Types of Personal Protective Equipment for the Construction Industry

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Everyone knows that construction workers wear personal protective equipment. But personal protective equipment (PPE) goes beyond safety glasses and hard hats. Be sure you understand PPE differences and provide them for your workers. Types of PPE for Construction Workers Here are four important types of personal protection equipment for your construction team. This handful is… Read more »

3 Tips for Keeping Your Employees Calm During COVID-19

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  While much of the country is slowly reopening, many workplaces are still navigating this path of uncertainty. In addition to figuring out new normal for business operations, managers must be extremely aware of how employees are weathering the stresses of re-entering society in the midst of COVID-19. Business owners and managers must do what… Read more »

4 Benefits of Over-Communicating with Your Employees

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  One of the biggest issues in the workplace is communication. Some managers may feel uncomfortable communicating too much or too often, but employees need direction. A lack of leadership and communication can negatively impact everything from productivity to employee retention. Be sure that you are communicating enough with your employees, and even err on… Read more »

Is Your Team Burnt Out? Here’s How to Tell

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If you have a cynical, disengaged, or unproductive employee on your team, it’s time to discipline. Right? Well, not necessarily. These are three signs that your regularly positive and productive employee could be burnt out. For these reasons, it’s not always a time for discipline, but rather a time for conversation. Decreased Productivity and Quality… Read more »

Why Leadership is Important in Construction

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The construction industry is involved in every industry in the developed world. It’s a costly, risky, and technically demanding industry. It also requires the synchrony of many moving parts and people. Clearly, quality leadership is a must for construction to be successful. With so much of the world relying on the construction industry to perform… Read more »

Improve Job Site Safety with These 4 Tips

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The construction industry is inherently dangerous. Each year, workplace injuries and even fatalities in the construction industry are more than any other. Therefore, it’s no wonder that safety is a top priority for managers. Even though it’s a serious matter, it doesn’t have to be complicated. Craft a Plan Each job site is different, so… Read more »

3 Ways to Help Your Employees Minimize Stress at Work

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  The business world has become more demanding than ever, with workers having greater responsibilities and high levels of stress. When workers experience ongoing stress, it often leads to fatigue, anxiety, and even burnout. It’s no surprise that stress in the workplace negatively affects everything from employee health and morale to productivity. When stress begins… Read more »

When is it Time to Start Hiring?

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When it comes to hiring, timing is everything. Hiring too soon or too late for your company’s needs can cause a variety of issues. From cash flow to productivity and even low morale, the timing of your hiring makes an impact. So, when is it the right time to hire? Customer Service is Slipping One… Read more »

5 Ways to Better Utilize a Staffing Service

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Almost any business or hiring manager has, at one point, faced the dilemma of having open positions at the company without a good pool of qualified talent. This can be extremely frustrating and also costly to the company if open positions are slowing productivity. Thankfully, a staffing agency can be a helpful partner to solve… Read more »

Put an End to Employee Attrition This Year

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  While every industry experiences unique turnover rates, every industry experiences employee attrition. As a manager, it’s important to reduce employee attrition for a variety of reasons. From costs associated with hiring and training new employees to company morale, strategically reducing employee attrition will have a positive impact on the entire company. To minimize even… Read more »