5 Fun Ways to Use a 5-Gallon Bucket

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5 Fun Ways to use a 5-gallon bucket

Did you know there are all kinds of things you can do with a 5-Gallon Bucket? Sure, we’ve all used them on a project site… and of course you can wash your car or store food with them. But check out these other really fun options that’ll keep you from being bored on a Sunday afternoon:

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Fishing for a new career

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Fishing for a new career

When our candidates don’t get the job they were really hoping for, I really feel for them. Dude, we’ve all been there! But, for real, it’s a good thing because it just means there’s bigger fish out there for them to reel in. Besides, they wouldn’t be feeling frustrated about their job search if they didn’t want something bigger and better for their life.

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Trends In Construction Technology

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Trends in Construction Technology

All kinds of new technology are affecting the industry, giving all kinds of new efficiencies to your company that allow you to scale and grow at a faster rate. Here are some of the more exciting things happening right now:

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Being A Madden Recruiter Is Awesome

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Being A Madden Recruiter Is AwesomeI have a pretty great career. All these craftsmen come in to apply for jobs, and I can’t help but be amazed by them. Craftsmen are true talent. They’ve got skills the world needs. They have skills even I need! They pave the roads I drive on, the build the apartment I live in. Just another reason I love working with craftsmen!  It’s especially rewarding when we’re able to form long term relationships over the course of their career.

I guess that’s why I work at Madden.

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How To Choose The Best Candidate

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Best CandidatesThere was probably a time when you got down to the final two or three candidates, and you had a hard time choosing between them. Each of them had admirable – but very different – qualities that they brought to the table, and you just couldn’t figure out how to weigh your options. Here are some guidelines that, as we’ve seen, will make a huge difference in the satisfaction of your decision, long after you’ve made the hire.

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Construction Hiring Trends Are Empowering Job Candidates

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Empowering Job CandidatesTalented craftsmen candidates have the ability now more than ever to create their own dream job, and get work based on their own talents, needs, and schedule. Here are some trends that are making it easier than ever for craftsmen to find exactly the kind of work you want.

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Fight The Shortage By Attracting Younger Labor

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Younger EmployeesDue to cutbacks in the recession from 8-10 years ago, many craftsmen still haven’t returned to the job market. On top of that, a smaller pool of workers are entering field now. Some reports show that there are as many as 10 craftsmen retiring for every new one entering the field! And it’s having a big impact on the industry. A HomeAdvisor survey from last year showed that 93% of construction companies responded that they predict significantly slower growth in their business because of this shortage.

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How Can Your Construction Business Help the Trend of Homeowners Looking to Remodel?

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How Can Your Construction Business Help the Trend of Homeowners Looking to Remodel?

There have been two big trends in construction this year: The re-emergence of the single-family market, and a boom in the remodeling sector.

In this article, we’ll take a look at what the data tells us about remodeling, why experts are predicting a spike in the remodeling sector, and tell you exactly what markets are going to be re-modeling and how you can take advantage of this trend to build your business.

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How Millennials Are Fueling the Next Big Construction Trend

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Millenial workersDo you know what a millennial is?

You’ve probably heard the term or seen the term but you may not know exactly what a millennial is and isn’t.

A millennial or generation Y, also sometimes called the “net” generation is a demographic cohort between generation X and Z. Basically millennial are anyone born after 1980 and before 2005, give or take.

So how are millennial driving the biggest trend in new construction right now?

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