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5 Ways to Ensure Your Construction Workers Are Delivering Quality Work

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Ensuring your construction workers create quality work is important. Monitoring quality control throughout each project leads to improved work delivery. Delivering quality construction work results in minimal rework and increased revenue. This improves your bottom line.   Implement these five tips to ensure your construction workers are delivering quality work.   1. Create Quality Standards… Read More »

Tips to Help Manage Supply Chain Issues and Project Delays

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  Like most construction employers, you likely are experiencing project delays due to supply chain issues. These problems can be frustrating to you, your employees, and your customers. Fortunately, you can take steps to minimize project delays due to supply chain issues. These tips can help. Follow these guidelines to help manage supply chain issues… Read More »

Construction Technology That’s Making Design Easier

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  Designing infrastructure is a significant undertaking. The process requires effort from a range of workers. Fortunately, advances in technology make designing infrastructure easier. Streamlining the processes helps the projects get finished on time and within budget.   Discover ways construction technology is making it easier to design infrastructure.   3D Printing Designers use 3D… Read More »

2023 Construction Trends

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  The construction industry continuously is changing. New technologies and methods lead to ongoing improvements in the field. Remaining aware of these changes is imperative. Knowing what to expect impacts your team and company. This lets you prepare accordingly. Look for these construction trends in 2023. Remodels Kitchen and bathroom remodeling and basement refinishing projects… Read More »

Leadership’s Role in Creating a Best-in-Class Construction Safety Program

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A successful construction safety program begins at the top. Leadership influences the behavior that occurs at lower levels. Leadership’s support in prioritizing and leading the company’s construction safety program is important. The workforce’s safety must be at least as important as the quality, productivity, and profitability of construction projects. Leadership must remain visibly involved in… Read More »

How to Manage Construction Workers Effectively

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Construction workers play an important role in executing a project. Successfully managing these workers helps them feel valued and respected. This increases worker motivation, engagement, and productivity. Effectively managing construction workers helps complete projects on time and within budget. This makes the workforce the company’s most valuable asset. As a result, construction workers must be… Read More »

Can the “Construction Skills Gap” Be Closed by Current Construction Managers?

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The construction management skills gap continues to exist throughout the United States. There are not enough project managers to complete the tasks required to finish projects. The lack of construction managers leads to internal conflict, poor execution, missed deadlines, decreased productivity, and lost business. These issues impact a company’s bottom line. Understanding why the construction… Read More »

How to Deal with Layoffs as a Construction Manager

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  As a construction manager, one of the most challenging parts of your job involves laying off your employees. This can create uncertainty and fear among your workforce. As a result, you must conduct layoffs with professionalism, empathy, and compassion. This helps your remaining employees feel encouraged by your caring methods for handling the bad… Read More »

Should You Reconsider Your Pre-Employment Screening?

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With the Great Resignation happening, you may be looking for ways to speed up your hiring process. This lets you bring aboard qualified applicants while they’re still looking for positions. One method you may be considering is the elimination of your pre-employment screening process. Eliminating this step would free up time to extend more job… Read More »

Most Common Electrical OSHA Violations

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Electrical violations are among the Occupational Safety and Health’s (OSHA) top 10 most frequently cited violations each year. These violations occur when employees don’t follow the guidelines and standards designed to protect against shocks, fires, and explosions. Understanding what the most common electrical violations are helps guide onboarding and training for your construction workers. This… Read More »