With quality workers scarce in the skilled trades, employers can’t afford to sit back and do nothing. Today contracting companies are working hard to hold on to quality employees. If you’ve lost or fear losing team members, try these five employee retention strategies. Read more
Your back is a sensitive part of your body that can easily be easily injured if you do not practice safe lifting techniques. You can sustain sprains, strains and herniated disks, which may put you out of work and on workers’ comp.
Did you know that more than 3.6 million American workers suffer a serious job-related injury or illness every year? This high number of incidents is a reminder to all contracting companies of the importance of implementing health and safety practices on-the-job. If your safety policies are old or outdated, now is the time to update your strategy with these OSHA-approved tips. Read more
Believe it or not, landscaping is one of the most hazardous industries in the service sector. With a fatality rate eight times higher than other industries, all landscaping workers and employers need to know how to stay safe on-the-job. Read more
With the economy growing at a rapid pace, contracting businesses now face stiffer competition when hiring construction workers. As a result, some companies are revisiting how they find and select new employees. It’s important today to get this process right, because bringing the wrong person on board can hurt your entire company. Read more