workforce development

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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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Conducting Mid-Year Reviews

June is here, which means it’s time for mid-year reviews. Is your company taking advantage of this midpoint to check in with employees on goal progress? Maybe now is the time to start. After all, mid-year reviews are the best way to check in on your workforce’s productivity, efficiency and...

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Ensure Workforce Safety as Busy Season Approaches

The busy season is rapidly approaching for construction companies. This means more federal contracts and projects, but also puts construction industry workers at an increased risk for injury. The construction industry is made up of approximately 6.5 million workers and has a higher fatal injury rate compared to the national...

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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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Using Performance Tracking to Improve Employee Engagement

Tracking your employee’s performance does more than just following their strengths and weaknesses. Performance tracking is a gateway into better employee engagement and management. To improve the way your employees are engaging with your company, take these ideas into consideration:

Deliver frequent feedback. Create a platform for...

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