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Retention in Construction Begins with Recruiting

Every business must deal with hiring new help, but the construction industry has a more difficult time than others in retaining new hires. There are many factors that play into this, such as generational tendencies, the ability to be flexible, and so much more. Consider some of the following ways you can [...]

By |2021-11-28T18:43:31-05:00November 18th, 2021|Construction Blog|

Can the Construction Industry Attract Gen Z Workers?

Before you can attract Gen Z workers, you are going to need to know the difference between millennials and Generation Z workers.  Understand Gen Z The first thing you need to do is understand what is different between Gen Z workers and millennials. Understanding that millennials grew up with Boomers for parents [...]

By |2021-11-28T18:27:06-05:00November 16th, 2021|Construction Blog|

Increase Inclusion to Attract New Workers

Those in the construction industry are always searching for ways to recruit new workers, especially with the recent labor shortage. One of the best ways to attract new talent is by increasing inclusion.   Explore the importance of inclusion in the workplace and what construction recruiters can do to increase it.   [...]

By |2021-11-14T17:29:06-05:00November 11th, 2021|Construction Blog|

‘Striketober’ Leaves Hiring Gap in Construction Industry

It only looks at recent headlines to see that employees across various industries participated in “Striketober.” That is the popularized term referring to the fact that so many workers across the construction industry went on strike in October. While construction strikes haven’t been at the forefront of the Striketober headlines, the construction [...]

By |2021-11-14T17:10:16-05:00November 9th, 2021|Construction Blog|

Why Clear Communication Is Critical in the Construction Industry

Across the board, when successful construction companies get asked what the key to their success is, they respond that clear communication is an essential factor. Why Clear Communication Is Critical on Construction Sites It helps build and sustain relationships. These are the lifeblood of the construction business. Decisions are made on relationships [...]

By |2021-10-31T18:05:46-04:00November 4th, 2021|Construction Blog|

VR Technology in Construction Is Changing the Game

Technology is constantly changing nearly every industry around the world, including that of construction. Specifically, virtual reality or VR technology is making significant changes. Construction companies have found applications for modern VR technology that span projects, including training, design, and safety. Creating VR Technology Designs for Construction and Pitching Them When projects [...]

By |2021-10-31T17:40:22-04:00November 4th, 2021|Construction Blog|

Safety Tips that Heavy Equipment Operators Need to Know

Whether working as a heavy equipment operator or hiring one for your construction company, it is crucial to be familiar with the proper safety guidelines. The following safety tips are the most important for workers in this role. Proper Training Is Essential for Heavy Equipment Operators The most important safety tip is [...]

By |2021-10-31T17:12:44-04:00October 28th, 2021|Construction Blog|

Construction Industry Safety Continues to Improve — Here’s Why

Looking at data on construction industry safety shows improvements over time. Examine the data to see the extent of the upgrades before looking at why the industry has become safer. Important Figures on Improvements to Construction Industry Safety Before OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) was created in 1971, experts estimated that 14,000 people [...]

By |2021-10-31T16:37:35-04:00October 26th, 2021|Construction Blog|

Benefits Millennials Want in Their New Job

Anyone in recruiting or hiring should make it a point to know what benefits millennials want, as millennial employees cite workplace benefits among their top three reasons for changing jobs. Given the intense competition to attract talent, having the best benefits is important, especially in a field like construction that is facing [...]

By |2021-10-24T17:44:32-04:00October 24th, 2021|Construction Blog|

Interviewers Love It When Construction Candidates Follow Up After the Interview

Everyone has at least one interview at some point in their life, and when your turn comes, following up with the interviewer afterward is crucial. Generally, there are three times you can send an email their way. One follow-up email, one check-in email, and then another to keep in touch. Why Should [...]

By |2021-10-24T17:29:37-04:00October 19th, 2021|Construction Blog|
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