Posts Tagged: Construction Hiring

Should You Reconsider Your Pre-Employment Screening?

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With the Great Resignation happening, you may be looking for ways to speed up your hiring process. This lets you bring aboard qualified applicants while they’re still looking for positions. One method you may be considering is the elimination of your pre-employment screening process. Eliminating this step would free up time to extend more job… Read More »

6 Ways to Have an Effective Performance Appraisal

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A performance appraisal lets an employee and their manager discuss the employee’s performance, goals, and future development opportunities. This typically includes reviewing previously set objectives, setting new objectives for the next review period, and taking notes on the discussion. A performance appraisal often is used along with other performance assessment tools. Examples include the following:… 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 »

Apprenticeships Aren’t Just for Recent Grads

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If you’re out of work or looking for a career change, you may be interested in entering the construction industry. Or, if you work in the field, you might want to retrain for a different career path. In any case, an apprenticeship may be beneficial for you. An apprenticeship is not targeted just at recent… Read More »

A Confined Space Rescue Plan Can Help You Avoid Jobsite Injuries

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Working in a confined space can be dangerous. A confined space typically has a limited number of entryways and exits. This makes it difficult to evacuate in an emergency. As a result, you need a comprehensive confined space rescue plan to ensure your workers can get out if their safety is at risk. The following… Read More »

Keeping Your Construction Team Safe: Workplace Safety Month

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Emphasizing the importance of construction safety is important at all times. This is especially true during June, which is Safety Month. As the temperatures and humidity rise, your construction team likely faces increasing risks while on the job. This is why taking precautions is even more important. Focusing on small steps can make a big… 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 »

4 Construction Degrees

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If you want a career in the construction industry, you may decide to pursue a degree in the field that interests you. Most degree programs teach cost estimating, building materials, and blueprint reading. You might learn accounting, quality control, and communications as well. If your program involves field experience, you would get a head start… Read More »

These Technologies Are Shaping the Future of Construction

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When the coronavirus started spreading in 2020, construction quickly began using digital tools for virtual collaboration and remote site monitoring. Two years later, many of these solutions have become part of daily operations and strategic planning. The implementation of new construction technology will continue to impact the industry for many years. As the technology catches… Read More »

Negotiating Rates as a Construction Job Seeker

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Successful negotiation of the pay rate you want for your construction job is important. You must be able to support the lifestyle you desire and be able to retire on schedule. Even if you do not like to negotiate, it is an important skill that impacts your income. This is why practicing your negotiation skills… Read More »