Why the Post-Pandemic Economy is the Best Time to Join the Construction Industry

It can be tough to get your bearings when there’s so much talk of uncertainty and fear going around. In reality, things are looking brighter than they ever have following the pandemic, especially for craftsmen. In fact, now might just be the best time to enter the construction industry! Don’t believe us? Well, we’ll prove … Continue reading "Why the Post-Pandemic Economy is the Best Time to Join the Construction

Why More Young People Should Consider a Career in the Construction Industry

There aren’t many questions as stress-inducing as the too-often-asked, “What do you want to do with your life?” Young people are bombarded with this question or similar variations by friends, family members, and acquaintances. Too often, high school graduates or college-age individuals feel trapped into choosing a career from a limited set of pre-chosen options. … Continue reading "Why More Young People Should Consider a Career in the Construction

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

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