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From the monthly archives: March 2015

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'March 2015'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Building the Construction Workforce with the Younger Generation

  How do you think the construction workforce is growing?  Whether it’s residential, commercial or industrial; do you think the industries are hiring, retaining or training the amount of people to support the consistent growth?  The realistic answer is no. The skilled craft shortage is a popular topic among all industries today and most companies struggle with finding the right strategies to train and retain craft professionals. There is, however, one aspect that companies struggle with the most—attracting young craft professionals. 

Five Ways to Develop and Retain Young Professionals

  It’s no secret that companies are facing generational gaps within their workforce, inside and outside of the construction industry. It is important to understand this challenge and promote ways for young professionals to continue developing into high-performing employees and leaders. Retaining the younger generation entering the workforce can be done effectively and without making a large financial investment. 

Biggest Headaches with Proposals

  Recently Brand Constructors lead a webinar discussion entitled the "9 Biggest Mistakes Construction Companies Make on Proposals." One of the most painful conversations came from our point of not having a process. When you're working on a proposal, you should not have to reinvest your process like you've never done a proposal before. Not having a process breeds chaos, last minute panics, and creates mistakes.