Construction’s somewhat tricky relationship with technology has been put to the test in recent years, as increasing demands, ever-tightening margins and a shrinking labor pool have all squeezed the industry. Nevertheless, more firms than ever … about How Construction Technology is Changing the Way We Build
In January, construction employment rose by 36,000 with specialty construction trades accounting for 26,000 of those jobs. With all that hiring going on, there is bound to be some pain points. Here are ideas for taking … about Subcontractor Tips for Finding and Hiring Employees
Civil construction skills are among the most in demand, along with risk and compliance and data analysis roles, according to a recent Hays Jobs Report.
It’s well documented that the Canadian construction industry is facing labour shortages, and it will continue to do so in the foreseeable future.
Construction’s labor pool is getting pinched from both sides by the dual forces of an aging workforce and fewer younger workers pursuing careers in the trades. Simultaneously, the demand for work is seeing all-time highs.
One year down and another on the doorstep. The construction industry always has a varied outlook for each new year, and this one is no different. Here are seven major trends that will play out … about Top Construction Industry Trends to Watch in 2020
For the construction industry to continue to thrive, evolve and grow, encouraging and inspiring the next generation of construction professionals requires more than just excellent leaders. It requires great mentors. Mentors are those that share … about Why We Need Great Mentors – And How To Be One
Many companies are increasing pay rates, improving benefits and using professional search firms to fill out their ranks. Others are getting more aggressive by training their way out of shortages. For some companies, that means … about Staff Up By Retraining Existing Workforce
Microlearning is the training delivery method of the future. As more millennials are joining the construction workforce, the demand for microlearning’s short lessons is likely to rise. Whether training is created in-house or by an … about Can Microlearning Be the Answer for Recruiting Millennials in Construction?
The most common injury reported for workers over the age of 45 is musculoskeletal disorders, rather than workplace accidents. It seems, therefore, their abundant experience helps our older generation to avoid accidents. Their physical abilities, … about Can Age be a Factor in Jobsite Safety?