Posts Tagged: Construction Industry Staffing Agency

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 »

Safety Isn’t Just Physical: 9 Mental Health Safety Tips

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The fact that May is Mental Health Month emphasizes how important mental wellness is. This is especially true for construction workers. Construction workers need to maintain mental wellness so they can devote their attention and energy to their tasks. This lets the workers meet the rigorous demands of their jobs and move forward on projects.… Read More »

How to Build a Construction Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

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There is growing awareness throughout the U.S. of the inequities that underrepresented communities face in the workforce. Construction is one industry that needs significant improvement in the area of diversity and inclusion. Low percentages of the construction workforce are female, Black, or Latinx. At the same time, the industry is facing a labor shortage. Casting… 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 »

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 »

6 Safety Tips for Sheet Metal Workers

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Your work with sheet metal involves making, installing, and maintaining heating, ventilation, and air duct (HVAC) systems. It includes cutting raw materials to form and fasten them to create metal building equipment, signs, or vehicles for construction sites. As a result, working with sheet metal requires specialized training on hazards, equipment, and best work practices… 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 »

Plumber Safety Tips

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Because your role as a plumber often involves working in unsafe circumstances, you have to take measures to protect yourself. Working in confined spaces near electricity and water, as well as being exposed to dangerous substances, is common on job sites. This is why you must keep yourself safe while resolving plumbing issues.    … Read More »

Fall Clearance: How to Correctly Calculate

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If you or your construction team work at heights, you must understand how to effectively calculate fall clearance. This is the distance needed to prevent a worker from hitting the ground or lower level in case of a fall.  Because even a small miscalculation can result in serious injury or death, accuracy is essential. Follow… Read More »

Answering the Interview Question “Tell Me About a Time You Had to Sacrifice Quality to Finish a Job”

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When asked about finishing your construction work on time, you need to show that quality always comes first. Because you understand that your work needs to be done right, you must show this when you answer interview questions. It is important that you not sacrifice quality just to get the job done faster.   Follow… Read More »