Posts Categorized: Career Success

Four Tips to Improve Your Focus and Stay on Task at Work

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If you have trouble concentrating at work, you are not alone. Many people find their mind wandering at certain points of the day. This can impede productivity if it happens too often. Thankfully, there are ways to boost your concentration. A simple shift in your way of thinking or a few slight adjustments to your 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 »

Construction Firms Are Hiring! Are You Positioning Yourself Well When Applying to Jobs?

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The summer season provides warmer weather and longer days. With that, an influx in construction jobs! If you are interested in a new gig, this is a fantastic time to make a move. As a talented professional, you have a lot to offer any employer, but you need to put your best self forward. Competition can be Read more »

Is Your Job Impacting the Health of Your Relationships? Here are Four Tips to Maintain a Better Work-Life Balance

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Finding success at work is important, but so is your personal life. Putting in overtime at the office or at home can cause you to miss out on precious moments with loved ones. Leaving the office overworked or unhappy each day can add stress to your relationships as well. Working hard does not mean you have Read more »

Plan a Vacation – Using Your Paid Time Off is a GREAT Thing!

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Paid Time Off (PTO) is part of a company’s compensation package. Remarkably, many people do not take full advantage of this benefit. In fact, the average American receives 15 days of paid time off per year, but only uses 12. This resulted in roughly 375 million paid vacation days left unused in the past year, Read more »

Resolving Conflicts When You And Your Coworker Have Clashing Personalities

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The employee roster at your company is composed of a variety of personalities. In a perfect world, these differences would mesh perfectly, allowing each person to work harmoniously and excel at what they do best. Unfortunately, conflicting personas are often a part of work. Even when you get along well with the majority of your coworkers, there Read more »

Getting Ready for the Spring and Summer? If You Work Outdoors Here’s How to Beat the Heat and Stay Safe

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Spring is here and temperatures are heating up. While many enjoy working outside during the warmer months, outdoor environments come with a plethora of serious risks. In 2014 alone, 2,630 workers suffered from heat illness and 18 died from heat stroke and related causes, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Health hazards, such Read more »

RealStreet saved us more than once with temporary help on some of our most demanding construction projects, particularly when we needed experienced, responsible and professional individuals on such short notice. We were particularly grateful for the Quality Control Manager (QCM) you were able to provide while our full-time QCM was on short-term disability, at the Read More…

Michael S. Shevitz, LEED Green Associate, Vice President

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