Posts Tagged: Career In Construction

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 »

3 Ways to Make Construction Workers’ Mental and Physical Health a Priority

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  Safe and effective work on a construction site involves providing support for your workers’ mental and physical health. Workers who experience overall wellness are likely to pay close attention to their tasks, maintain optimal energy levels, and meet the rigorous demands of their jobs. This lowers the odds of taking time off due to… Read More »

How Technology Can Help Bridge the Skills Gap

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Like many fields, the construction industry has a significant shortage of skilled labor. This means there are not enough workers to create roads, repair buildings, and develop infrastructure. One way to bridge this gap is through technology. Raising awareness of the need for tech skills and the opportunities for growth in construction tech-related roles can… 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 »

Dealing with a Disconnected Supervisor

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How your construction supervisor manages your team members affects everyone’s productivity. The way that tasks are completed impacts production, quality, safety, goal attainment, and the bottom line. This is why having a disconnected supervisor can be a problem. Without an engaged leader, you and your teammates are less likely to reach your daily objectives for… Read More »

What to Focus on as a Construction Foreman

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In your role as a construction foreman, your job is to ensure things run smoothly at a job site. This includes scheduling crew members, monitoring progress on a project, and overseeing quality control. Because your work involves supervisory responsibilities, a strong ability to plan ahead and lead others is needed.   The following are some… Read More »

Dressing the Part for Your Construction Interview

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When interviewing for a construction job, the way you dress impacts the interviewer’s first impression of you. This is why you need the proper attire to show you are a good fit for the role. You should feel more confident, which can help you build rapport and provide strong answers during the discussion.    … Read More »

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Career in Construction

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Do you feel you weren’t meant to sit behind a desk? Tired of jumping from job to job? Keep reading for our top five reasons you should think about a career in construction.  Transferable Skills  Construction skills such as project management, attention-to-detail, and a strong work ethic are transferable skills. Even if you don’t plan a lifelong construction career, learning… Read More »

Online Construction Courses Can Help Grow Your Career

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While working in construction, you’ll find dozens of challenges each day that will keep you on your toes. Between the demands of outdoor work and the variety of skills required for a given job, you may feel like there’s more to learn. We’re here to tell you how online construction courses can help you stand… Read More »