Hiring in the skilled trades should not be taken lightly. The wrong hire can easily drag down your whole contracting company. If you are expanding or replacing a departed worker, your business will benefit from developing a plan to land the right employees. Read more
If you work in masonry, you know you have to be exacting every day. But, as you build structures with your hands, it’s equally important to put some resources into improving occupational health and safety. Read more
If you are on the project management team, you know the buck ultimately stops with you. But, if you are like many contractors, you might not have a plan in place to ensure everything is completed on-time and within project scope.
Sometimes, there’s nothing better than working outdoors. But in the heat of the summer, outdoor jobs, like construction, can become grueling or even downright dangerous. Long hours of exposure to the sun can lead to major and minor problems like sun burn, heatstroke or ultimately skin cancer.
If your job requires extended time in the sun, use these four tips to help survive the summer. Read more
In construction and other skilled trades, employee illness and injury is a common occurrence. As a result, many employers provide short term disability insurance that protects their employees when they cannot work. Since most workers’ savings might last only a few months of missed paychecks, employees are increasingly choosing companies that offer the best insurance packages. Read more