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Strategies for Empowering Women in Construction

There is a glaring gender imbalance that has persisted in the construction industry over the years. This imbalance not only reflects outdated stereotypes but also highlights a significant opportunity for growth and innovation within the sector.

By |2024-04-19T13:39:17-04:00March 14th, 2024|Construction Blog|

It’s Time to Make the Shift Towards Skills-Based Hiring

The construction industry stands at a crossroads when it comes to hiring practices. Traditionally, firms have leaned heavily on metrics such as education, past employment, and specific job titles to filter candidates. This approach, while straightforward, often overlooks the nuanced capabilities and potential of individuals.

By |2024-04-19T13:39:12-04:00March 12th, 2024|Construction Blog|

Most Construction Companies Don’t Know How to Incorporate AI

The construction sector finds itself at a pivotal crossroads. A staggering 71% of organizations lack clear guidelines on the integration of AI technologies into their operations, according to recent reports.

By |2024-02-29T17:44:49-05:00February 29th, 2024|Construction Blog|

Navigating the Flood: The Challenge of Sifting Through Construction Job Responses

The construction industry is currently navigating through an unprecedented paradox: despite an abundance of job postings, finding the right candidate has become akin to searching for a needle in a haystack. This scenario presents a unique challenge for employers who are keen to fill positions with qualified candidates but are faced with an overwhelming response to job postings.

By |2024-02-22T13:33:45-05:00February 22nd, 2024|Construction Blog|

Construction Salaries in 2024: On the Rise Amidst a Competitive Market

There has been a notable rise in construction salaries in 2024. With the landscape of the workforce continually evolving, understanding the dynamics of construction salaries is crucial for both employers and employees within the sector.

By |2024-02-27T13:58:55-05:00February 20th, 2024|Construction Blog|

The Rising Tide of Wages: How Labor Shortages are Reshaping the Construction Industry

Labor shortages have led to a significant increase in wages. It is important to understand all the factors contributing to this wage inflation and its implications for the construction industry.

By |2024-02-27T14:01:37-05:00February 13th, 2024|Construction Blog|

Construction Industry’s Talent Demand Leads to a Surge in Wages

The construction industry is witnessing a remarkable surge in demand for skilled labor, a trend that's reshaping the employment landscape and pushing wages to unprecedented heights. A recent report from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) sheds light on this phenomenon, indicating a robust future for those considering a career in construction.

By |2024-02-08T13:03:14-05:00February 8th, 2024|Construction Blog|

How Construction Leaders Can Capitalize on America’s $500 Billion Manufacturing Surge

The unprecedented push to bring manufacturing back to the United States has opened a window of extraordinary opportunity for the construction industry. Manufacturing investment reached historic highs in 2023, with real private manufacturing construction investment reaching its highest level in 2023 Q3. This indicates a significant uptick in manufacturing construction activity.

By |2024-02-06T13:24:55-05:00February 6th, 2024|Construction Blog|
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