With the current labor shortage it can be a challenge to find skilled workers. Here are 5 tips to help you recruit and retain the skilled workers your construction company needs.
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Circular saw safety is incredibly important, because circular saws are one of the most versatile—and common—power tools on a construction site. With the correct blade, they can cut a variety of materials, ranging from wood to metal, and are available in handheld and table-mounted models. Circular saw safety rules must be followed, or severe injury can occur.
The problem: our perception. The solution: our perception. In case you didn’t know, there’s a shortage of skilled labor right now. In other words, companies are saying, “Hey Millenials, we have job openings that we’re willing to pay money for!” and not enough people are taking them up on it.
Being courteous in business goes a long way. Don’t chew with your mouth open. Elbows off the table. Maintain eye contact while talking with someone. Say please and thank you. Be a good listener. Sound familiar? It should. These are just some of the manners that moms teach their kids when they are growing up. […]
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Consider Construction Material Recycling to Dispose of Debris from the Job-site. Do your construction projects generate debris? That seems like a simple question – and one that should generate a “yes” from anyone who is involved in the construction industry. In this article we’ll talk about construction material recycling. In other words: what you can do […]