Posts Tagged: Construction Industry Staffing Firm

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 »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 8/12: How to Make Your Workers Feel Valued

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As the eighth installment of our leadership series, we’re focusing on the best ways to empower your team and lead your staff to a successful outcome. No matter what you’re working on or what your organization takes on, you need to make your staff a priority. Here are a few of the best ways to make… Read More »

The Skills You Need to Become a Great Plumber

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In the skilled trades industry, there are often many opportunities to develop a specific trade in order to excel. Plumbing is an ideal career path because of the options and potential. You can pursue the traditional path and consult as a residential plumber, or you can explore commercial plumbing gigs and concentrate on large-scale plumbing… Read More »

How To Reduce Construction Worker Turnover

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As a construction manager, you know how hard it can be to fill positions. With low unemployment and high demand, it seems like the best laborers get snatched up before jobs are even posted. That’s why it’s essential for you to reduce turnover. Maintaining your existing staff becomes even more imperative and the busy season… Read More »

How Cutting Back on Coffee can Increase your Energy!

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It seems counterintuitive: how would reducing coffee intake give you more energy? We can prove it! While a great cup of coffee can be the perfect fuel to help you tackle your morning tasks, we’ll show you the positive impact that cutting back on coffee can provide. Finding Substitutes If you drink coffee because you… Read More »

5 Apps to Keep Your Brain Active on Breaks

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When you’re on the construction site, sometimes work can be numbing. Whether you’re performing an assembly line type of task or you’re waiting on someone else before you can resume your duties, it’s easy to feel sluggish. To keep your brain active during the day, we’re here to recommend our five favorite phone apps that… Read More »

Resume Tip: Be Specific With Your Accomplishments

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Job seekers know the importance of creating the ideal resume. But most don’t know the secret to a perfect set of application materials: specifics. Only novice candidates think that a longer resume holds more merit than a concise one. If you’re looking for a new position, it’s essential to make sure your employer knows precisely… Read More »

Top 3 Skills Needed to Be a Successful Electrician

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Honing your construction skills for a specific craft is a lot of work. Your construction abilities can come in handy if you want to transition into a career as an electrician. But it takes more than some hard work to be a successful electrician. These are the top three tools you’ll need in your belt… Read More »

5 Essential Skills Needed to Become A Construction Worker

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The construction industry demands a high level of dedication. It takes many qualities to stand out as a construction worker, but here are the top five we look for when screening for talent. If you want to get a premium gig on a work site, you’ll need to show these five essential skills in an… Read More »

Reducing Turnover With Young Employees

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The hard-working construction industry conquers many obstacles, but one of the biggest issues facing managers is employee turnover. Young laborers are leaving their post and even the industry at a troubling rate. This is problematic because thousands of baby boomers are retiring without replacements, and talent becomes scarce quickly. We’re here to help you reduce… Read More »