Posts Tagged: Construction Industry Staffing Experts

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 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 »

3 Ways to Make Construction Workers’ Mental and Physical Health a Priority

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  Safe and effective work on a construction site involves providing support for your workers’ mental and physical health. Workers who experience overall wellness are likely to pay close attention to their tasks, maintain optimal energy levels, and meet the rigorous demands of their jobs. This lowers the odds of taking time off due to… Read More »

5 Tips for an Effective Performance Appraisal

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A performance appraisal is one way to provide feedback on an employee’s contributions and results. This lets you set goals and clarify how success will be measured. It also lets you praise the employee for their positive results and suggest steps for improvement in other areas. Planning the discussion in advance ensures you cover the… Read More »

In-Demand Skilled Trades: HVAC

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If you are looking to start or switch your career, have you considered becoming a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) technician? Because of the skilled labor shortage, more women and men are needed to work in this field. With all of the opportunities available, you can build a steady, stable career. Learn what a… Read More »

Dressing the Part for Your Construction Interview

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When interviewing for a construction job, the way you dress impacts the interviewer’s first impression of you. This is why you need the proper attire to show you are a good fit for the role. You should feel more confident, which can help you build rapport and provide strong answers during the discussion.    … Read More »

Are You Ruining Your Employment Opportunities with These Resume Mistakes?

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Creating a resume should be the best reflection of you: on paper. You won’t get a chance to show off your personality until you snag an interview, so it’s important that you make a great impression. Avoid ruining any future job opportunities by being mindful of these common resume mistakes. Too Long One of the… Read More »

Controlling Construction Costs 2/5: Expert Estimation

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For the next installment of our blog series on controlling construction costs, we’re talking expert estimation. Outside of your workers and keeping them safe, the most important thing to pay attention to during a construction project is the capital. Managing your money is critical to An accurate and educated cost assessment before a project begins… Read More »

Is Friendly Competition the Key to a Productive Jobsite?

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Some bosses try to motivate with love; others with fear. If you are making an effort to be the most effective leader possible, it’s important to ensure you’re getting through to your team. Think about what works for you, and what you’ve seen succeed in practice. Today, we’re taking a look at one option: good… Read More »