Posts Tagged: construction employment agencies

What to Look for in Project Manager

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Establishing a strong team starts at the top – a quality project manager can inspire staff to victory as well as conquer any obstacles. How do you know you’ve got a great project manager on your team? There are valuable skills project managers need in order to be successful. Here are some key characteristics that… Read More »

Finding the Motivation to Get Back to Work After an Absence

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Whether it was summer vacation, a layoff or an extended break – getting back to work can be challenging. Motivation is key to productivity, and you don’t want to let your team down. When your staff is relying on you to hop back in and excel, the pressure builds. Here are our top tips on… Read More »

How to Stay on Schedule and Avoid Common Construction Delays

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The construction industry is full of unexpected twists and turns. It’s a dangerous business that can be held up by the smallest inconveniences. It takes a tough manager to keep the ball rolling in the face of tricky weather conditions, employee turnover, and budget cuts. As a professional, it can be difficult to stay on… Read More »

Why Your Interview Starts the Night Before

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Any experienced construction worker knows that often interviews can be informal — but that doesn’t mean they’re not important. Don’t make the mistake other candidates will by not doing your research. If you are nervous to meet with the hiring manager and you’re not sure what to expect, you’re not alone. This happens to everyone… Read More »

Why its Time to Incorporate Wellness into Your Company Culture

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It’s hard to deny that hiring in the construction industry has become increasingly difficult over the past few decades.  One way to attract potential employees is to focus on your company culture. Qualified workers are reluctant to overexert themselves for a company that doesn’t seem to care about their needs. Modern workers admit to feeling… Read More »

Are You an Overworked Manager?

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If you find yourself dreading your job, feeling discouraged, or seeing physical and mental signs that something’s not right, you might be getting burned out. If you’re overworked, the symptoms can be anything from some forgetfulness to a serious physical attack. Below we’ve identified some telltale symptoms of burnout, and provided some quick fixes. It’s… Read More »

Swamped with Paperwork? Let a Staffing Firm Do the Dirty Work for You

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Feeling overwhelmed with your workload? As a leader, one of your primary responsibilities is to delegate work. You may feel uneasy assigning tasks to others, but a strong boss knows when to let someone else step in. You’d much rather be on the site with your crew or reviewing the blueprints for an upcoming project… Read More »

To Excel as a Leader, You Must Start with Leading Yourself

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Sometimes it can feel insurmountable to get your team organized and on the same page, and it can be easy to blame others. Your team can’t succeed without proper leadership. Step up and be self-aware of the barriers you may be creating between you and your staff. It’s time for you to take the reins… Read More »

Keeping Cool on the Site in the Summer Heat

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When you’re on site, staying safe is just as important as finishing a project. Productivity depends on staff being smart and responsible. Summer construction sites can heat up, and it’s vital to stay cool and conscious. Here’s the top five ways to stay cool during a job in the summer. Stay Hydrated It’s essential to… Read More »

Top 3 Advertising Tips for Your Construction Business

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The construction industry is a competitive marketplace. With so many companies vying for residential and commercial contracts, your firm must finds ways of standing out and attracting more customers. One way of doing this is with advertisements. While print, radio or television ads are still viable options, online advertising offers a more cost-effective way of… Read More »