Posts Tagged: skilled trades staffing

What 4 Skills Should You Look for in Your Next Electrician?

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Hiring trades can be tough if you don’t know what to look for. Throughout the construction industry, experienced electricians can be hard to come by. If you’re seeking a new electrician to add to your team, here are four traits they must have.  1. Electrician Experience  Our recruiters often look for approximately five years of… Read More »

Easy Tips to Protect Your Skin Against the Sun

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As a construction professional, you know that a day on site can mean hours of laboring in the intense heat of the sun. Being safe and responsible on the job includes taking care of yourself when it comes to the dangers of your skin under the hot sun without protection. Seasoned laborers know that once… Read More »

Why You Need an ‘Elevator Pitch’ to Find a Construction Job

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Picture this: you run into a hiring manager for a top construction company, or a high-caliber project management professional. You have less than a minute to make your case as to why they should hire you. Being prepared for this scenario will open professional doors you may have never expected. Narrowing your pitch to ensure… Read More »

Don’t Forget About the Punch List

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In the construction industry, it’s all about time, money, and safety.  When a project is conceived, a solid foundation must be built by careful planning. This project will be successful if you’re able to stay on schedule, be mindful of costs and regulations, and always check your punch list. This post identifies why you need… Read More »

Managing Different Generations on the Job

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You’ve heard talk about millennials: they want things a certain way, they’re tech-immersed, they have different ideas about a work-life balance. In fact, research shows that millennials are like no generation before them; however, the same goes for baby boomers and generation X. A successful manager is ready to take on the challenge of leading… Read More »

Commit to Being More Coachable at Work

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Candidates for any job need to show professionalism and experience. You may be wondering; how can I stand out among the rest? If you’re seeking construction work, you’ve got to be willing to make tough calls and share some serious responsibility. As an employee in a competitive industry, you have to be prepare for intense… Read More »

Tips for Maximizing Construction Project Management

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Managing work on a construction site can be overwhelming. Whether it’s the day to day emails or large scale building projects, you need to have your work in order. Staying organized is essential to getting everything done. Being able to coordinate tasks and delegate responsibility is essential to being a construction project manager. Here at… Read More »

Are You an Overworked Manager?

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If you find yourself dreading your job, feeling discouraged, or seeing physical and mental signs that something’s not right, you might be getting burned out. If you’re overworked, the symptoms can be anything from some forgetfulness to a serious physical attack. Below we’ve identified some telltale symptoms of burnout, and provided some quick fixes. It’s… Read More »

How to Stay Optimistic and Build Confidence During a Tough Job Search

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Optimism is a choice made each day. Any job search is tough, whether it’s in construction, clerical work, or even management. It’s an equalizer: Exhausting, frustrating, and time-consuming. As much as a difficult job hunt can be discouraging, it’s essential to stay focused and positive. We’ll show you how to boost your self-esteem and your… Read More »

Want to Increase Productivity? Get Your Employees to Be More Engaged

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2017: Time for you to make the most of your leadership role, and your team’s potential! This is the year you maximize the best ideas your team has, and help to keep them driven and motivated. This requires a staff that is engaged in their work. Often, particularly after a holiday slump, it’s easy for… Read More »