Keeping Your Construction Employees Happy

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As the workforce continues to evolve, what you used to do both find and retain employees isn’t working as well. It’s true workers still want competitive wages, good hours, and decent benefits, but it doesn’t end there. Now there’s something more elusive they’re seeking – happiness. Younger generations want stability, but they don’t want to… Read more »

4 Tips For Properly Training New Construction Employees

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Bringing on new talent is an ongoing process that doesn’t end after the offer letter is sent. Extensive training is required to help the worker learn the ropes at your company and fully acclimate to your style. While these are good things, the actual process can be time-consuming, expensive, and frustrating, depending on your system…. Read more »

4 Tips for Keeping Your Temporary Employees Motivated

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If you employ construction and general labor talent, you may need temporary employees from time to time. Whether it’s a specific job or project, you might add help until it’s completed but not plan to keep them permanently. Being aware of this, some temporary team members can struggle with motivation or feeling like they’re a… Read more »

4 Tips For How Construction Managers Can Improve Communication on Work Sites

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Good communication goes a long way, no matter the industry you work in. Without it, you cannot be as efficient or successful. Knowing this, construction managers need to learn how to communicate effectively at their job sites. There are unique challenges, including a lack of technology like email and noise levels, that create barriers in… Read more »

These are a Few of the Most Cited OSHA Standards For Construction in 2019

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When you work in construction or light industrial positions, you understand the importance of the standards set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). To help out these industries, OSHA releases annual lists from its fiscal year that highlight their most frequently cited standards. Here are a few selections from the 2019 Top… Read more »

5 Important Tips For Motivating Your Construction Employees

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When you’re managing a construction site, you don’t want a team that goes through the motions to get the job done. This attitude can lead to mistakes and lackluster workmanship. You know the key is engaged workers who want to do a good job, and the key to this is proper motivation. While every team… Read more »

How to Keep Your Construction Workers Safe During Winter

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Winter is drawing closer, but that doesn’t mean your construction business is winding down. As your projects continue into the colder months, you need to be prepared for the changing weather conditions in order to keep your team safe and warm. Here are four tips to help you keep your construction workers safe during winter. … Read more »

4 Tips for Improving Your HR Strategy

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Human resources is about more than just hiring new employees. Professionals in HR also deal with the current company culture and finding ways to make it a better place to work. They’re focused on both recruitment and retention, which means they understand the benefits of developing their workplace. If you’re in a similar position, here… Read more »

How to Make Sure New Employees Get Along With Their Team

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The start of a new adventure is daunting no matter how old you are, whether it’s your first day in a new school or your first day at a new job. There’s the feeling of butterflies in your stomach and your brain running through every possible scenario of making friends and settling in properly. Because… Read more »

How to Make It Easier for Your Employees to Ask for Help

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At some point in your career, you’ve needed help. The question is, were you able to ask for it? Did you feel comfortable with your supervisors to reach out, or were you worried they’d be upset you couldn’t figure it out? Unfortunately, too many companies promote cultures where asking questions is challenging. What this does… Read more »