Camping Hacks Craftsmen Will Dig

It’s camping season –  and your craftsmen tools can be really handy in the wilderness too! Here are some brilliant ways to use them on a camping trip this

Why You Can’t Rely On Resumes

Many applicants will fib a little on a resume, and not necessarily because they are dishonest candidates. They’ve been taught to treat resumes as more of a marketing tool, which can lead to exaggerating the truth. Some common resume offenses include showing incorrect hiring dates to cover up unemployment periods, giving incorrect job titles, inaccurate … Continue reading "Why You Can’t Rely On

Construction Hiring Trends Are Empowering Job Candidates

Talented craftsmen candidates have the ability now more than ever to create their own dream job, and get work based on their own talents, needs, and schedule. Here are some trends that are making it easier than ever for craftsmen to find exactly the kind of work you

What Skills Are Needed to Negotiate Construction Contracts?

Signing a construction contract comes with numerous risks involved, as does anything with your signature attached. Taking the extra time to fine-tune contract details will save everyone involved time and money, because nothing deters a project more than miscommunication or contract errors. Negotiations aren’t everyone’s natural strong suit, listed below are a few things to … Continue reading "What Skills Are Needed to Negotiate Construction

One of the Economies in the Country? Yes, It’s Oregon!

It’s no secret that Oregon took a big hit during the recession in 2009. Jobs were scarce, and the economy hadn’t been hit so hard in nearly thirty years. Portland was one of the cities hit hardest by the Great Recession, due to dependence on the real estate market which plummeted in the following