Posts Tagged: construction

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

RealStreet President, Judy McGovern, Elected Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Board Chair

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RealStreet, a leading national employment and recruiting firm for the architecture, engineering and construction communities throughout the United States, would like to commend our President, Judy McGovern, for her newly elected role as Board Chair for the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland. Girl Scouts of Central Maryland named RealStreet President, Judy McGovern, as their new Board Chair 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 »

Effective Communication to Onboard Your New Hires

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When a new hire is brought on board, the goal is to ensure they become productive as soon as possible. In some cases, managers may be tempted to expedite the onboarding process as a means of having the person handle critical duties faster, but failing to cover certain details at the beginning can yield disastrous 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 »

How to Get Noticed by Companies When Searching for a New Job

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Looking for a new job can be a taxing process, often requiring a great deal of time and effort. To be successful, you need to do more than simply update your resume, you need to stand out from the competition. While this is often easier said than done, the outcome is well worth the effort. Read more »

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