Posts Tagged: construction jobs

Working with Recruiters in Your Job Search

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One growing trend in the workplace is that employers are using recruiters more to look for workers as part of their hiring process. If you are looking for a job, it is to your advantage to know how to work with recruiters, and to know how they work. Preparation is key here. If you have Read more »

Today’s Informational Interview

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As most people know, there are different kinds of interviews, and different interviewing techniques. Most of the attention given to interviews goes to those where a job is at stake. But there is another kind of interview —  the informational interview — that doesn’t get as much attention as it deserves, because it too can Read more »

Why You’re Not Getting the Job

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It has become a common lament among job seekers, one you hear often. They send out hundreds upon hundreds of resumes, all to no avail. There is no doubt that in their job search they are working hard, but the question is, are they working smart? If you send out several hundred resumes and do Read more »

How to Tell Employers What They Want to Know

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“Tell me a little about yourself.” That’s a common line in any job interview. It’s something you should know is coming and something for which you should prepare. You should have some idea as to how you are going to answer such a question, so you’re not left stammering or giving a rambling, hard-to-follow answer. Read more »

Temporary Employee Benefits

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For many of those who are looking at staffing services to find work, an important consideration is the kind of benefits they offer. Many staffing firms offer a variety of benefits, including health insurance, as a way to recruit and keep workers. One international staffing service, for example, offers up to five different healthcare plans Read more »

Seven Steps to Mental Well Being

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We have lots of ways of measuring our physical well being that help us determine when our bodies are healthy and when we are pushing them too much.  But what we don’t have is a good measure of our mental well being, and it’s something we need because we’re pushing ourselves like never before.  We Read more »

It’s True: Nap at Work and Be More Productive!

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If you were upset at hearing about air traffic controllers falling asleep on the job, you shouldn’t be, according to Tony Schwartz, a business consultant.  The problem here is basically biological.  We have evolved to be awake during the day and to sleep at night.  The later it gets, the more tired we become.  Some Read more »

Managing Yourself to Greater Success

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One of the most vexing things for otherwise talented and ambitious business professionals is when they fail to reach their full capabilities, when they are less productive than they could be. Often this is because they are reluctant to take on new challenges and new ventures, preoccupied with the worry that their performance in this Read more »

How Keeping a Work Diary Will Help Your Career

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Keeping a diary is ordinarily not something we associate with a work strategy, but recording daily thoughts and events can actually help in providing focus to what we are doing, in giving us more patience, in providing ideas to help with planning, and in helping with personal growth. At first, keeping a diary may seem Read more »

What a Chamber Orchestra Can Teach Us About Leadership and Career Satisfaction

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In the world of classical music, orchestra musicians are notoriously unhappy – with a job satisfaction lower than that of a prison guard.  While at the same time, the people at the top of the job satisfaction ladder are chamber orchestra musicians. It is this dichotomy that has important lessons for everyone on how to Read more »

As the Project Director on the 495 Express Lanes Mega Project we encounter the need of services of many disciplines of workers, from administrative, human resources, designers, project control experts and engineering. RealStreet Staffing was always able to supply our team with capable and experienced personnel on a very short notice.This contributed significantly to our Read More…

Mitchell Lester, Project Director 495 Express Lanes

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