How To Conduct Annual Reviews At Your Construction Company

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Feb 22, 2018 9:45:00 AM

Annual reviews are a tried and true management tool that helps everyone understand their performance or where there is room for improvement. These guidelines will show you how to design an annual review process for your construction company.

Once you have considered all of the questions and points you want to cover in your annual reviews, we recommend using digital construction forms to keep that information accessible and stored digitally without needing to be entered manually. This will make it easier to look back on previous years' data. Choosing the right construction form builder will help to keep the process organized.

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Topics: Construction

4 Ways to Use E-forms to Improve Construction Hiring

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Feb 7, 2018 11:40:00 AM

Hiring well in the construction industry is getting more difficult each year. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of new construction jobs is forecast to grow faster than the average for the job market. For employers, that means it is going to become more difficult to stand out and attract talent, especially with the continued construction labor shortage.

Competition for workers is not the only factor that makes construction hiring challenging. Collect the wrong data on your construction e-forms, and your company’s hiring process may miss out on critical opportunities. Even worse, if you collect the wrong information, you may violate labor laws that relate to discrimination.

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Faster, Stronger & Cheaper: 2018 Construction Technology Trends You Need To Know

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Jan 9, 2018 9:32:00 AM

What construction technology trends will come to market in 2018? It will be a mix of continuing trends, new opportunities and potential competition. Some of these trends are ready for immediate implementation — you need only buy the products and seek out training.

Other trends are not quite ready for production, but it pays to be informed. CB Insights reports that $800 million in investment has flowed into construction technology since 2012. It’s only a matter of time before those investments bring new products to market.

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2017 Construction Safety In the News: 6 Stories You Need To Know

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Dec 27, 2017 9:08:00 AM

What did we learn from 2017 construction safety news? It’s a mixture of long standing safety issues and emerging risks. Review these examples so you can adjust and improve your safety program. If you find your construction safety program is out of date, consider setting a calendar reminder to monitor industry news for safety incidents each quarter.

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How Construction Daily Reports Help You Stay On Schedule

Posted by Jess McWeeney on Dec 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Renovations, new homes and infrastructure projects are frequently delivered late. These delays anger customers, decrease word of mouth referrals and cause contract penalties. Let’s take a look at a few examples in the news.

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Topics: Construction