The Silver Lining of COVID-19 in the Construction Industry The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many sectors of economy to adopt new ways of doing business, including the construction industry. Across the world, job sites have shut down, projects have been delayed or canceled, supply chains have been interrupted, workers have been laid off, and the…

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The Baby Boomer generation (those born between approximately 1946 and 1964) are retiring at a rate of 10,000 people per day. Within the next several years, they will have almost completely exited the work force. All types of business, including construction companies, are likely to find themselves facing an ever-growing list of projects to complete…

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You’ve landed a job in your chosen field – Construction – but you’re overwhelmed by the expectations and responsibilities that lie before you. Can you meet them? Do you have what it takes? If this is your situation, you may want to consider finding a mentor. Regardless of whether you’ve been through an internship and/or…

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The recent novel coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on many industries, in particular those that could not realistically accommodate telecommuting, such as construction. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and analyzed by USAFacts, between the start of the year and April the unemployment rate tripled (up to 16.6%), with almost…

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Onboarding is sometimes known as organizational socialization, and simply put, it refers to the process or plan whereby new employees are welcomed into a company and introduced to those things which make the company unique – its expectations for employees, knowledge base, expertise, and culture. An effective onboarding plan doesn’t begin or stop with a…

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