Posts Tagged: construction employment agencies

How to Get Fired From Your Temporary Construction Job

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As a construction temp, you have already showed your competency – a recruiter placed you, after all. But if you want to maintain that relationship or secure a permanent career, you have to stay on top. From your first day, your coworkers will be forming opinions about your talent, ability and work ethic … everything… Read More »

How to Improve Relationships Between Temporary and Permanent Workers for a More Productive Workplace

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You just won an incredible construction bid, but as you look out over your crew, you aren’t sure they can handle the load. If you’re facing this, or a similar scenario, it might be time to pull in a few high-quality temporary workers. Sometimes temp employees, especially on a construction site, can make your permanent… Read More »

Tips to Alleviate Stress on the Job

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Working under stressful conditions can take a serious emotional and physical toll, especially in the construction industry. There is an amount of stress that you can expect, like cutting projects close to the deadline or working on a crew that’s a man or two too short. However, other preventable, yet more serious situations, like hazardous… Read More »

Should You Have a Resume for a Job in the Construction Industry?

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Whether you’re a job site manager, superintendent, a skilled laborer, a specialized tradesman, an entry-level employee, or any other construction site worker, you need to show off your skills when applying for a job opening. While you may fill out an application either way, your resume is the place to showcase your professional experience and… Read More »

Are You Hiring Good Personalities?

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What kind of personality is the best fit for construction? When you look at the diversity of a typical job site, it’s hard – at first – to see a common thread. However, this type of work attracts a certain type of individual – regardless of race, religion or gender. That’s why it’s important to… Read More »

How to Respectfully Let an Employee Go

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Layoffs are uncomfortable for everyone involved, not just the individual employee being let go. If your construction company has decided to lay off employees or terminate one specific worker, there are steps you can take to be respectful to the worker, as well as keep morale up, especially on a busy or stressful job site.… Read More »

Can I Get a Construction Job Without Experience?

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It’s not uncommon for a job site to have varying levels of experience. Some workers have been in the industry for decades, while others are just starting out. Each job you have performed in the past will have similarities and differences, even if the industries are completely different. Regardless, the construction industry is experiencing an… Read More »

Is it Time to Grow Your Small Construction Business?

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Do you have construction projects lined up for the rest of the year? Do you have loyal clients who contract your small construction firm over and over again? Are your profits higher than ever, and your turnover the lowest it’s been in years? It might be time to consider growing your small construction business. Congratulations!… Read More »

4 Ways to Prevent Performance Bottlenecks on the Job Site

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Performance bottlenecks can be a major setback on any job site, resulting in production delays and loss of revenue. What’s worse, if these lags happen repeatedly, it could significantly impact your construction firm’s reputation. Bottlenecks in construction performance most often occur when workers have difficulty completing their tasks on time or when jobs overlap that… Read More »

Implement a New HR Policy the Right Way

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HR policies are the backbone of every business. They lay the foundation for best employment practices, inclusive workplace cultures and strong employee work ethic. This is especially important on a construction site, as crews tend to be extremely diverse in age, ethnicity and gender. Whether your project consists of one building or one hundred, developing… Read More »