Posts Categorized: Career Success

Finding the Ideal Career Mentor to Help You on Your Path to Success

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A good mentor is often a blessing for professionals. After all, even the most intelligent and accomplished individuals benefit from the shared experience and knowledge of those around them. However, this is especially true for those who are just entering the workforce or are still developing along their career path, as they often have fewer experiences Read more »

Achieve Career Success By Establishing Yearly Goals

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At the start of any new year, many architecture, engineering and construction professionals strive to set realistic but challenging goals that can help them further their career throughout the year. However, determining precisely what objectives are appropriate can be difficult, especially when you base them on where you are standing today. Luckily, if you are Read more »

Welcome to JobSeeker January: 10 of the Top Job Search Tips from the RealStreet Blog

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As the new year begins, many professionals don the hat of job seeker. They focus on finding an opportunity that will help them achieve their goals for the year, allowing them to make the forward progress in their careers. Ten of the Best Job Search Tips from the RealStreet Blog If you are starting your Read more »

Question: Should I Accept a Counter-Offer?

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When you have an in-demand skill set, finding a new architecture, engineering, or construction opportunity may lead to more than just a job offer. If your current employer is worried about losing you, they may provide you with a counter-offer as a means of enticing you to stay. Usually, this means being offered at least Read more »

How to Prove Your Value in the Workplace

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As an architecture, engineering, or construction professional, it is easy to think that your work is a clear demonstration of your value. However, it relies on a point that is not always true; that your manager has visibility over all of your accomplishments. Plus, you are counting on the notion that your manager is also Read more »

Inside Tips on How to Bring Up Salary During an Interview

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When you are seeking a new architecture, engineering, or construction position, salary is often a significant factor when it comes to deciding whether an opportunity can meet your needs. However, many companies do not provide compensation information in their job postings. When this occurs, the earliest point when you can learn more about the topic Read more »

How to Determine Whether You are a Good Match for a Company’s Culture

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When interviewing for a new job, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment, trying to say all the right things in order to impress the hiring manager. However, you are interviewing the company too. Even when a job seems perfect, it’s important to determine whether the company is a good cultural fit as Read more »

Stop Making Excuses and Take Your Career to the Next Level

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Is your job simply a way to earn a living? If you go to work each day feeling uninspired and unmotivated, it’s time to make a change! A significant portion of your life if spent at work, (not to mention the time spent responding to after-hours emails, completing assignments that were brought home and commuting Read more »

Key Engineering Skills to Master to Advance Your Career

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Engineering is an exciting and intriguing career path, giving you the ability to play a critical role in the creation of roads, buildings, bridges, systems and more. Additionally, working as a engineer allows you to achieve high levels of success as you gain experience and nurture your capabilities, making it a potentially lucrative career over Read more »

How to Leverage Industry Specific LinkedIn Groups to Advance Your Career

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LinkedIn is a quintessential social networking tool for professionals in a range of fields, including the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. The platform enables users to have a professional online presence, make connections, follow influencers and organizations, learn about topics and share information and discover new opportunities. One networking option that is often underutilized Read more »

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