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The Rise of Skills-Based Hiring Practices

The construction industry is experiencing a paradigm shift in its hiring practices, moving away from traditional credential-based evaluations towards a more skills-focused approach. This transition is not only reshaping how companies select new hires but also aligning more closely with the technical and specialized demands of modern construction projects.

By |2024-05-09T20:57:24-04:00May 9th, 2024|Construction Blog|

Building a Strong Employer Brand in the Construction Industry

Think your brand doesn't matter as a construction company? Think again. Employer branding in the construction industry is a big deal, and companies with a great brand attract better talent more easily.

By |2024-04-19T13:42:10-04:00April 16th, 2024|Construction Blog|

Improving Construction Company Performance Through Employee Ownership

An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) offers a strategic edge for construction companies by facilitating succession planning, providing tax benefits, and boosting employee motivation. This innovative approach aligns employee interests with the company's success, fostering a culture of ownership and shared objectives.

By |2024-04-19T13:41:13-04:00April 4th, 2024|Construction Blog|

The Rise of Renovation: Billions in Government Spending Fuels Construction Boom

In recent years, a significant shift has occurred in the construction industry: renovation and repair projects have become increasingly attractive to companies of all sizes.

By |2024-04-19T13:39:47-04:00March 21st, 2024|Construction Blog|

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 This imbalance not only reflects outdated stereotypes but also highlights a significant opportunity for growth and innovation within the sector.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|

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|

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|

Using Your Brand to Attract Top Talent

In the competitive landscape of the construction industry, a company's brand is more than just its logo or services. It's the story you tell - a narrative that encompasses not just what you do, but why and how you do it, and the impact it has on clients and the broader world.

By |2024-02-01T20:32:39-05:00February 1st, 2024|Construction Blog|
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