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4 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Getting Hired in the Construction Industry

Many craftsmen are looking for ways to reinvent themselves professionally. Just because there’s a labor shortage in the industry doesn’t mean you won’t have to compete for those coveted top spots. It’s all about making yourself as valuable as possible to potential employees. Of course, there are a few industry secrets that make it easier … Continue reading "4 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Getting Hired in the Construction

DIY Hacks for the Ultimate Workshop

A craftsman’s workshop is a sanctuary. In this sacred space, you have complete dominion. It’s where you bring your ideas to life through hard work, calloused hands, and ingenuity. With so much going on in your life, it’s nice to have a space that’s 100% yours. Naturally, craftsmen want to make their workshops as functional, … Continue reading "DIY Hacks for the Ultimate

How Poor Construction Staffing Can Negatively Impact Job Site Safety

Many project managers see staffing as an isolated component of their business. They understand that poor hiring practices can have negative repercussions but often misjudge the extent. Perhaps the most overlooked and damaging side effect of less-than-ideal construction staffing is reduced job site safety. There are a variety of ways a bad hiring strategy can … Continue reading "How Poor Construction Staffing Can Negatively Impact Job Site

Got What It Takes to Make it in the Construction Industry? 7 Must-Have Skills

The construction industry is a highly specialized field, so craftsmen need to have incredibly refined skills in order to fulfill the demanding roles. There’s certain knowledge you’ll pick up when training for a specific position. However, there are also fundamental qualities all construction professionals should possess to find success in the industry. Here, we’ll review … Continue reading "Got What It Takes to Make it in the Construction Industry? 7 Must-Have

Use This 10-Minute Morning Stretching Routine to Stay Loose & Prevent Injuries

Craftsmen are a special breed of professionals who can put up with their fair share of tough conditions. They possess a rare form of grit that makes sure the job gets done no matter the odds. This characteristic fortitude and downright toughness are essential since the construction industry isn’t a walk in the park. Craftsmen … Continue reading "Use This 10-Minute Morning Stretching Routine to Stay Loose & Prevent

Warning Signs Your Construction Business Has a Hiring Issue

Hiring is one of the most challenging aspects of running a construction business. Ironically, it’s also one of the most foundational practices in building a successful, smoothly operating, and profitable organization. As all construction leaders know, there are some inherent challenges and financial expenses associated with recruiting, interviewing, and onboarding new team members. However, it’s … Continue reading "Warning Signs Your Construction Business Has a Hiring

Skills That Make Veterans Perfect Candidates for the Construction Industry

Military members face no shortage of danger, challenges, and struggles when putting their lives in the line to serve our country. However, these obstacles don’t stop when veterans transition back to civilian life. In fact, returning to “normal life” is fraught with its own issues. The stark contrast between being an active service member and … Continue reading "Skills That Make Veterans Perfect Candidates for the Construction

Why Project Managers Struggle to Find the Right Construction Talent

Project managers are tasked with finding the best construction talent to successfully complete projects on time and under budget. With other priorities competing for limited resources, it’s easy for hiring standards to take a backseat. Unfortunately, this often makes it difficult for project managers to find the right construction professionals for their needs which leads … Continue reading "Why Project Managers Struggle to Find the Right Construction

Utilize These Proven Construction Scheduling Methods for Excellent Results

Construction scheduling is a crucial part of running a smooth construction operation. It involves the planning and allocation of resources including equipment, materials, and people to complete construction projects in a timely fashion. When executed correctly, construction scheduling improves efficiency, mitigates setbacks, and increases productivity. It’s a key part of getting construction projects completed on … Continue reading "Utilize These Proven Construction Scheduling Methods for Excellent

Leading By Example: 6 Qualities Craftsmen Pass On to The Next Generation

Craftsmen are a truly unique breed of professionals. They bring a highly specific set of skills to the job, many of which aren’t common among the general public. Naturally, the valuable characteristics demonstrated by craftsmen are passed on to their children through actions and instruction. Here, we’ll explore some of the qualities these professionals instill … Continue reading "Leading By Example: 6 Qualities Craftsmen Pass On to The Next