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What is the Riskiest Part of the Construction Cycle?

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You’ve secured a new construction project for your team and your company is excited to tackle a new endeavor. However, the early stages of any construction investment can be precarious. Be prepared for the ups and downs that come with any large-scale construction project. Here we’ll discuss the riskiest aspects of the construction cycle, and… Read More »

Does Your Company Need Construction Management Software?

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Construction Staffing

Managing the various costs of construction project management can be overwhelming. Spending capital on parts and equipment, in addition to paying for staff training and labor hours, can add up quickly during a project. The best way to stay on top of a project is to utilize the most efficient resources that the construction industry… Read More »

Why You Need an ‘Elevator Pitch’ to Find a Construction Job

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Picture this: you run into a hiring manager for a top construction company, or a high-caliber project management professional. You have less than a minute to make your case as to why they should hire you. Being prepared for this scenario will open professional doors you may have never expected. Narrowing your pitch to ensure… Read More »

Don’t Forget About the Punch List

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In the construction industry, it’s all about time, money, and safety.  When a project is conceived, a solid foundation must be built by careful planning. This project will be successful if you’re able to stay on schedule, be mindful of costs and regulations, and always check your punch list. This post identifies why you need… Read More »

Tips for Controlling Construction Project Costs

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As a project manager or construction professional, it’s your duty to start any task with a clear plan. Creating the right budget for a job is essential to a successful, profitable project. It can be difficult to manage costs as obstacles come up throughout the construction project. To manage your time and money in the… Read More »

Managing Different Generations on the Job

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You’ve heard talk about millennials: they want things a certain way, they’re tech-immersed, they have different ideas about a work-life balance. In fact, research shows that millennials are like no generation before them; however, the same goes for baby boomers and generation X. A successful manager is ready to take on the challenge of leading… Read More »

Commit to Being More Coachable at Work

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Construction Staffing

Candidates for any job need to show professionalism and experience. You may be wondering; how can I stand out among the rest? If you’re seeking construction work, you’ve got to be willing to make tough calls and share some serious responsibility. As an employee in a competitive industry, you have to be prepare for intense… Read More »

Why its Time to Incorporate Wellness into Your Company Culture

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Construction Staffing

It’s hard to deny that hiring in the construction industry has become increasingly difficult over the past few decades.  One way to attract potential employees is to focus on your company culture. Qualified workers are reluctant to overexert themselves for a company that doesn’t seem to care about their needs. Modern workers admit to feeling… Read More »

Tips for Maximizing Construction Project Management

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Managing work on a construction site can be overwhelming. Whether it’s the day to day emails or large scale building projects, you need to have your work in order. Staying organized is essential to getting everything done. Being able to coordinate tasks and delegate responsibility is essential to being a construction project manager. Here at… Read More »

Are You an Overworked Manager?

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If you find yourself dreading your job, feeling discouraged, or seeing physical and mental signs that something’s not right, you might be getting burned out. If you’re overworked, the symptoms can be anything from some forgetfulness to a serious physical attack. Below we’ve identified some telltale symptoms of burnout, and provided some quick fixes. It’s… Read More »