Posts Tagged: engineering jobs

How to Find the Best Engineering Candidates

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Locating top talent is rarely an easy process, but it can be especially daunting when looking for ideal engineering candidates. Unemployment is low for engineers, so resorting to traditional tactics may not always yield the best results. Luckily, there are things you can do to increase your odds of finding the best engineering candidates available. Finding 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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Onboard New Employees Into Your Workforce

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Hiring new employees is an exciting yet uncertain time. Whether you’re leasing a variety of construction management professionals or hiring a lead architect, adding the right talent to your team is an important aspect of business success. Furthermore, you do not want to invest time and energy sourcing the right candidates only to lose them soon 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 »

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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