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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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  The job market has seen a range of ups and downs in 2020 – and it’s only June. Over 30 million workers have applied for unemployment since the middle of March. Unemployment benefits are usually managed within the states; however, with the CARES Act, a provision was made that adds a sizable amount of… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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There’s a lot that determines the success of an interview. While it can be overwhelming, with proper preparation, you can make a lasting impression during a job interview. One of the best ways you should prepare for your interview is to understand how to connect with your interviewer. This can help build rapport, calm your… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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  Small businesses have awesome potential in any community to make a great living and big impact on the local economy. But running a small business and competing against the larger companies isn’t a small task, so any initiative to help small businesses succeed is important. Programs to assist small businesses to exist on several… Read more »