Three Things to Consider When Searching for the Best Construction Managers

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Having an exceptional construction manager is essential. Without strong leadership projects face significant risks, including sub-par quality, missed deadlines and budget concerns. Here are three critical aspects to consider, when searching for an ideal construction manager. 1. Management Skills A core function of the role is to serve as a leader, overseeing construction activities and monitoring Read more »

Inside Tips on How to Bring Up Salary During an Interview

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When you are seeking a new architecture, engineering, or construction position, salary is often a significant factor when it comes to deciding whether an opportunity can meet your needs. However, many companies do not provide compensation information in their job postings. When this occurs, the earliest point when you can learn more about the topic Read more »

How to Determine Whether You are a Good Match for a Company’s Culture

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When interviewing for a new job, it’s easy to get caught up in the moment, trying to say all the right things in order to impress the hiring manager. However, you are interviewing the company too. Even when a job seems perfect, it’s important to determine whether the company is a good cultural fit as Read more »

Hiring Strategies to Implement in a Tight Labor Market

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When the labor market it tight, finding qualified candidates is often difficult, regardless of the industry. Competition for skilled architects, engineers and construction professionals can be especially fierce. During times such as these, businesses need to stand out from their competitors and adjust their hiring strategies in order to source effectively. Three Recommendations When Recruiting Read more »

Stop Making Excuses and Take Your Career to the Next Level

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Is your job simply a way to earn a living? If you go to work each day feeling uninspired and unmotivated, it’s time to make a change! A significant portion of your life if spent at work, (not to mention the time spent responding to after-hours emails, completing assignments that were brought home and commuting Read more »

Key Engineering Skills to Master to Advance Your Career

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Engineering is an exciting and intriguing career path, giving you the ability to play a critical role in the creation of roads, buildings, bridges, systems and more. Additionally, working as a engineer allows you to achieve high levels of success as you gain experience and nurture your capabilities, making it a potentially lucrative career over Read more »

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 »

How Working With a Placement Firm Ensures a Great Career Fit

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When you seek out a new architecture, engineering or construction position, finding an opportunity that aligns with your larger career goals is often a priority. Most professionals want to build their career in a particular direction, and that requires landing the right jobs to make that possible. However, determining whether a role is an ideal 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 Leverage Industry Specific LinkedIn Groups to Advance Your Career

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LinkedIn is a quintessential social networking tool for professionals in a range of fields, including architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. The platform enables users to have a professional online presence, make connections, follow influencers and organizations, learn about topics and share information and discover new opportunities. One networking option that is often underutilized in Read more »

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