Posts Categorized: Tips for the Workplace

Management Styles and How to Implement Them to Your Team

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Different management styles come with varying benefits and drawbacks. Which one is suitable depends on both the nature of your team as well as the situation at hand. Some approaches are ideal for nurturing employees during periods of calm while others are best suited to managing a crisis. Certain styles provide staff members with an Read more »

Top Ways to Improve Efficiency in the Workplace

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In the architecture, engineering, and construction fields, efficiency is essential. Being tasked with meeting tight deadlines is common, and slight deviations from the original schedule can have a cascading effect, significantly harming the delivery timeline. Similarly, long, drawn-out hiring processes can be detrimental to your success, leaving you short-handed or causing you to miss out Read more »

How to Introduce a Volunteer / Wellness Campaign to Your Employees

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Workplace volunteer and wellness campaigns can be incredibly beneficial to employees and employers alike. They have the ability to improve morale, promote teamwork, provide workers with support, and increase engagement. However, if you want your campaign to be effective, it is crucial that it is rolled out in the proper manner. 4 Tips to Launch Read more »

How to Build a Workplace Culture That Your Employees Will Love

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As individuals are placing an increasing amount of importance on workplace culture, it should be a leading concern of competitive organizations, especially in a tight labor market. When deciding where to work, job seekers often seek out positive environments that foster creativity, collaboration and leadership. They look for jobs that provide growth opportunities, as well the support needed Read more »

4 Reasons to Connect With Your Team on LinkedIn While On Assignment

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When working on contract assignments employees often get exposed to a variety of assignments, team members and managers. Even though the employment is temporary, the work is still completed and the relationships that get established are still real. It’s important not to underestimate the value of these connections. After all, in professional environments it is Read more »

Increase Your Overall Productivity By Working Smarter, Not Harder

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Are you having trouble achieving everything you want to accomplish each day? Before overworking yourself and burning out, look at all the factors. Are you working hard and do you have the necessary knowledge, tools and resources? If so, the problem may be your approach to completing the work. You may not need to work Read more »

Coaching Your Team to be Leaders for Your Contract Employees

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There are a number of benefits to hiring temporary employees. For example, it allows companies to hire the talent for specific projects or time frames, without incurring the costs or risks of hiring permanent employees. These individuals enjoy many benefits as well. They are able to gain an array of work experiences at a variety Read more »

Evaluating Your Progress: How to Measure If Q1 Was a Successful Push Towards Your 2018 Goals

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Many architecture, engineering and construction professionals habitually set career goals at the beginning of the year. Unfortunately, they often neglect to review their progression on a regular basis. When progress isn’t monitored, deviations and setbacks may occur without the full impact being realized. Then, as the year continues to draw closer to its end, it Read more »

Effective Communication to Onboard Your New Hires

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When a new hire is brought on board, the goal is to ensure they become productive as soon as possible. In some cases, managers may be tempted to expedite the onboarding process as a means of having the person handle critical duties faster, but failing to cover certain details at the beginning can yield disastrous Read more »

Suggestions to Successfully Find Career Satisfaction!

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You spend a significant portion of your life at work. If you are dissatisfied on the job, it can have a serious impact on your performance and overall well-being. That being said, there is no better time than a new year to take a look at your career and make changes for the better. Use the Read more »

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