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 »

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 »

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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