7 Red Flags to Watch Out for When Hiring a New Employee

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Hiring new employees is often a challenging process. When you need an exceptional architecture, engineering or construction professional, making an efficient, but smart choice the first time around is essential. Otherwise, projects can fall behind and problems could arise, causing you to waste time and money. Related Post: Your Unfilled Position is Draining Your Company’s Read more »

Communicating Safety to New Employees

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New hires are at a greater risk of being injured on the job than those who have been employed for an extended period of time. This is often based on the incoming staff member’s lack of familiarity with the environment. After all, with differing co-workers, policies and procedures, training and equipment, every job site is Read more »

Three Reasons to Partner with RealStreet to Fill Your Team’s Skills Gap

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Whether your team has experienced turnover, your company has taken on additional work or you conducted a skills assessment and have found gaps that must be filled, you understand the importance of having the right people for the job. This means hiring new employees. Unfortunately, finding ideal candidates is often easier said than done. After all, Read more »

Question: Should I Accept a Counter-Offer?

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When you have an in-demand skill set, finding a new architecture, engineering, or construction opportunity may lead to more than just a job offer. If your current employer is worried about losing you, they may provide you with a counter-offer as a means of enticing you to stay. Usually, this means being offered at least Read more »

Job Seekers Beware! Five Things That Can Scare Hiring Managers Away

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The thought of looking for a new architecture, engineering, or construction job might seem scary. After all, it can be a tedious, time consuming and nerve-racking process. However job seekers often forget to consider how they could be thwarting their own efforts. Just as they are evaluating potential employers, hiring managers are trying to find the Read more »

Three Key Tips for Communicating Company Strategy to Your Team

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For a company strategy to be effective, your employees need to be aware of it. This ensures everyone is aligned with the same goals, focusing their efforts appropriately to make reaching critical objectives possible and shaping a portion of the organization’s culture. To make sure that all employees are on the same page, communication is Read more »

How to Prove Your Value in the Workplace

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As an architecture, engineering, or construction professional, it is easy to think that your work is a clear demonstration of your value. However, it relies on a point that is not always true; that your manager has visibility over all of your accomplishments. Plus, you are counting on the notion that your manager is also Read more »

How RealStreet Ensures Top Hires for Your Business

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Finding top-tier candidates in the architecture, engineering, and construction fields can be a challenge. Unemployment is incredibly low, making exceptional talent a precious commodity. Plus, the time it takes to fill open positions creates a burden on companies, especially those with time-sensitive projects. At RealStreet, we understand the pressure businesses are under to find skilled Read more »

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 »

RealStreet saved us more than once with temporary help on some of our most demanding construction projects, particularly when we needed experienced, responsible and professional individuals on such short notice. We were particularly grateful for the Quality Control Manager (QCM) you were able to provide while our full-time QCM was on short-term disability, at the Read More…

Michael S. Shevitz, LEED Green Associate, Vice President

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