Do You Dread Mondays? Consider These Tips to Have a More Positive Start to the Work Week

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If your job is less than ideal or is highly stressful, it is not uncommon to dread Mondays. In fact, some professionals are so worried about the start of their workweek that it impacts their Sundays, leaving them depressed or anxious. This makes the second day of the weekend less relaxing, which could make Mondays Read more »

Solve Your Summer Season Workforce Woes with Employee Leasing!

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Seasonal fluctuations are common in the architecture, engineering and construction industry, and the changing workflow alters workforce needs of the companies within those sectors. While the summer season typically brings an influx in building activity many businesses often struggle to meet tight deadlines, as employees often take more time off to enjoy the warmer weather. Read more »

The Secret to Building an Employer Brand That Attracts & Retains Top Talent

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Gone are the days where companies could simply focus on the attractiveness of their product, service or brand name when hiring. Today, businesses have to consider how they are viewed as an employer as well. Otherwise, securing top talent could become a challenge. The Importance of Building an Employer Brand That Attracts Competitive Candidates and Read more »

Take Control of Your Work-Life Balance to Maximize Your Well-Being

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Many architecture, engineering and construction professionals struggle with work-life balance. Juggling work and personal obligations can be taxing, especially when you are dealing with conflicting priorities in any area of your life. Luckily, taking control of your work-life balance is possible. Here is how you can start taking control and maximize your overall well-being. How Read more »

The Value of Facebook Groups in Career Development or Advancing Your Job Search

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Facebook launched in early 2004, originally as a platform that allowed college students to connect with one another. Soon, it became a space for family, friends and neighbors to remain in touch. Then, it evolved further, providing mechanisms for professional networking and career advancement. Facebook Groups are a large part of the landscape, allowing like-minded Read more »

The Key to Identifying (And Addressing) the Root Cause of Negativity Within Your Worksite

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Everyone experiences job related anxieties and has a bad day from time to time. However, persistent negativity in the workplace can be incredibly damaging in the long run. Not only does it harm morale, but it can also hinder productivity. Identifying and addressing the root cause of negativity in your work site can seem like Read more »

The Key to Understanding (And Navigating) Generational Differences

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Today, there are five generations participating in the workforce. The youngest members of the Silent Generation are 75, and some are still working today. Generation Z, the newest working-age generation, is also beginning to make its entrance into companies across all industries. As a result, the workplace is becoming increasingly complex and, without the proper Read more »

The Value in Taking a Mental Reset Day Off

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At times, life can be incredibly stressful. Work and personal obligations can mount up quickly, and many professionals struggle to find enough time in the day to handle all of their tasks. As a result, things can pile up, making it even tougher to overcome backlogs and get back on track. However, there is an Read more »

RealStreet Promotes Angelica Wood to Role of Recruiter!

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BALTIMORE (March 25, 2019) – RealStreet, a leading national employment and recruiting firm for the architecture, engineering and construction communities throughout the United States, is pleased to announce the promotion of Angelica Wood to Recruiter. Angelica joined RealStreet as a Recruiting Coordinator in the Tysons Corner office, where she supported the team’s efforts to ensure Read more »

How Regular Meetings with Your Employees will Help Them Thrive

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At many architecture, engineering and construction firms, annual employee performance reviews are the standard. However, by waiting so long between meetings, problems are given the space to proliferate, allowing what could be a small issue to turn into a big one. Ultimately, long stretches between reviews are not ideal for performance management or overall productivity. Read more »

A career in construction administration and management can be (and for me has been) one of constant transition. It’s rather common that employment with a given company starts and finishes with each successive project; you’re a new hire as it’s just getting “out of the ground,” then finished and looking for a new project (and Read More…

Greg Wangler, Pentagon Construction Management Division

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