Posts Tagged: Construction Industry Staffing Firm

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 »

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 »

How to Upskill Project Managers

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The United States is entering a time of unprecedented investment in infrastructure. This is good news for the construction industry. However, it raises concerns about whether the industry is investing enough in its workers to meet the growing demand. The construction industry remains one of the least digitized industries in the world. As a result,… Read More »

Get Your Construction Projects Back on Track

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Getting a construction project back to its baseline schedule is not easy. This is especially true for large-scale, complex projects with timelines covering years between launch and completion. Adverse weather conditions, material defects, equipment malfunction, supply chain issues, and labor shortages commonly impact on-time delivery. Overcoming these delays can involve having general contractors use the… Read More »

How to Be Successful in Your New HVAC Job

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Beginning your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) career can be stressful. Although you learned a lot in your classes, putting your knowledge and skills into practice is not always easy. You face a variety of challenges that are unique to your field. This is especially true when it comes to diagnosing a problem. Fortunately,… 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 »

Controlling Construction Costs: Improving Inventory Management

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Managing inventory is one of the biggest challenges in growing a construction business. Your need for material supplies grows along with your company. This is why managing supply levels and the availability of equipment is important. You need to ensure each project is delivered on time and within budget. Part of the process involves knowing… Read More »

The Impact of the Skills Gap During a Labor Shortage

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There are two main reasons for the shortage in construction labor. One is that experienced workers have been retiring or looking for work in other fields since the Great Recession. The other is that the number of workers attracted to the construction industry continues to decline. As a result, it continues to be increasingly hard… Read More »