A New Type of Construction Worker

If you’re an information or technology geek, this is a great time to apply your skills in a construction industry career. With the expected growth of the industry over the next decade, combined with the labor gap, we need good

The Best Construction Staplers

Any good craftsman has a variety of staplers in their tool box. The main three categories of staplers – manual, electric, and pneumatic – are divided by power source, which gives them different advantages based on the project or application. Here’s some of the best staplers you can use right

Futuristic Construction Materials

A lot of us have heard of how 3-D Printing and Robotics are changing the future of construction, and we are excited about how those innovations are making an impact already. However, there are even more up-and-coming new technologies that have some significant benefits, including big cost savings, energy conservation, and helping the environment. Here … Continue reading "Futuristic Construction

Construction Jobs in High Demand

There’s not a better time to get into construction! The industry is expected to keep growing by 13% during the next 7 years, and we already have a significant shortage of craftsmen. If you’ve been thinking about getting into the industry, you may be wondering which positions are in

How to Attract Younger Craftsmen

Younger generations are generally being swayed away from the trades, and encouraged to go to college instead. However, the good news for us is that the current Millennial candidates aren’t as motivated by stability or money, as in generations past, because they’re more interested in a job that fits their desired lifestyle. A 2016 study … Continue reading "How to Attract Younger

How to Wear Your Carhartt Pants Off the Job

‘Blue-collar’ work wear such as Carhartt pants have actually become fashionable street wear, especially among millennials. The brand has received so much popularity that it’s common to see a 20-something year old sport a Carhartt beanie in any metropolis