How to Create Better Employee Training

Good employee training is becoming more and more crucial at a time when the labor market is tightening, and many skills taught might not even be applicable or needed in the near future. The skills gap is quickly changing due to the rise of digital automation and

A New Type of Construction Worker

If you’re an information or technology geek, this is a great time to apply your skills in a construction industry career. With the expected growth of the industry over the next decade, combined with the labor gap, we need good

The Best Construction Staplers

Any good craftsman has a variety of staplers in their tool box. The main three categories of staplers – manual, electric, and pneumatic – are divided by power source, which gives them different advantages based on the project or application. Here’s some of the best staplers you can use right

Futuristic Construction Materials

A lot of us have heard of how 3-D Printing and Robotics are changing the future of construction, and we are excited about how those innovations are making an impact already. However, there are even more up-and-coming new technologies that have some significant benefits, including big cost savings, energy conservation, and helping the environment. Here … Continue reading "Futuristic Construction

Why Home-builders Are Embracing Off-Site Construction

Big building companies see off-site construction as an important trend, shown by recent investments in US factory-built homes by some pretty big names in the industry, such as Louisiana-Pacific, Lennar, and Certainteed. Here are some of the big reasons why builders are beginning to utilize off-site construction in one form or

Construction Jobs in High Demand

There’s not a better time to get into construction! The industry is expected to keep growing by 13% during the next 7 years, and we already have a significant shortage of craftsmen. If you’ve been thinking about getting into the industry, you may be wondering which positions are in

Tips for Leading a Better Meeting

Meetings get a bad rep, but they can be very advantageous to your organization. When your meetings are swift and expedient, it’ll trickle down to better results outside the meeting; increasing productivity, encouraging autonomy, and increasing accountability. Remember, your team’s time is worth money for your organization, and you want to use it as efficiently … Continue reading "Tips for Leading a Better