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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 »

Set the Right Tone for Your Employees in the Second Half of the Year

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With the first half of the year over, many architecture, engineering and construction managers are reviewing objectives and using results to shape future actions. While examining metrics is a must, setting the proper tone for your employees is also vital. Otherwise, motivation and morale may suffer, harming future productivity. Three Tips to Set the Tone Read more »

The Benefits of Employees Using Their Paid Time Off!

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While Paid Time Off (PTO) is part of a company’s compensation package, not all employees take full advantage of the benefit. In fact, a 2019 study by the U.S. Travel Association found that 768 million days went unused, 236 million of which were forfeited completely! Without thinking it through, you might think that’s great, my employees are working hard Read more »

Mid-Year Check-In: Are You On Track to Attain Your Yearly Goals?

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While it might seem like yesterday when you sat down and strategized for the year to come, we are already halfway through the year! Do you know whether you and your team are on track? Use this mid-point as an opportunity to review your team’s progress. Four Steps to Conduct a Mid-Year Checkpoint Audit Avoid falling short Read more »

Keep Your Projects on Track this Summer with Employee Leasing!

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In the architecture, engineering and construction industry, the changing seasons lead to fluctuating workforce needs. While the summer season typically brings an influx in building activities, it is also a time that employees enjoy taking time off to enjoy the warmer weather. This workforce challenge occurs every year, and it could easily be avoided with 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 »

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