9 Must-Follow LinkedIn Pages for the Commercial Construction Industry

//9 Must-Follow LinkedIn Pages for the Commercial Construction Industry

9 Must-Follow LinkedIn Pages for the Commercial Construction Industry

Whether you’re a candidate searching for construction careers, or a company owner in the industry, there are several reasons why you should already be using LinkedIn to bolster your professional network. Many of the top companies in the commercial construction industry use LinkedIn to connect with construction professionals and highlight their current and past projects. LinkedIn is also a great tool for researching businesses that you might be interested in working for. Candidates can discover detailed business profiles and even connect with people who work for other firms. You can also join groups to engage with other professionals and follow pages of other influential people in your field. Here are just a few of the top LinkedIn pages you should be following if you’re in the construction industry.

  1. Your Own Company

    Follow your own company to stay up to date with new advancements and development. You can also follow companies that you’re working with, to learn about new job openings that might interest you, new projects, leadership changes, etc. If you’re interested in working for a specific company, then research their LinkedIn page when you are preparing for an interview to acquire knowledge about their corporate philosophy and overall work culture.

  2. Top 10 Contractors in Your Area

    If you want to stay in the loop about new projects in your region, as well as potential employers then consider adding all of the top contractors to your network.

  3. Construction Dive

    Construction Dive is a great resource for all of the latest news in commercial and residential construction, as well as design, green building, regulation, technology innovations, and much more.

  4. Construction Who’s Who

    This page touts itself as the world’s largest social media network for the construction industry, reaching out to over 185,000 professionals globally on social media. This makes it a great resource to keep you in the construction loop.

  5. Engineering News-Record (ENR)

    ENR is the construction industry’s essential and trusted independent source of news and analysis. ENR’s worldwide audience includes contractors, project owners, engineers, architects, government regulators and industry suppliers.

  6. Construction News

    Construction News is a leading UK construction industry weekly publication. They offer exclusive access to the latest and biggest news stories, high profile interviews, expert analysis and comment, construction industry trends and forecasts.

  7. Linking Construction

    This popular LinkedIn group is a global forum with over 159,000 Construction Professionals.

  8. Construction Project Management

    This is a forum where professionals in Civil Engineering and Construction Project Management can share their views and experiences.

  9. Turner Construction Company

    Candidates can view open jobs with the North America-based, international construction services company. They are renowned for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees, and community.

Once you’ve joined groups and established connections with some top pages, it’s time to leverage your LinkedIn presence through active engagement. Contribute and ask questions if you want to maximize your LinkedIn relationships.

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By | 2018-12-03T17:00:28-04:00 December 6th, 2018|Construction Blog|

About the Author:

The Birmingham Group has been serving the construction industry since 1967. Brian Binke took over the firm in 1995 and since that time, he has personally placed over 1200 construction managers and senior leaders, with company revenues ranging from $10 million dollars to the largest ENR 400 companies in the industry. Brian is an industry innovator, with a specialized skillset in construction. His keen understanding of business, the construction industry, and ability to effectively match and recruit top leaders has led to many accolades. He was ranked the #1 International Billing Owner in the construction industry for his own personal production and has been consistently recognized as one of the Top 10 International Billing Owners out of 800 owners worldwide. This includes owners across every industry. In 2013, Brian was awarded the #1 International Billing Owner within the entire network. For over two decades, Brian has been considered one of the most influential thought leaders in the construction industry. His business and construction knowledge are used as a resource for some of the nation’s most prominent publications. In the past year alone, Brian has been quoted in or authored articles for The Wall Street Journal, CBS News, MoneyWatch, Construction Today, ConstructionDive, United Rentals, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine, American Express, Builder Magazine, and Human Resource Executive, among others. "I believe companies are a lot like sports teams. The team with the best players usually wins. It is my passion to deliver the absolute best talent to my client companies – the market’s top performers, the talent that every company wants to hire but which seldom seems available. To put it simply, I thrive on helping my clients build their Dream Team." - Brian Binke, The Birmingham Group

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