Posts Tagged: Construction Recruiters

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 »

6 Ways to Develop and Support Leadership

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    Developing leadership skills in your team members is important for company growth. The more opportunities you provide your team members to take leadership roles, the more comfortable they will be. This creates a foundation to take on more challenging positions as your organization grows.   Follow these guidelines to develop and support leadership… 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 »

5 Reasons to Prioritize Workplace Diversity

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Diversity is a loaded buzzword these days, but what does it mean to your organization? How can you encourage diversity with a sincere effort? If you’re a construction manager wondering what this means for you and your team, check out our top five tips on why you should prioritize workplace diversity below: 1. New Perspectives… Read More »

5 Best Staffing Practices for 2021

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After a rough 2020, we’ve learned to adapt the hiring process. There are new hiring techniques, new interviewing processes, and changes in onboarding and day-to-day work. We’re here to talk about the best staffing practices for 2021. 1) Rethink the Resume If you’re truly looking for the best candidate for the job, you need to… Read More »

How to Deal With Ghosting on the Worksite

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The season of scares and thrills is upon us, and many people love a good spooky moment. As Halloween draws closer, however, you don’t want to experience anything scary while on the job. One of the scariest moments on the job is when your people flake. You lose time and money all at once, and… Read More »

Best Approach To Running a Lean Construction Business

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Construction Executive

In 2018, it’s more important than ever to focus on conservation. You may be thinking, how is it possible to run a lean construction business? Lean construction is a collaborative method of building some clients prefer, which aims to reduce time, money, and waste. Between sourcing materials and utilizing all the right parts, it can… Read More »

How to Write Job Postings that Will Attract Top Construction Workers

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Construction Staffing

All job postings that draw in terrific candidates have one thing in common – they are direct. Grab attention by advertising exactly what you’re looking for. Read on to find out what to write, and how to create the perfect posting to reach your intended audience. Details Be descriptive about what skills you’re looking for… Read More »

5 Ways to be a Successful Leader in Construction: A Lesson From Execs

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Construction Executive

For construction employees who are called to lead, a job site is never about a paycheck; it goes much further than that. Skilled tradesmen who emerge into leadership positions, especially in commercial construction projects, are driven to create high quality workmanship, facilitate timely production or develop a satisfying job site environment. As leaders, we must… Read More »

What to Expect in the Construction Industry in 2016

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Construction Staffing

2016 will be an exciting time for residential and commercial construction companies, which means there will be plenty of opportunities for construction employees. According to Construction Dive: Spending on nonresidential construction projects will increase by around eight percent in 2016. New office and hotel projects are leading the commercial construction industry and those projections are… Read More »