Posts Categorized: Career Success

Why You Should Connect with Your Interviewer After an Interview

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A job seekers’ work is not done, simply because an interview is over. Undeniably, it will bring a sigh of relief, as a major hurdle as been crossed.  However, an interview – no matter how well it seemed to go – does not guarantee anything. The opportunity to make a positive impression, (or garner additional Read more »

Increase Your Overall Productivity By Working Smarter, Not Harder

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Are you having trouble achieving everything you want to accomplish each day? Before overworking yourself and burning out, look at all the factors. Are you working hard and do you have the necessary knowledge, tools and resources? If so, the problem may be your approach to completing the work. You may not need to work Read more »

Advance Your Career Through Contract Assignments

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Some professionals shy away from temporary roles. Often, this is over concerns the position is finite in nature, believing it could hurt their career over the long term. After all, regular job-hopping can negatively impact the way a recruiting or hiring manager views a candidate. Contract work – especially in the government environment or within Read more »

Evaluating Your Progress: How to Measure If Q1 Was a Successful Push Towards Your 2018 Goals

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Many architecture, engineering and construction professionals habitually set career goals at the beginning of the year. Unfortunately, they often neglect to review their progression on a regular basis. When progress isn’t monitored, deviations and setbacks may occur without the full impact being realized. Then, as the year continues to draw closer to its end, it Read more »

Creating a Career Strategy: How to Break Down Your Career Goals by Tactics and Benchmarks

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Aspiring professionals look to the future. They have a destination – well beyond where they are today – in mind. While having long-term goals is a great start for overall success, they are only helpful if you can create actionable steps that will propel you towards the desired outcomes. Three Tips to Establish the Tactics Read more »

4 Resources to Increase Your Motivation and Drive You Towards Success in 2018

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Architecture, engineering and construction professionals – like those in any industry – struggle with motivation from time to time. Whether it’s an going issue, a periodic problem or simply a case of the Mondays, a lack of motivation impacts your performance and job satisfaction. Luckily, there are a wide variety of motivational podcasts that can Read more »

Suggestions to Successfully Find Career Satisfaction!

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You spend a significant portion of your life at work. If you are dissatisfied on the job, it can have a serious impact on your performance and overall well-being. That being said, there is no better time than a new year to take a look at your career and make changes for the better. Use the Read more »

Professional Associations are a Great Resource for Job Seekers

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There are countless associations available for professionals to join. Some are industry specific, some target particular demographics, and they range in size, cost and exclusivity. The key is to not only pick the right association(s) for your goals and but also utilize the membership(s) effectively. Four Reasons to Augment Your Job Search Efforts with Memberships Read more »

Self-Reflection Enables Job Search Success!

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Self-reflection is an important tool at any stage of your career, but it is especially critical when looking for a new job. Without it you could find yourself in a prolonged job search or an undesirable working situation. After all, if you don’t know yourself (your strengths, weaknesses, likes, dislikes, values and goals) how can Read more »

How Contract Work Can Help Advance Your Career

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Have you been reluctant to consider temporary assignments in the past? If so, your reservations may have caused you to miss out on a plethora of valuable career opportunities. In fact, a significant portion of our country’s workforce is made up of temporary and contract employees. According to the American Staffing Association (ASA), America’s staffing companies employ Read more »

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