Posts Tagged: Construction Recruiting

2023 Construction Trends

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  The construction industry continuously is changing. New technologies and methods lead to ongoing improvements in the field. Remaining aware of these changes is imperative. Knowing what to expect impacts your team and company. This lets you prepare accordingly. Look for these construction trends in 2023. Remodels Kitchen and bathroom remodeling and basement refinishing projects… Read More »

Preparing the Workforce for Offshore Wind Jobs

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  One of the latest developments in the construction industry is the offshore wind sector. This is especially popular in the northeastern United States. The U.S. Department of Energy’s 2021 Offshore Wind Market Report shows that American offshore wind power generation grew by 24% in 2020. This increase is expected to continue. As a result,… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Recruiting Doesn’t Stop after You Make a Hire

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Many construction firms struggle with keeping open positions filled. Adequate training, time constraints and skills gaps are all reasons that many business owners in the construction industry experience high turnover. That’s why it’s vital that you have a recruitment process that doesn’t stop just because a position has been filled. Vacant positions cost construction firms… Read More »