Posts Tagged: Construction Project Staffing

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 »

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 »

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 »

5 Tips for Inexperienced Construction Project Managers

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When you become a project manager, you take on additional expectations for performance and responsibilities. As you go through this learning phase, you likely want all the navigation help you can get. The more you know, the better you can adhere to safety and quality standards while finishing a project on time.   Implement these… Read More »

Top Traits to Look For in a Great Boss

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On the job hunt? We all know that getting a position is all about finding the right fit. But sometimes that match is less about the specific role and more about who you’ll report to. Here are our top traits you should seek in a boss. Active Listener As an employee, you need a supervisor… Read More »

Tips for Controlling Construction Project Costs

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As a project manager or construction professional, it’s your duty to start any task with a clear plan. Creating the right budget for a job is essential to a successful, profitable project. It can be difficult to manage costs as obstacles come up throughout the construction project. To manage your time and money in the… Read More »