Posts Tagged: construction jobs

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 »

Create Your Own Job Search Luck!

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How much of a role does luck play in job search success? Sometimes it may seem like a lot. After all, looking for a new job is often a difficult and time consuming process. And when you’ve worked hard, and have great experience to show for it, it can be especially frustrating when genuine efforts Read more »

Want to Get Hired? Tailor Your Resume to the Job!

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Crafting a targeted resume when applying directly to a job is crucial if you want to sell yourself as an ideal candidate. Ideally, you would be able to match noteworthy accomplishments from your past to each of the requirements. You could then present it in a way that shows the reader that you not only Read more »

Professional Associations are a Great Resource for Job Seekers

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There are countless associations available for professionals to join. Some are industry specific, some target particular demographics, and they range in size, cost and exclusivity. The key is to not only pick the right association(s) for your goals and but also utilize the membership(s) effectively. Four Reasons to Augment Your Job Search Efforts with Memberships Read more »

Develop a Strategy to Achieve Job Search Success!

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Looking for a new job takes time and effort – often as much as a full time job! Attack your job search as you would any project at work by creating a plan. It will enable you to identify your ideal targets, establish a timeframe, focus your energy on what is most important and stay Read more »

Identify and Bridge the Skills Gaps on Your Resume to Get a Job You Want

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In order to find their dream jobs, job seekers must be ideal candidates. No one is perfect, but it is possible to improve the perception recruiters and hiring managers have by tailoring your resume to the job. One aspect of this is to bridge any gaps between your own skill set and those of the Read more »

Four Ways to Stay Safe While Working on Construction Sites

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an average of 6.5 million people work within the construction industry on approximately 252,000 job sites across the U.S. each day. While a career in construction can be extremely rewarding, it can be dangerous as well. After all, construction sites are inherently hazardous due to the nature of the Read more »

Reaching Your Breaking Point? Here’s How to Reduce Your Stress Levels… NOW!

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Perpetually overworked? Take heed, you may be at risk of burnout. If stress at work has been keeping you at the office for long hours, affecting your mood and impacting your sleep, something has to give. Whether you have too much on your plate or you lack the tools or knowledge to get the job done, you Read more »

Tired of Saying Yes to Everything at Work? Here is How to Start Saying No

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You give your all to your job each day, but you can only tackle so much at one time. If working overtime has become your standard because you avoid saying no at all costs, it is time for a change. It will take time, but learning to set boundaries and recognizing when to say no Read more »

Clear Signs You’re in a Dead-End Job and How to Fix the Situation!

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You are a talented professional with serious career aspirations. Unfortunately your current job is not showing signs of further progression towards your goals. While some people are content to stay in a dead-end job forever, as long as it pays the bills, you want more. RealStreet — an employment firm that can connect you with architecture, engineering Read more »

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