Tips for Building Camaraderie in the Construction Industry

Synergy is important to the success of any organization, but this cooperation and connectivity are uniquely critical in the construction industry. The heightened sensitivity of the work, the heavy-duty equipment used, and the potential safety risks, all demand a well-organized and well-connected team. Here, we’ll take a look at some actionable tips for building camaraderie … Continue reading "Tips for Building Camaraderie in the Construction

How the Federal Infrastructure Plan Could Impact the Construction Industry

There’s been a lot of talk surrounding President Biden’s proposed infrastructure plan. Proponents claim it’s a job-boosting program addressing the country’s major infrastructure problem. Opponents say the plan overspends on too many unrelated sectors. As a leader in the construction industry, you have the potential of being uniquely impacted by this plan due to its … Continue reading "How the Federal Infrastructure Plan Could Impact the Construction

Productivity, Safety, & Quality: How to Balance All Three on the Jobsite

The construction industry is faced with pressures and obstacles that other sectors don’t have to worry about. From strict federal and state regulations to an alarming labor shortage, leaders in the field have a lot on their plates. When managing a construction project, you’re constantly trying to juggle different responsibilities that sometimes seem at odds … Continue reading "Productivity, Safety, & Quality: How to Balance All Three on the

Tips for Keeping Required Safety Training Fun, Loose, and Informative

Safety training. It’s a dreaded requirement for both employers and workers, but it’s essential for maintaining a safe work environment. Not to mention for meeting federal and state requirements as well. If your goal is to kill your team with boredom, go ahead with the standard “presentation” that involves encyclopedic-reading in a lecture-style setting. However, … Continue reading "Tips for Keeping Required Safety Training Fun, Loose, and

Can’t Find Talent in the Construction Industry? Here Are 3 Reasons Why.

One of the toughest challenges facing construction employers is finding the right talent. There’s nothing more frustrating than having lucrative projects lined up and struggling to recruit the team needed to deliver on the job. If this sounds like something you’ve experienced before, you’re not alone. It’s a common struggle for employers in the construction … Continue reading "Can’t Find Talent in the Construction Industry? Here Are 3 Reasons

Mental Health: How to Broach this Serious Topic with Employees

It’s tough to find an area – either personally or socially – that hasn’t been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. But while tumbling industries, crashing markets, and falling unemployment numbers are highly visible, there are other ramifications that are going on behind-the-scenes. Mental health has just recently come into the spotlight as people come … Continue reading "Mental Health: How to Broach this Serious Topic with

Read This Before You Try New Construction Technology!

There are some incredible innovations in construction materials, software, and equipment — much of which was developed to help construction companies be more efficient in these times when labor is sparse! This includes alternative approaches to the standard building process, such as augmented reality, modular construction, and shipping container homes. And there’s some really cool … Continue reading "Read This Before You Try New Construction

What does “Offsite Construction” REALLY mean now?

Companies in all industries had to adjust business operations during the quarantine order to protect our population from the Coronavirus outbreak. Our construction clients are no exception, and they have found innovative ways to incorporate remote working into their building projects – including zoom meetings, drone surveillance, and incorporating modular construction or some form of … Continue reading "What does “Offsite Construction” REALLY mean