. It is a career, and to many a life-long passion. Furthermore, today’s workforce is becoming increasingly accustomed to blurred lines between their work and Read more »

How to Clearly and Definitively Discuss Past Project Experience During an Interview

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A job interview is a perfect opportunity to showcase your skills to a hiring manager by sharing concrete examples from your previous experience. When preparing to meet with an employer, review past projects you’ve worked on and skills you have acquired. Reflect on any leadership responsibilities you took on and (most importantly) how this experience Read more »

Is Friendly Competition a Healthy Way to Improve Productivity on the Worksite?

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When productivity declines at the office or on a job site, a bit of friendly competition can help get things done more effectively. After all, it adds a fun challenge and a personal incentive to win. Often, it doesn’t even need to be overly complicated or costly. The reward, (or consequences) needs to be enough Read more »

Three Reasons to Take Breaks Throughout the Workday to Conquer Your To-Do List

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While it may seem counter-intuitive in the moment, it’s important to remember to occasionally take a break when you have a lot on your plate. After all, a short respite can drastically boost performance. Conversely, pushing yourself without pause is often harmful to productivity, as it increases stress levels, hinders one’s ability to focus and Read more »

How to Talk to Your Manager If You’re Not Feeling Challenged or Pushed at Work

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All professionals will have some downtime at work on occasion. Most workplaces have an ebb and flow, leading some periods to be incredibly busy while others are very quiet. However, if you find yourself feeling bored and disengaged nearly every day, that could signal that you are not sufficiently challenged at work. In order to remedy the Read more »

THE KEY TO EXHIBITING CONFIDENCE IN AN INTERVIEW

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When you are trying to land a new architecture, engineering or construction position, appearing confident during the interview is a must. When you seem self-assured, the hiring manager will have more confidence in your capabilities. In contrast, if your responses are tinged with doubt or you come off as anxious, the hiring manager may question Read more »

Could the Relationships You Have With Your Coworkers Use a Little Work?

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The relationships you have with your coworkers, can have a big impact on your job satisfaction and career success. When you are disengaged, you will struggle to form strong relationships, hindering your ability to work as a team and collaborate effectively. In contrast, professionals who strive to connect with their colleagues may have an easier Read more »

Minor Attitude Adjustments From Management Can Have a Major Impact On Their Teams

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Whether good or bad, a manager’s attitude is often highly contagious. Sometimes it’s an unconscious shift of mindsets. However, it’s also because employees adopt similar mentalities and mannerisms, believing that they are not just accepted in the company, but welcomed. An employee’s interactions with their manager could directly impact job satisfaction as well. If they Read more »

How to Refocus Yourself Amid an Otherwise Unproductive, Boring Day

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Not every day at work is going to be brimming with excitement or filled with engaging challenges. At times, there may not be much that captures your attention, leaving you bored. While boredom may be unavoidable at times, learning to refocus during these less-than-thrilling days keeps you from being completely unproductive. How to Refocus Yourself Read more »

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