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Are Your Construction Workers Fearful of Leadership?

A little fear is a good thing. You want employees who perform their best, and fear of underperforming is a great motivator. But too much fear can do more harm than good. You don’t have time to hold your employees’ hands through every task, or constantly be telling them what to do

You Can Become a General Contractor

If you’re thinking about a job in construction management, or you’ve worked in construction for many years and are ready to take the next step, you may want to consider a career as a general

Improve Your Recruiting in 2016

You’ve built a successful business. You’ve worked long, hard hours creating relationships with your clients and delivering above and beyond their expectations. You’re a recognized name in your industry. Now the truly hard work begins. Once you’re established, how do you continue to make your business grow year after year? There are plenty of buzzwords … Continue reading "Improve Your Recruiting in

The Case for Direct Hire Staffing

Facts about the Labor Market in King and Snohomish Counties 2015 brings the tightest labor market in over 7 years; and will continue to become more challenging for employers to hire and retain quality workers. National Labor information released Friday September 4, 2015 reported lowest unemployment nationally since 2008 at 5.1%. The July 2015 unemployment rate … Continue reading "The Case for Direct Hire

Work on These 3 Skills to Become a Better Project Manager

Managing a project involves more than just understanding how to read schematics and organize a team of full-time and temporary workers. Whether you’re constructing a new building, renovating an office complex, or rewiring someone’s home, a successful project manager needs to excel in three areas: communication, leadership, and risk