Posts Tagged: construction employment agency

Improve Your Leadership Skills 1/12: Have a Clear Vision

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The first in our leadership series, this post will show you one of the many ways you can get ahead by improving your leadership abilities. Take the time to share your vision, your mission, and your goals with your team. Your job as a leader is to provide a clear path that your team can… Read More »

5 Essential Skills Needed to Become A Construction Worker

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The construction industry demands a high level of dedication. It takes many qualities to stand out as a construction worker, but here are the top five we look for when screening for talent. If you want to get a premium gig on a work site, you’ll need to show these five essential skills in an… Read More »

Staying Safe in the Winter

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The winter can bring bad weather to the job site. Even in the Southeast U.S. our  recruits face wind, rain, hail, and ice. Keeping your team safe is essential to fostering a productive office environment, and keeping your projects running all season long. Here’s how to help your staff stay safe. Secure the Area Start… Read More »

Lights Out! How to Handle Your First Night Shift

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The night shift has some advantages but it also brings some challenges. If it’s your first time working a late shift, take every opportunity to ready yourself for this change. A new work schedule will be no trouble if you take a few extra steps to make it through. Here are some tips to help… Read More »

The Dangers of a Disconnected Supervisor

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Turnover. Low performance. Missed deadlines. The cost of a disengaged boss reaches far and deep. Engagement is key to motivating workers, especially in a high-risk industry where every mistake matters. Today we’ll show you how to spot a bad supervisor and how to address it. They Make Mistakes A disconnected, out-of-the-loop boss will often make… Read More »

The Most Common Safety Accidents – And How to Avoid Them

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Construction work is a dangerous business. Even the smallest mistakes can generate disastrous outcomes. This post will look at common safety slip-ups and make sure they don’t happen on your worksite. Slipping, Tripping, and Falling The most prevalent workplace accident falls into this category: slips, trips, and falls. It’s important to be proactive to avoid… Read More »

5 Signs of a Burned Out Employee

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Some parts of your job are great, some less than exciting. When you feel that balance slipping and you’re overwhelmed with responsibility, that’s the feeling of burnout. A pattern of debilitating tension that surpasses daily stresses is known as burnout. Here are five ways you can spot if an employee is experiencing it. 1) Irritation… Read More »

“Oh, S%&!” How to Handle a Screw up at Work

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Even the best of us can make a mistake while on the job. Whether it’s a missed email or an inaccurate purchase order, the stakes can be higher than you’d expect. If you’re kicking yourself and struggling to rectify a professional error, we’re here to help you handle the screw up in the best way… Read More »

Reducing Turnover With Young Employees

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The hard-working construction industry conquers many obstacles, but one of the biggest issues facing managers is employee turnover. Young laborers are leaving their post and even the industry at a troubling rate. This is problematic because thousands of baby boomers are retiring without replacements, and talent becomes scarce quickly. We’re here to help you reduce… Read More »

Tips to Protect Your Skin Against the Sun

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Summer means lots of construction projects, outdoor activities, and scalding sunshine. When you’re out on a job especially in the summer months, it’s essential to protect yourself. It’s not uncommon in the construction industry to take on a full week of outdoor tasks in 90+ degree heat. It can be especially dangerous if you are… Read More »