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
If you run a contracting business, like plumbing or painting, your job can sometimes throw your work life balance out-of-whack. But, it’s more than possible to bring yourself back from the brink. By developing strategies to manage the situation, you can easily balance your personal and professional life. Read more