Advance Your Career Development During the Holidays

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Professional development is a never-ending process. It encompasses an individual’s personal growth and advancement within an organization, and enables progression along an overall career path. The key is to recognize opportunities when they become available, and capitalize on them when possible. Three Ways to Utilize the Holiday Season to Advance Your Career Development Career development Read more »

How to Identify a Candidate’s Soft Skills During an Interview

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While filling an open position is often challenging, the pursuit of an ideal candidate can become increasingly frustrating when you factor soft skills into the evaluation. After all, they are typically more difficult to quantify and rate systematically than hard skills. Despite this, soft skills can be critical when determining an individual’s potential for success. 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 »

Get a Good Night’s Sleep to be More Productive in the Morning

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Workplace sleep deprivation has become an epidemic. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, sleep deprivation costs American companies $63.2 billion a year in lost productivity. Even moderate sleep deficits can result in a 50 percent slower response time and a lower accuracy rate on simple tasks than someone who is under the influence Read more »

Appreciation in the Workplace: A Win-Win Cultural Practice for Managers and Employees Alike

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For the vast majority of the population, work is an essential part of life. However, despite the necessity, one’s job is often not viewed as a simple means to an end. It is a career, and to many a life-long passion. Furthermore, today’s workforce is becoming increasingly accustomed to blurred lines between their work and Read more »

How to Tap into Your Network to Land Your Next Assignment

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When looking for a new job opportunity, candidates sometimes overthink certain aspects of the search process. After all, dream opportunities rarely fall into one’s lap. While a successful job search often requires a great deal of time and work, there are ways to optimize the process to make the most of any efforts made. For Read more »

Why You Should Work with a Professional Services Provider When Expanding Your Workforce This Fall

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The autumn season is well underway and the end of the year is rapidly approaching. During this time, production often ramps up to ensure that projects are completed on time and that business goals are met. To do so, many businesses find that they need to increase their workforce. However, in today’s candidate-centric environment, competition Read more »

Four Reasons a Healthy Breakfast Will Help You Show Up to the Worksite Mentally Prepared and Ready for the Day

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Chances are you were raised hearing, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Doctors and scientists continue to recommend that people start their day with a good breakfast, preferably one high in protein and fiber, containing some healthy fat and with as little sugar as possible. However, between busy personal lives and rushing Read more »

How to Clearly and Definitively Discuss Past Project Experience During an Interview

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A job interview is a perfect opportunity to showcase your skills to a hiring manager by sharing concrete examples from your previous experience. When preparing to meet with an employer, review past projects you’ve worked on and skills you have acquired. Reflect on any leadership responsibilities you took on and (most importantly) how this experience Read more »

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