skill development

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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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5 Solutions for Hiring During Busy Season

If you work in recruitment at a manufacturing company, you already know that hiring during busy seasons is a major pain point. Bringing on new staff at this time of year can be a catch-22: you need skilled new workers to contribute to your projects — but at the same...

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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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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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Planning for Success

“If you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail.”

You’ve probably heard this quote a time or two in your life. Quotes like these seem to show up often. You want to know why? Because it’s true. Benjamin Franklin was a pretty smart guy.

Makes you wonder if...

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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...