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Some employers don’t want to risk bringing on a person who’s likely going to leave them in a year or two, writes Nicole Fallon on BusinessNewsDaily.com. “But other employers have found that, with the right management techniques, even someone with a propensity toward shorter tenures can make a strong, lasting impact on…(Read More)

It’s been a long time coming, but the construction industry is picking up nicely in Vegas. The area that was hit hard when the 2008 recession struck is now slowly inching its way back in the market. Eli Segall writes on VegasInc.com: “Developers are building or planning to construct apartment complexes, industrial properties…(Read More)

How can construction employers and contractors prevent violent crimes from occurring at jobsites? Whether it’s an onsite shooter, harassment or bullying, supervisors must be trained and prepared if problems arise. There are some frightening examples of deadly violence mentioned in this post, from Chicago to Austin to Charleston, South Carolina. Find out what professionals…(Read More)

The Wells Fargo Construction Industry Forecast’s “Optimism Quotient” is at 130, the highest it’s ever been. A score of 100 is considered generally good, and anything below that figure raises concerns in the industry. The last time the Optimism Quotient was at this level was in 2005, when it reached 109.The Wells…(Read More)

Are you familiar with RibMC2, Newforma and Viewpoint? These are the three top software programs for construction managers. Capterra compiled the list, reminding construction employers that technology helps make contractors lives easier by improving workflows and processes. A post on ForConstructionPros.com states that the list is based on number of customers, number of actual…(Read More)

A new report from construction research firm CMD brings good news for construction jobs.  The report expects starts of industrial construction projects to increase 7.8 percent this year. The reason? “It is due in large part to reshoring efforts by U.S. manufacturers,” writes digital reporter Andy Szal on Chem.info. He says CMD…(Read More)

When it comes to doing their homework, folks at the Early Childhood Education Zone have risen to the occasion. Their list of America’s Top 50 Playgrounds balances safety, fun, learning, green initiatives, design, special needs and community partnerships. For example, No. 24 is the Can-Do Playground in Wilmington, Delaware. It involved a collaboration…(Read More)

It’s no secret that construction jobs and positions are hard to fill. Employers can try to ease the pain of the labor shortage by creating a safe place to work, constantly training construction workers, and carefully screening job candidates. This post offers good reminders as the industry continues to evolve and regroup. http://www…(Read More)

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