Employers

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 »

How Data Will Impact the Future of Construction

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Real-time visibility and access to data and insights are required to make fast decisions in the construction industry. According to the Autodesk and FMI study Harnessing the Data Advantage in Construction, the volume of available project data has doubled in the past 3 years. However, one-third of bad decisions were made because of bad data.… Read More »

6 Ways to Have an Effective Performance Appraisal

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A performance appraisal lets an employee and their manager discuss the employee’s performance, goals, and future development opportunities. This typically includes reviewing previously set objectives, setting new objectives for the next review period, and taking notes on the discussion. A performance appraisal often is used along with other performance assessment tools. Examples include the following:… Read More »

Improve Employee Development and Training

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Providing employee development and training opportunities for your construction team is important. Increasing your team members’ knowledge and skills helps them contribute more to your organization. This is especially important as the industry continues to struggle to find qualified candidates to fill open roles. Discover some benefits of providing employee development and training opportunities and… Read More »

Improve Profitability by Gaining Repeat Construction Customers

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Gaining repeat construction customers is easier and less costly than earning new customers. This is why your company needs to go out of its way to provide quality work. This includes finishing projects on time and within budget. Your customers will remember how they felt while working with you. This is why you need to… Read More »

A Confined Space Rescue Plan Can Help You Avoid Jobsite Injuries

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Working in a confined space can be dangerous. A confined space typically has a limited number of entryways and exits. This makes it difficult to evacuate in an emergency. As a result, you need a comprehensive confined space rescue plan to ensure your workers can get out if their safety is at risk. The following… Read More »

Keeping Your Construction Team Safe: Workplace Safety Month

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Emphasizing the importance of construction safety is important at all times. This is especially true during June, which is Safety Month. As the temperatures and humidity rise, your construction team likely faces increasing risks while on the job. This is why taking precautions is even more important. Focusing on small steps can make a big… Read More »

Safety Isn’t Just Physical: 9 Mental Health Safety Tips

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The fact that May is Mental Health Month emphasizes how important mental wellness is. This is especially true for construction workers. Construction workers need to maintain mental wellness so they can devote their attention and energy to their tasks. This lets the workers meet the rigorous demands of their jobs and move forward on projects.… Read More »

How to Upskill Project Managers

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The United States is entering a time of unprecedented investment in infrastructure. This is good news for the construction industry. However, it raises concerns about whether the industry is investing enough in its workers to meet the growing demand. The construction industry remains one of the least digitized industries in the world. As a result,… Read More »