A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

Someone is finally getting the message that the four-year “post-secondary” degree is quickly becoming a thing of the past and that “skills learning”, especially certified skills...
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June 14, 2019
This time of year, ENR releases its list of the Top 400 Contractors in the US at a seminar that includes several panels comprised of the leaders of those top contractors. They...
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May 31, 2019
We have followed the issues at Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco since structural cracks were discovered and the newly opened 1.2 million square foot facility was closed...
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May 29, 2019
Kollaer explains in detail why saving a buck or two at the expense of your employees might not be the best business decision.
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May 23, 2019
Hines, a Houston based global real estate owner, developer, and manager has announced the tallest timber office building in North America according to information in...
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April 15, 2019
We have written about the various ways that wage theft in the construction industry occurs through the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, whereby workers are...
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April 11, 2019
Recently, a friend retired. He told me in the last year of his work that he had been, “Cut out of the herd” at work.For a minute I was taken aback by that statement but the more I...
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April 05, 2019
According to the recent AGC survey, 80% of construction companies are still experiencing difficulty finding qualified workers for their job crews. One specialty contractor was...
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March 29, 2019
The old saw goes that “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” The same goes for construction. In this time of “Jetson speed” change in the technology of our industry and...
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March 27, 2019
By now, most of the construction companies in the US are hiring and training Millennials (born 1981-1993). Many of you are finding that they are different from the folks from the...
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February 21, 2019