Posts Tagged: tips for success

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 »

Are Your Employees Communicating Effectively?

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Effective communication is one of the most important factors governing the success of an organization. As the boss, you set the tone for your team. If your employees are having issues with deadlines, performance or productivity, poor communication habits are likely at the root of the problem.  4 Ways to Effectively Communicate With Your Team Realign your Read more »

Trying On a New Career

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If you are looking at a new career, there are several different ways of finding out about it. You can go to the library and go online to get information, or you can talk to people who work in the career you’re considering. But even after you have done these things, you still may not Read more »

Taking a Vacation ON Vacation: What a Concept!

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Too many people work while on vacation. Checking e-mail, sending e-mail messages/texts or even IMs to the boss or colleagues. Maybe even participating in a “short” conference call. Instead, for your next vacation, why not really take a vacation. As in, not check e-mail, not take phone calls. To not even think about work while Read more »

It IS Best to Think About a Job Offer Overnight

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Your long hours and hard work have paid off – you have a job offer! Now you have a decision to make. The company wants to have your response quickly, and the job looks good. What should you do? Answer: Take the time you feel that you need to make the decision. Don’t rush it. Read more »

New Standards for Measuring Company Investment in Employees

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The Society for Human Resource Management is coming up with a new standard for measuring the way companies invest in their workforces. The idea is to develop specific criteria that are measurable and concrete that will enable companies to show the investments they are making in their employees. Under the plan, currently in draft form, Read more »

Using LinkedIn Successfully

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LinkedIn is the most popular social media site among business professionals today. Almost everyone uses it. But, according to one social media expert, Tom Searcy, people are not using LinkedIn as effectively as they could. People could be getting a lot more out of it. Searcy lists a few of the things that people are Read more »

Onboarding and Employee Turnover

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According to one source, the top issue for business during the next decade will be attracting and keeping the best workers. It is an ongoing problem for companies to find the right people. The issue becomes even more significant when you consider the results of a new survey, which shows that one-fourth of all new Read more »

Handling Failure

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As we confront the many challenges that come our way in life, we know that we won’t be successful at all of them; we know that we will have to face failure. Failure is a part of life just as much as anything else, in things big and little. Failure at some point is inevitable, 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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