Posts Tagged: Career Development

Navigating Job Opportunities for Tradesmen

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In the diverse landscape of the construction industry, tradesmen seek opportunities that align with their skills and career goals. Let’s explore strategies for navigating job opportunities and finding the perfect fit in the dynamic world of tradesmanship. Assessing Skills and Interests To begin, tradesmen should assess their skills, interests, and career aspirations. By identifying areas… 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 »

Recently Graduated High School? How to Enter the Construction Field

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As a recent high school graduate, what are your career plans? Although you may plan to go to college, you might want to begin earning an income first. Or, you could continue your education while you work in the construction industry. The low barrier to entry and lower cost of education make a career in… Read More »

6 Ways to Develop and Support Leadership

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    Developing leadership skills in your team members is important for company growth. The more opportunities you provide your team members to take leadership roles, the more comfortable they will be. This creates a foundation to take on more challenging positions as your organization grows.   Follow these guidelines to develop and support leadership… Read More »

How to Cultivate Long-Term Thinking in Your Construction Workforce

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The ongoing shortage of construction workers makes it more important than ever to retain your employees for as long as possible. One way to accomplish this is by developing long-term thinking among your team members. The more you encourage your workers to focus on their career development, the more likely they are to remain with… Read More »

How to Get into a Skilled Trade

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The demand for carpenters, plumbers, electricians and other construction-related roles is high. However, there are not enough qualified workers to fill these roles. This is one reason you should consider training to work in a skilled trade. You likely will have multiple jobs to choose from that fit your interests and qualifications. The increasing challenges… 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 »