5 Essential Skills Every Construction Professional Should Master

The construction industry offers a variety of roles and opportunities that can result in enriching careers. There are a diverse range of projects, from residential buildings to infrastructure development. The industry's dynamic nature ensures construction professionals are constantly challenged and stimulated by new projects and technologies.

Publish date: 08/14/2023

7 Well-Paying Construction & Manufacturing Jobs That Don't Require a College Education

Going to college for four years isn’t for everyone. However, you can still get a well-paying job through other routes. Some positions only require a general education diploma and certificates. Others only need a passion for the industry you’re entering. Construction companies are facing a labor shortage of nearly 500,000 workers nationwide, so now is a great time to get into the sector. These seven jobs pay well and don’t require a college degree.

Publish date: 06/09/2023

How Construction Companies Can Leverage Social Media To Recruit New Talent

Good talent is hard to recruit today. Many younger job candidates today seek work on social media. If you are in need of new talent and have exhausted traditional approaches, it's time to leverage social media to find the best talent available.

Publish date: 05/26/2023

How to Overcome Setbacks in Your Construction Career

A career in construction can be an enriching and rewarding experience. There’s a diverse range of roles to take and there can be multiple opportunities to engage in interesting projects. However, it’s important to recognize that you may also face challenges along the way.

Publish date: 05/02/2023

Strategies for Preserving Client Relationships

The past few years have been difficult for the construction industry. As a project manager, you’ve likely faced lengthy delays thanks to unpredictable supply lines, global conflict, and pandemic-era regulations, making working onsite incredibly challenging.

Publish date: 03/09/2023

2023 Insights: Creating Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

The United States is facing shortages from all sides. The American people need building materials, laborers, and housing to rebound from this economic crisis and get back on their feet. What can be done at the local and federal levels to create a sustainable and resilient infrastructure in 2023?

Publish date: 01/23/2023

The Pathway From Classroom to Construction

Winter break has arrived for most schools across the country, giving students a chance to enjoy a few days of relaxation and reflection before heading back in the new year. And for many, a new semester will provide a fresh opportunity for them to try something new – like residential construction.

Publish date: 01/05/2023

How to Streamline Productivity Despite Supply Chain and Labor Shortages

Material shortages and a lack of skilled laborers have brought the construction industry to a screeching halt. Projects are taking longer to complete, and the global housing shortage continues to worsen as a result. How can builders streamline their workforce’s productivity despite these unprecedented obstacles?

Publish date: 01/04/2023

How To Prevent Burnout When You Work in Construction

The construction industry isn’t exactly known for being relaxing. You have to deal with project deadlines, undergo long and laborious shifts that take a toll on your body, and you might even have to work in harsh or dangerous conditions.

Publish date: 12/08/2022

7 Ways Project Managers Can Make Construction Site Safety a Priority

Construction is an excellent field to enter because the demand is high and there are growth opportunities across the industry. However, working at a construction site can have its dangers. Regulations help protect everybody participating in the projects, but there are extra steps you can take. These seven strategies will show you how to prioritize safety at construction sites.

Publish date: 11/10/2022

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