Covid-19 Hiring Best Practices

As the days pass by the country learns more and more ways to maintain social distance and to combat the spread of Covid-19. Professional Recruiter Associates, is here to help our clients and candidates getting past through these times of turmoil. Here are some tips for interviews to maintain your work force and keep everyone…

7 ways to build stronger leadership skills

Article Link: https://www.bdc.ca/en/articles-tools/entrepreneurial-skills/be-effective-leader/pages/leadership-skills-strategies-advice.aspx In turbulent economic times, building leadership capacity in your company is more critical than ever, says former BDC President and CEO Jean-René Halde. For Halde, the high rate of failure among small businesses in Canada can often be attributed to leadership shortcomings in key areas such as human resources management, strategy and “soft skills”—such…

11 things to know before starting architecture school

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Article Link: https://www.architectural-review.com/today/11-things-to-know-before-starting-architecture-school/8652512.article By: Phineas Harper Top tips for students of architecture about to begin their course: Tea vs coffee, power napping and when to ignore your tutor 1 Drink tea not coffee. Coffee is great for a sudden burst of energy propping you up during late nights on CAD but beware! The caffeine in coffee…

How to Show Skills Gained Outside of the Workplace on Your Resume

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Article Link: https://www.ivyexec.com/career-advice/2017/skills-gained-outside-workplace-resume/ By: Chrissy Scivicque As a well-rounded professional, you likely have a great deal of talents and skills that were gained outside of the workplace. For example, maybe you’ve gained leadership experience while volunteering for your local charitable organization. Or perhaps you have a hobby that helped you hone spectacular technical skills. Whatever the circumstance,…

10 helpful tips for construction managers

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Article Link: https://www.letsbuild.com/blog/10-helpful-tips-for-construction-managers By: Letsbuild Background Finishing homework in school was always an achievement. Be it an hour before the school started or a day before the holidays ended. Finishing a project is an achievement in its own. This feeling goes on till the end though. When it comes to constructing a building or a house…

How to actually create a fun company culture

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Article Link:  https://www.fastcompany.com/90465402/how-to-actually-create-a-fun-company-culture By: David Allen It has long been recognized that all work and no play is likely to lead to less productive, dissatisfied workers. As far back as the 1930s, management researchers such as Elton Mayo and Mary Parker Follett noted that aspects of human nature, such as relationships, were important motivating factors in the workplace. It…

The Elements of Great Workplace Design

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Article Link: https://www.servicefutures.com/elements-great-workplace-design What makes a great workplace? A quick search on Google shows a combined global monthly total of over 50,000 searches involving the combination of terms “office”, “interior” and “design ideas”. Businesses and organizations all over the world are not only requiring a great workplace that can emphasize the brand values of the organization, but…

Six reasons why fun in the office is the future of work

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Article Link: https://www.ciphr.com/advice/fun-in-the-office/ By: Barry Chignell Happy employees are healthier and more productive – so don’t overlook the importance of having fun in the workplace While most people, generally, would rather spend time with their friends and family than be at work, there’s no need for work days to be all doom and gloom. Investing time…

7 Construction Industry Trends to Watch in 2020

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Article Link: https://interestingengineering.com/7-construction-industry-trends-to-watch-in-2020 By: Christopher McFadden What construction tech trends should you keep an eye on in 2020? These 7 might be the most exciting. What are the current trends in the building market? We’ll expand on a few of these later in the article, but according to sites like ESUB, here are some of the most notable tech…

7 Interview Tips That Will Help You Get Hired

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Article Link: https://www.thebalancecareers.com/top-interview-tips-2058577 By: Alison Doyle  Even when you have gone on more interviews than you can count, job interviewing never seems to get any easier. With each job interview, you are meeting new people, selling yourself and your skills, and often getting the third degree about what you know or don’t know. And, you need to…

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