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CEO of The Birmingham Group, Brian Binke, Authored “Labor Shortage Solutions: Steps to Take” Featured in Construction Today

9/17/2018: Brian Binke Featured in Construction Today Even though we are aware of the many factors that caused the skilled labor crisis, and there’s still no universal remedy for the labor shortage, there are some recommended steps that organizations can take to help attract and retain talent in the construction industry. What [...]

By | 2018-09-17T12:56:54+00:00 September 17th, 2018|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group, Featured in Wall Street Journal

9/13/2018: Brian Binke Featured in Wall Street Journal Many people hate getting negative feedback and avoid dishing it out too, fearing it will spark anger, dejection or even tears. But some people actually want and even seek out criticism at work. Who are these people? Brian Binke, president and CEO of Birmingham [...]

By | 2018-09-13T14:25:23+00:00 September 13th, 2018|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group, Authored “Why is There a Construction Labor Shortage?” Featured in Construction Today

9/5/2018: Brian Binke Featured in Construction Today A skilled labor crisis has burdened organizations of all sizes in the construction industry for much of the past decade. Construction recruiting is as competitive as it has ever been as experts point to a variety of different causes ranging from retirement and increased building [...]

By | 2018-09-05T16:29:13+00:00 September 5th, 2018|News|

CEO of The Birmingham Group, Brian Binke, Authored “Strategies to Build a Strong Construction Team” Featured in Construction Today

8/24/2018: Brian Binke Featured in Construction Today Building a high performing construction team takes careful thought and strategizing. In addition to hiring talented construction professionals, you need to train each team member to have the right combination of skills so that they are performing at their best. This includes developing their ability [...]

By | 2018-08-24T17:27:39+00:00 August 24th, 2018|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group Authored “Keeping Up With Construction Trends” Featured in Construction Today

7/19/2018: Brian Binke Featured in Construction Today The demand for skilled construction candidates continues to grow as a number of noteworthy projects and other compelling announcements are being made in the construction space. From an increase in healthcare construction, to increasing construction costs and wages, and the introduction of a new building [...]

By | 2018-07-19T12:07:37+00:00 July 19th, 2018|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group, Authored “10 Onboarding Tips that Set Your Employees Up for Success” Featured in United Rentals

7/9/2018: Brian Binke Authored an article in United Rentals Hiring the most talented candidates is only the first step toward being successful in the construction industry. Top construction firms also have extremely potent onboarding strategies. Many companies fail to recognize the importance of the first 90 days for new employees. To set [...]

By | 2018-07-09T09:23:39+00:00 July 9th, 2018|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group Authored “How Job Autonomy Improves Job Satisfaction and Increases Retention” Featured in Construction Today

6/22/2018: Brian Binke Featured in Construction Today Leaders are responsible for making sure the whole construction team has the confidence they need to do their job to the best of their ability. It is easy to underestimate how important autonomy is to retention and overall job satisfaction. If employees do not feel [...]

By | 2018-06-22T16:12:08+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group, Featured in Human Resource Executive

6/11/2018: Brian Binke Featured in Human Resource Executive With more than 1,100 salaried employees and 1,100 tradespeople on its payroll, Barton Malow, a national construction company in Southfield, Mich., is feeling the pinch. The problem isn’t securing projects but rather finding enough skilled construction workers to complete them; since its growth is [...]

By | 2018-06-11T14:56:02+00:00 June 11th, 2018|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group Authored “Current Trends in Green Building and Resilient Design” Featured in Construction Today

5/24/2018: Brian Binke Featured in Construction Today Since buildings place a significant strain on the nation’s power grid, the demand for more zero-energy buildings continues to grow. More construction firms are focusing on building structures that are resilient and also able to generate much of their own power through renewable sources like [...]

By | 2018-06-14T13:59:42+00:00 May 24th, 2018|News|

Brian Binke, CEO of The Birmingham Group, Authored “Build Your Dream Team by Helping Your Employees Advance” Featured in United Rentals

5/21/2018: Brian Binke Authored an article in United Rentals Helping construction employees grow and develop is becoming more critical in today’s competitive job market. Building a solid internal team can help alleviate some of the burden of the ongoing construction labor shortage. Giving your employees the opportunity to advance from within begins [...]

By | 2018-06-14T14:02:25+00:00 May 21st, 2018|News|
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