Posts Tagged: Construction Industry Staffing Agency

Leadership’s Role in Creating a Best-in-Class Construction Safety Program

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A successful construction safety program begins at the top. Leadership influences the behavior that occurs at lower levels. Leadership’s support in prioritizing and leading the company’s construction safety program is important. The workforce’s safety must be at least as important as the quality, productivity, and profitability of construction projects. Leadership must remain visibly involved in… Read More »

Highlight These Skills in Your Next Construction Interview

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A construction interview is designed to show you have the skills required to fulfill the job duties and responsibilities. You need to show you have the construction knowledge, physical capability, and learning ability to perform the work. Having an idea of the skills you may be asked about lets you prepare for your interview. The… Read More »

Looking for Your Next Construction Job? Be Prepared to Answer These Questions

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Preparation for your next construction interview is important. You need to show you are dependable and adaptable, take direction well, use sound judgment, and have the physical ability to complete the work. Your ability to handle heavy workloads, demanding duties, and tight schedules while working with diverse team members also is important. Your knowledge of… Read More »

Top Hazards for Pipe Fitters

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Assembling and installing the pipes used in heating, cooling, steam, hot water, and lubrication and processing systems is a hazardous job. The same is true for assembling the materials, threading and hammering the pipes, altering the pipe sizes, and securing the pipes to tanks and walls. Many of these hazards were mentioned in a previous… 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 »

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 »