Posts Tagged: skilled trades staffing

How Much Can You Earn as a Carpenter?

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If you’re looking to channel your construction skills into a more specific industry, carpentry may be the discipline for you. Carpentry requires a precise eye and dedication, but can be rewarding. A career in this field can create a steady income for you to rely on. However, the path you take can increase your income… Read More »

Should Your Company Start a Ride-Sharing Program?

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These days, there are many ways to stay competitive and make your workplace the most efficient environment possible. If your company is dealing with unreliable workers and you want to increase your company’s efficiency, consider starting a ride-sharing program to keep your operations running smoothly. Find out if this is the answer to your workplace… Read More »

Cost Estimation Review: Get Construction Project Estimations Right

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Overhead and labor can be expensive, but the devil is in the details: project estimations. Using an educated guess to accurately predict cost can be unreliable, but it’s the best tool we have. Ahead, you’ll find some advice on common cost estimation issues to get the job done quickly and efficiently. Chart a Course The… Read More »

Five Tips to Motivate Your Construction Team in 2017!

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Motivation is an essential responsibility when supervising a construction team. Managing your staff can be tough when your people are less-than-enthusiastic about the job. When you’re heading into a new year looking for new ways to lead your staff into an efficient season, you’ll want to know how best to keep them on task. CCS… Read More »

Why Are There So Many Unfilled Jobs in the Construction Industry?

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Construction labor in the coming years will see difficulty in filling new positions. Since the recession, it’s been difficult to train and maintain talented construction workers. Here’s a look at why unemployment is so low, yet there are so many unfilled construction jobs. Skill Level The average applicant doesn’t have the matching skills the desired… Read More »

How to Break into Construction Without Experience

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Becoming a construction worker can provide a solid job and allow for an alternate work scenario than the typical office 9-to-5. Construction is an essential job that provides workers with the opportunity to create infrastructure and be a part of the fabric of society. Breaking into construction starts with an entry-level position, usually referred to… Read More »

What To Do When You Don’t Receive Payment

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It happens to everyone: you do a great job, provide fine service, and for whatever reason, the payment never comes. You’ve executed a project exactly how it was outlined, and yet you’re being shorted, or they’re dodging any kind of payment at all. Someone owes you money, and you’re stuck dealing with their voice mailbox,… Read More »

Can You Spot a Top Performer?

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Any construction business owner will tell you – job responsibilities, for both temporary workers and permanent employees, are far more complex with new technology and innovations in building materials. Your top performers need to have the the skills to work this high-tech equipment and the knowledge to adapt when new ones roll in. In order… Read More »

What to Expect in the Construction Industry in 2016

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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 »

Should You Have a Resume for a Job in the Construction Industry?

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Whether you’re a job site manager, superintendent, a skilled laborer, a specialized tradesman, an entry-level employee, or any other construction site worker, you need to show off your skills when applying for a job opening. While you may fill out an application either way, your resume is the place to showcase your professional experience and… Read More »