Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

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 »

4 Tips for a More Efficient Job Search

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Most job seekers are familiar with common search techniques regardless of whether they are looking for an entry-level position or are trying to advance their career. While some methods require more time and energy than others, a job search is rarely effortless. The good news is, that there are a number of ways individuals can 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 »

Job Seekers Beware! Five Things That Can Scare Hiring Managers Away

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The thought of looking for a new architecture, engineering, or construction job might seem scary. After all, it can be a tedious, time consuming and nerve-racking process. However job seekers often forget to consider how they could be thwarting their own efforts. Just as they are evaluating potential employers, hiring managers are trying to find the 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 »

How Working With a Placement Firm Ensures a Great Career Fit

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When you seek out a new architecture, engineering or construction position, finding an opportunity that aligns with your larger career goals is often a priority. Most professionals want to build their career in a particular direction, and that requires landing the right jobs to make that possible. However, determining whether a role is an ideal Read more »

How to Get Discovered by the Best Companies When Searching for a New Job

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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 »

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 »

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