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 »

The Lost Art of Face-to-Face Networking and How to Make the Most of Your Next Networking Event

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In today’s highly digital world, face-to-face networking has fallen to the wayside. Instead, architecture, engineering and construction professionals often rely on social media and other online platforms to remain connected. While social media can be a suitable approach for nurturing professional relationships, it does not create the same level of connection as a face-to-face meeting. Read more »

How to Become a Coach Among Your Workforce to Improve the Skills of All Employees

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Coaching in the workplace is critical for growth. It allows managers to guide their staff in a direction that strengthens the company as a whole, and is useful for the workers, regardless of whether they are struggling to meet expectations or already excel in their role. After all, even the best employees can benefit from Read more »

How to Successfully Sell Yourself During an Interview

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When it comes to interviewing, many professionals are somewhat uncomfortable discussing strengths and past successes. They often believe that being too aggressive may lead them to come off as arrogant, fearing that it could be off-putting to hiring managers. Additionally, many professionals doubt their capabilities, causing them to downplay their skill set or knowledge level. Read more »

4 Podcasts Every Professional Should Subscribe and Listen to in 2019 to Maximize Productivity

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For any company to achieve success, productivity needs to be ramped up as high as possible. By increasing efficiency and effectiveness, any business can accomplish more during a year. Whether your goal is to increase the rate of output or decrease expenses, productivity is at the core of your objective. If you want to maximize Read more »

Every Resume Should Answer This Question… Does Yours?

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During a job search, your resume is a critical tool. It provides the hiring manager with information regarding what you bring to the table, creating an opportunity for them to assess you as a professional. To be effective, a resume needs to address specific points, but one question usually resides at the center. Related Post: Read more »

What Can Job Seekers Expect from the Construction Industry in 2019?

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Once an industry rocked by the financial crisis in 2008, the construction field has more or less recovered. 2018 was a strong year, but does that mean 2019 will have the same prospects? Here’s what you need to know. What Can Job Seekers Expect from the Construction Industry in 2019? Overall, the construction industry is Read more »

Going Back to the Basics: 5 Ways to Calm Your Nerves Before Interviewing for a New Job

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Having the chance to interview for a new job is exciting. You are potentially poised to make a significant stride forward in your architecture, engineering or construction career, so being a bit anxious is also normal. However, if your nerves negatively impact your performance in your interview, you may miss out on the opportunity. If Read more »

Finding the Ideal Career Mentor to Help You on Your Path to Success

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A good mentor is often a blessing for professionals. After all, even the most intelligent and accomplished individuals benefit from the shared experience and knowledge of those around them. However, this is especially true for those who are just entering the workforce or are still developing along their career path, as they often have fewer experiences Read more »

Achieve Career Success By Establishing Yearly Goals

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At the start of any new year, many architecture, engineering and construction professionals strive to set realistic but challenging goals that can help them further their career throughout the year. However, determining precisely what objectives are appropriate can be difficult, especially when you base them on where you are standing today. Luckily, if you are Read more »

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