Posts Categorized: Project Management Best Practices

Three Ways to Reward Your Employees for a Successful 2016

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Before bidding farewell to 2016, take a moment to reflect on the past year. It is important to remember that the successes seen by your company would not have been possible without your hardworking staff. Reward your employees for their ongoing efforts and dedication.   Three Ways to Thank Your Team for a Great 2016 1. Throw Read more »

4 Safety Tips for Outdoor Employees this Summer

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Working outdoors can be truly enjoyable, especially for those who dislike being cooped up inside an office all day. However, summer’s high temperatures can cause serious problems. With the increased heat and sun exposure, it is important for individuals who work outdoors to be cognizant of of the weather and their health and safety. Be mindful of overexposure to Read more »

Getting Past the Resume to Better Understand a Candidate

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Finding the right person for a job is a complex process. In addition to selecting a candidate with the skills needed to properly function in the role, you must also choose someone who seamlessly blends into the company culture. Consequently, a multi-faceted process is often required to effectively screen candidates. A resume is an incredibly Read more »

Onboarding New Hires Enables Success!

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Until recently, many companies limited their onboarding activities to the first few hours of new hire orientation. A new employee might have spent their first hour or two getting introduced around the office before spending the better part of the day filling out a pile of paperwork out at their desk and reviewing an employee handbook. Read more »

Preparing for Summer Productivity Increases | Are You Ready for Seasonal Demand?

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For many people, summer is the most relaxing time of the year. However, as a construction professional, this can be your busiest season. With the bright sunshine and warmer weather – providing ideal conditions to build – schedules fill up fast. Summer is right around the corner, ensure your business is prepared to handle the influx of Read more »

3 Mindsets of Successful Leaders

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Every business needs talented leaders to guide their teams to success, but it takes very special people to hold these positions. Simply having a management role does not make a person a leader. Managers maintain order and ensure employees meet deadlines while leaders innovate and inspire their teams to achieve greatness. Whether you personally aspire to Read more »

The Top HR Resources from 2015

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Can you believe this is the last week of 2015? We hope you are having a wonderful holiday season and are excited about what’s to come in the new year. Everyone here at RealStreet is looking forward to what 2016 will bring! RealStreet works hard to stay on top of all the latest hiring trends and practices Read more »

How Can You Become A Better Boss By This Time Next Year?

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The end of the year is a time to be thankful for things that are going well in life. It’s also a time when many people make resolutions of self improvement. In work environments, many use it as an opportunity to reflect on past performance and to consider goals for the next 12 months. Managers Read more »

Is it Time to Grow Your Company?

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Expanding your company is an enormous step — one that can be extremely nerve racking! With all of the variables and uncertainties involved with such an endeavor, it’s impossible to know whether it will be a success. Minimize risk by thinking strategically, as lasting success does not happen overnight. Begin the process by recognizing the need Read more »

4 Team Building Exercises Your Staff Will Enjoy!

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Unfortunately, team building activities don’t always have the best reputation. In fact, some employees do their best to avoid them. Be prepared for a little push-back when you announce that your group will soon be engaging in one. However, with a little creative thinking, you can turn this negative impression around. When properly executed, team building exercises Read more »

Thank you for the support you and RealStreet have provided us over the years. The candidates for both temporary and direct hire staff positions on numerous projects have been right on target. Your recruiters are knowledgeable about our industry and are able to understand the experience and skills required for each position. We look forward Read More…

Richard "Skip" J. Parks, PE LEED AP, Vice President

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