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How to Conduct Effective Performance Reviews for Your Crew

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Construction projects don’t allow for a ton of time to reflect and revisit your team’s operations. It’s often a matter of tying up loose ends and immediately moving on to the next project. However, all employees value feedback, and you are likely required to review performance annually if not more frequently. Here are our top… Read More »

7 Crucial Safety Tips for Pipe Fitters

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Pipe-fitting jobs can be lucrative and rewarding. However, if you’re on the hunt for a pipe-fitting gig, know the risks involved. Injuries and accidents are possible but avoidable with the right insight. We advise you to look out for the top seven hazards in the pipe-fitting profession.   1. Know Your Materials  In this industry, workers… Read More »

5 Reasons to Offer On-the-Job Training for Construction Workers

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Managing hands-on workers isn’t like overseeing cubicle workers. The demands of construction work leave little time for paperwork and pencil-pushing. But as a leader, you have an obligation to your team to make time for the opportunities they seek. Here are the most important benefits of offering on-the-job training to improve the skills of your… Read More »

How to Avoid Common Construction Accidents

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There aren’t many workplaces busier than a construction site. If you’re new to the industry, it’s imperative to be cautious. Come prepared and understand that the construction site comes with danger, but most common construction accidents are preventable. Here’s how employees can actively avoid them.  Avoiding Slippage  If you spot a potential trip or slip… Read More »

How to Keep You Construction Workers Safe & Healthy During COVID-19

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Construction work is so crucial, and it doesn’t stop due to COVID-19. Here are the top things employers must do to ensure their construction workers keep themselves and their peers safe during the COVID pandemic.  Prepare Before Each Shift  Screening incoming employees with temperature checks and even COVID-19 testing before entry can make management and… Read More »

10 Tips to Further Your Construction Career

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Starting out in construction but looking for the long haul? Here are the top ten things that construction workers can do to develop and further your career.  1. Be In It For The Long Haul  Commitment is a sign of a strong construction staffer. Hiring managers see a lot of flakes and slackers, so to stay in the game… Read More »

Benefits of Partnering with a Staffing Firm During Times of Uncertainty

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Employers are always looking to maximize efficiency. So why does the hiring process always take so long? Creating the perfect posting, sifting through resumes, and onboarding? Difficult to manage under normal circumstances, much less a global pandemic. Refer some of the work to professionals — here’s why:  Fill Staffing Gaps  If you’re in a race… Read More »

5 Essential Tips for New Construction Workers

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New to the crew? Getting up to speed in your first construction gig can be overwhelming, and it’s often a completely different experience from other jobs. You need to be vigilant and cautious while focusing on each task at hand. Duties can change from day to day. Needless to say, construction is never boring. Here are five… Read More »

How to Measure the Productivity of Your Employees

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Micromanaging is not the way to lead and encourage your team. However, you still want to monitor productivity. Great leaders strike a delicate balance of oversight and independence. Here’s how you can keep your team in check while empowering them to succeed.   Measure By Task  The first trap of measuring productivity is assuming you should measure by… Read More »

15 Apps that Will Improve Your Productivity at Work

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Are you a job seeker focused on how to be more efficient? It’s a coveted trait for hiring managers, so if you’re looking for tools that can help you hone your ambition to impress an employer, here are 15 apps that can help employees improve their productivity on the job.  Genius Scan  If you work with documents, plus… Read More »