How to Overcome the Labor Shortage with a Training Program

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How to Overcome the Labor Shortage with a Training Program

It’s getting more difficult to hire quality craftsmen because of the smaller pool of workers in our field. So, if you want to keep a high level of craftsmanship in your work product, you may have to start hiring promising younger candidates and train them yourself! Here are some things you can do to build a new training system: READ ARTICLE “How to Overcome the Labor Shortage with a Training Program”

Camping Hacks Craftsmen Will Dig

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Camping hacks craftsmen will dig

It’s camping season –  and your craftsmen tools can be really handy in the wilderness too! Here are some brilliant ways to use them on a camping trip this summer:

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How To Grow Your Business By Outsourcing

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How to grow your business by outsorcing

Small companies that outsource are shown to grow faster, larger, and are more profitable than those that don’t, according to a Pricewaterhouse Cooper survey.

And, this just makes sense! Because when you outsource, you’ll have more time to dedicate to growing the business with less overhead as you expand. If you have a one-time project, you can get going much more quickly on it!.

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How to research a company before an interview in 20 minutes or less

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How to reasearch a company before an interview in 20 minutes or less

When you’re at an interview, it’s important that you don’t spend all your time talking about yourself! Your potential employer will want to see you show some interest and knowledge about your them with intelligent questions.

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Why You Can’t Rely On Resumes

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Why you can't rely on resumes

Many applicants will fib a little on a resume, and not necessarily because they are dishonest candidates. They’ve been taught to treat resumes as more of a marketing tool, which can lead to exaggerating the truth. Some common resume offenses include showing incorrect hiring dates to cover up unemployment periods, giving incorrect job titles, inaccurate compensation amounts, and listing experience or skills they don’t really have.

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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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5 Best Ways to Create a Safer Work Environment

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5 best Ways to Create a Safer Work Environment

In hiring craftsmen, we know that safety is always at the top of your mind. Sometimes it’s just the most basic habits that you can instill into your staff that can make the biggest impact on keeping them safe. Here are the best ways for you to make a big impact to protect your staff on the job:

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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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