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5 Ways to Close the Construction Skills Gap

The construction industry has been experiencing a skills gap for years, with too many open positions and not enough skilled workers to fill them. This has been causing both efficiency and safety issues for construction organizations and it doesn’t show signs of stopping. While the gap isn’t likely to close...

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Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

A recent Washington Post article revealed the dire straits of the construction industry: Baby Boomers are retiring in droves, widening what is an already huge skills gap in a competitive industry. The article advocates for diversity as a way to broaden the workforce and ensure that everyone who can work,...

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Optimize Your Applicant Pool by Reaching Out to Veterans

As the nation celebrates Independence Day, it’s important to remember and honor the veterans who sacrificed for the country’s freedom. It’s also important to recognize what assets American veterans are to the workforce and the potential they offer to your organization.

Veterans are a highly-skilled, diverse set of individuals...

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Five Benefits of Having a Millennial Workforce

The Millennial generation, individuals born between 1982 and 2004 , are stepping into leadership positions more rapidly than you might think. Having a diverse, open-minded work environment is never a bad thing, which is why Millennials are crucial to organizational success . Five benefits of having Millennials in your workplace...

Building a Construction Dream Team

Building a Construction Dream Team

We recently shared our insight on BOSS Magazine about building a construction industry team. Read our article to learn all about embracing diversity, creating mentor relationships, engaging your workforce and instilling leadership!

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Can Diversity Be the Solution to the Skills Gap?

Employers, especially those in the construction and manufacturing industries, are having trouble finding candidates to fill their positions. While the reasons behind the skills gap are being debated , what’s clear is that employers need to find new ways to find candidates.

More and more, companies are viewing diversity...

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How to Attract Skilled Labor Employees

It’s becoming increasingly challenging to recruit skilled labor employees, especially in the construction industry. A recent industry survey found that two-thirds of American contractors say it’s difficult to find qualified craft workers to join their team . In another report , 93% of professionals in the industry say they believe...

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Benefits of Workplace Diversity

The marketplace is dynamic and diverse. To keep up with it and remain profitable and successful, your work environment needs to possess those same qualities. Integrating employees from culturally diverse backgrounds empower your organization to progress alongside the market place. Unfortunately, many organizations aren’t aware of the benefits that come...

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Building A Diverse Workforce

There’s no better way to reflect the world we live through your company in than by ensuring that you employ a diverse range of staff. Having a diverse workforce pays dividends for both company morale and employee retention. Our VP of Operations, Michelle Stedman, explores the importance of diversity in the workplace.

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Urgent Bulletin: Recruiting & Compliance

As race, gender, disability, and veteran unemployment rates remain high, the OFCCP has made it their priority to end discrimination over minority groups during the recruiting process. Many federal contractors main challenge is remaining compliant as the OFCCP makes policy changes. Recruiting software can keep up with changing compliance regulations...

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