Posts Tagged: Construction Industry Staffing Firm

What to Wear to a Plumber Interview

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First impressions matter during an interview. Your attire and behavior impact whether you move forward in the hiring process. You can make a positive impression on the interviewer by dressing appropriately for the role you desire. This shows you are skilled, experienced, and competent to perform the work. Because a plumber job prioritizes practicality, you… Read More »

How to Manage Construction Workers Effectively

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Construction workers play an important role in executing a project. Successfully managing these workers helps them feel valued and respected. This increases worker motivation, engagement, and productivity. Effectively managing construction workers helps complete projects on time and within budget. This makes the workforce the company’s most valuable asset. As a result, construction workers must be… Read More »

How to Deal with Layoffs as a Construction Manager

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  As a construction manager, one of the most challenging parts of your job involves laying off your employees. This can create uncertainty and fear among your workforce. As a result, you must conduct layoffs with professionalism, empathy, and compassion. This helps your remaining employees feel encouraged by your caring methods for handling the bad… Read More »

How to Ace Different Job Interview Formats

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  Construction job interview formats have overlapping characteristics. Virtually all formats require researching the company and role, answering practice questions, and developing questions for the interviewer. However, each job interview format slightly differs from the others. Understanding these differences lets you prepare for each. The more effective your preparation, the more likely you will land… Read More »

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 »

How Data Will Impact the Future of Construction

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Real-time visibility and access to data and insights are required to make fast decisions in the construction industry. According to the Autodesk and FMI study Harnessing the Data Advantage in Construction, the volume of available project data has doubled in the past 3 years. However, one-third of bad decisions were made because of bad data.… 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 »

Back to Basics: Electrician Tips for Beginners

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When starting your career as an electrician, it’s important to establish safety habits. Because working with electricity can be hazardous, you need to take the proper precautions. These tips can help. Follow these guidelines to stay safe when working as an electrician. Work with a Partner Always bring a partner to perform electrical work. This… 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 »

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 »