If you have kids in high school, you probably have college on the brain. In fact, if we are being honest, you’re the only one thinking hardcore about their future, you’ve been doing it since they were little, you talk about it at the dinner table, and think about it at night when you can’t […]
Having trouble hiring? Welcome to the majority. A recent survey by Autodesk and The Associated General Contractors of America indicated that 80 percent of construction companies are having trouble hiring skilled workers and more than half are experiencing difficulty hiring for salaried positions. And it’s probably going to get worse before it gets better.
Are you building what’s next? We are not talking about the next step of your current project at work. We are talking about your career. When was the last time you took a step back to assess the trajectory of your career? If the economy turned south, or a sweet new gig turned up tomorrow, […]
The workforce has changed – on many levels. Up until very recently, technology has evolved slowly enough that people could readily learn new tools and skills during their careers. Just think about how quickly we have moved from the days of pen and paper, to manual data entry, to voice recognition on our devices. We […]
“It’s dirty and low-paying.” “It’s unsafe and there aren’t any benefits.” “It’s unstable.” These are just a few of the words and phrases used to describe the construction industry, and for good reason. For far too many years those entering the profession were treated as permanent entry-level workers in unsafe environments with no ability to make […]