How to Make Contract Employees Feel Like They Are a Part of Your Team

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While contract employees sometimes only work for a company for a short time, such as for the duration of a project they are still a part of the team. Hired for a specific skill set, or to assist the permanent staff during a busy season, these individuals contribute a great deal to the company’s success. Unfortunately, the 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 »

Have a Lot to Do This Week? Minimize Your Stress and Do the Best You Can With THESE Tips

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The week has only just begun, but the pressure is already beginning to mount. Whether you have a lot going on personally, professionally or both, navigating your way through a jam-packed week can be a challenge. Follow the following five tips to stay in control of your week and end Friday on a high note. Read more »

Improve Overall Productivity by Giving Sick and Distressed Employees the Day Off

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Everyone has an off day every now and again. Your employees are only human. From time to time, they get sick and have family problems, which will impact their productivity. If one of your employees comes into work weighed down by external forces, telling them to go home is likely best for everyone. Many will Read more »

Working Indoors on a Construction Assignment? Is the Indoor Lighting Conducive for Maximum Productivity?

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Working in construction often means your team spends a portion of the day outside. Laboring away in the fresh air, under sunny skies is an ideal work environment for many. After all, natural light is often a energy booster. Of course, not  all construction projects or tasks take place outdoors. Do you notice a difference Read more »

Conflict Resolution — How to Respond to a Coworker Who Truly Gets On Your Last Nerve

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Throughout your career you have the freedom to make a variety of important choices, from your line of work to your employer. The people you work with, on the other hand,  are often a matter of chance. Consequently, it is inevitable to encounter an unfavorable colleagues from time-to-time. Whether an interpersonal conflict stems from personality differences Read more »

RealStreet Promotes Kristin Stolzenbach to Recruiter!

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Kristin Stolzenbach, Marriottsville Recruiting Coordinator, Promoted to the Role of Recruiter! RealStreet, the leading national recruiting and talent management firm for the architecture, engineering and construction industry, was thrilled to announce the promotion of Kristin Stolzenbach to Recruiter on March 1, 2017. Kristin was hired as a Recruiting Coordinator for the Marriottsville branch approximately one Read more »

Are Personal Finances and Struggles Impacting Your Employees’ Performance?

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Money is not the most important thing in life, but it certainly makes a difference. The results of a recent SunTrust survey revealed that 75% of Americans are under some type of financial stress. Whether the pressure is caused by debt, a pile of unpaid medical bills or uncertainty about their retirement savings, these struggles Read more »

Taking Your Career to the Next Level: How to Become a Leader Among Your Coworkers and Earn that Raise You’re After

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Now that you have held the same job for awhile, you are ready to move up the ladder. You enjoy a challenge, you know you would make a great team leader, and the pay increase would be a welcome addition to your household budget. However, assuming a leadership position typically involves gaining a significant amount Read more »

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