Construction isn’t like other industries. With most companies, whether they’re selling jackets or making pizzas, they’re handling the exact amount of work their business is designed to handle. Construction is the opposite. There are too … about Workforce Planning Takes Guessing Out of the Labor Equation
The infamous labor whiteboard. It often hangs in the superintendent’s office covered in sticky notes. Maybe it’s been upgraded to a magnetic whiteboard with tiles to swap in and out. Or perhaps it stretches the … about 5 Reasons You Think You Can’t Quit Your Labor Whiteboard
The construction industry in the United States is extraordinary. According to IBISWorld, an industry research database, there are over 3.5 million construction businesses, employing more than 9.5 million people across the country in 2021. From … about How QR Code Technology Helps Identify Who’s In the Field
Construction workforce management has always been a challenge for contractors — and that was before the unforeseen communication and staffing issues that arrived with the coronavirus pandemic. During the start of the COVID-19 crisis, contractors … about How to Address Workforce Management Challenges Two Years into the Pandemic
Your construction roster — it’s how you know who’s on your team, what their skill sets are, where they reside, what project they’re currently on and how they perform. And sure, initially setting up a … about Building an Accurate Construction Roster: Tips from Arcoro and Procore
The world has changed dramatically in the past three decades. Yet, the construction industry hasn’t adapted to our rapidly changing world. According to this 2022 AGC survey, only a third of contractors or fewer plan … about The Era of Workforce Management is Here
The job was too big to pass up. An auto plant in the Midwest was changing its production line. It meant work, nearly a year’s worth for our entire company — and it almost broke … about Why A Labor Plan is a Critical Piece of Workforce Management
It used to be that contractors could just focus on their own employees when doing workforce planning. However, with the nature of work changing even in construction, some experts say workforce planning needs to go … about Why Workforce Planning is More Important than Ever in Construction
In order to successfully attract and retain talent, some construction companies are transforming themselves into places where people not only want to work but also where they’ll actually want to stick around.
How do you keep your top talent from going to another company? Find the middle ground between what your company values and what your employees value, even in the face of economic headwinds.