Posts Categorized: Job Search Tips

Kick-Off Your Job Search in the New Year!

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There is no better time to make a fresh start in your career than the beginning of a new year. It’s the perfect time to dust off your resume and put your job search in full swing! However, the job market is competitive, so it’s important to fully dedicate yourself to becoming the best candidate Read more »

Benefits of Volunteering During the Holidays

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Volunteer work gives you the opportunity to give back to the community and has personal benefits you may not have considered, some of which may even help you develop your career!  Here are three great benefits of volunteering during the holiday season: 1. Grow Your Network Volunteering often affords the opportunity to interact with different Read more »

Interview Tips to Help You Get the Job!

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Congratulations! After submitting resumes and cover letters, you receive a call from company regarding a dream job and they want to interview you! While competition in the marketplace is strong, the interview is the perfect opportunity to outshine the other applicants and show the employer why you are the best fit for the job. Here Read more »

Three Reasons to Use Past Coworkers as References When Applying to Jobs

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When compiling a list of references to share with prospective employers, the first instinct is to provide contact information of previous managers or mentors. Supervisors are the most commonly presented references, since they can provide valuable insight into your work ethic and professional development. However, references from your past coworkers can increase confidence in your Read more »

Exhibiting Confidence in Job Interviews

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When you are trying to land a new architecture, engineering or construction position, appearing confident during the interview is important. 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 if you come off as anxious, the hiring manager may question Read more »

Preparing for an Interview When You’re Genuinely Nervous

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When an ideal job opportunity is on the line, it is natural to be nervous before an interview. Unfortunately, despite this understandable anxiety, employers expect interviewees to be composed and exhibit confidence. Candidates should consider following best practices to minimize anxieties and enable proper preparation before a big interview. Related Post: The Key to Exhibiting Read more »

How Far Back Should Your Resume Go?

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Whether you are a seasoned architecture, engineering or construction professional or you are searching for your first job opportunity, you have probably heard that your resume should be a particular length or go back a certain number of years. While this might be appropriate for an entry-level candidate, if you have experience under your belt, 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 »

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 »

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