Millennials

Millennial construction worker learns from her Baby Boomer supervisor

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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5 Ways to Recruit Quality Construction Talent

In 2016, 56% of construction companies reported that they were facing a moderate to serious skilled labor shortage, according to a survey done by Fortune. Whether it’s public perceptions of the industry, lack of high school curriculum that set a groundwork for a construction workforce, or a lack of industry...

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Importance of Employee Training for Construction

While it may seem like a no-brainer, employee training is one of the most underrated aspects of talent management within the construction industry. Training should not be merely a one-time experience during the onboarding process, but a continuous, evolving element of an employees’ career.

Training is an investment, with...

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Performance Tracking and Millennials

As the traditional annual performance review is becoming more obsolete, Millennials are looking for a more fluid way to engage with their managers. Not all performance tracking has to be conducted on an annual schedule, creating distance between a company’s workforce and managers. Considering a regular and more personal way...

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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...

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Three Reasons to Practice Mobile Recruiting

With the amount of time we spend on our smartphones and tablets, it’s crucial to stay accessible to potential hires on these types of mobile devices. Without mobile access to applications, what could have been great, tech-savvy candidates might end up not being a contender at all. Here are just...

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How to Use Social Recruiting to Attract Top Talent

Social recruiting, social hiring, social media recruitment. Regardless of which term you prefer, all mean the same thing and all are important for a successful recruiting and hiring process. Social media has become a critical part in the recruitment stage and isn’t going away anytime soon. Whether your organization is...

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Find the Best Candidate: Tips For Recruiting With Social Media

As any good HR manager knows, social media can be a very powerful tool when recruiting new employees . Companies have turned to Facebook, Twitter, and other networks to help build their company’s image to attract potential candidates. When done correctly, you can incorporate social media into your hiring strategy...

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