Posts Categorized: Tips for the Workplace

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 Yearly 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 »

Is Your Company Positioned for Innovation or Just Going Through the Motions?

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In today’s fast-paced world, things change at a rapid pace. If your company fails to keep up, it will get left in the dust, so innovation needs to be a top priority. Talking about advancement and actually taking steps to forward are not the same. If your team is merely treading water, learn how to stop Read more »

Understanding Appreciation Throughout Your Workforce

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Your employees are not only hardworking individuals, but also the backbone of your company. While you appreciate everything they do, but you might be internalizing the feelings more than you realize. ‘Tis the season to take inventory of everything in your life that you are thankful for, so use these tips to show your workforce how Read more »

The Secret to Getting Your Team to Think More Strategically

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Your employees’ hearts are in the right places. They work hard and truly want to do their best for the company. Unfortunately, they often they take a task-oriented approach when completing their work. As the boss, you know that long-term thinking is the key to lasting success, but how do you ensure strategy is at Read more »

Can a Team Culture Be Built Amongst Contract Employees?

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Contract employees are only part of your team for a short while — unless you decide to bring them on board permanently at the end of their tenure — but they can make a huge impact. These professionals are working on behalf of your company, so you need to integrate them into your culture. Otherwise, Read more »

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