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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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Credentials Your Employees Need

We recently shared our insight on Construction Business Owner about the benefits of offering training and certifications to your workforce. Read our article to learn all about reducing the skills gap, encouraging education, timing training carefully and how a learning management system can make the process easier.

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Why Knowledge Transfer is Key for Construction

When the Baby Boomer generation retires, their skills and knowledge retire too. Recent statistics have found that 40% of the entire construction workforce is Baby Boomers — with 54% of all construction managers being in this generation . These people will very soon be trading the 9-to-5 for retirement time....

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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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Add Value to Your Training With Video

Starting a new job without training is like swimming for the first time – it’s actually drowning.

It goes without saying that training is a vital part of the onboarding process but it can also be expensive and time consuming if you’re using outdated training methods because seminars, classes,...

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Grow Your Company and Develop Employees with Learning Management

Imagine having all of your company’s training materials, relevant content, reports, statistics, and certifications all stored in one place that’s accessible anytime from almost any device. If this isn’t your reality, it’s time to consider a web-based Learning Management System (LMS) – or a better one.

A good LMS...

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How To Unlock Hidden Employee Talent

When skill gaps interfere with daily work, that doesn’t mean it’s time to look for the next best employee. It means it’s time to create top talent from your existing staff. Not all employees will be the best of the best right from the start. It’s your job to provide...

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Bridging the Gap with Learning Management

Learning management can bridge the gap between employee goals and company strategies. All employees have development opportunities and skills that they can improve. Making it easy to access a centralized learning system simplifies training processes and employees are more prepared to complete their daily tasks.

When employees are continually...

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A Lesson in Learning

When it comes to learning – if you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward. There’s no room for standing still.

Your industry is constantly changing. New equipment. New processes. New people. New rules. New regulations. New compliance. The list goes on and on. You need to be on your...