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6 Ways To Encourage Honest Feedback From Your Employees

Employers need feedback, too, but sometimes it’s just hard to get — but our VP of Product Development, Chris Lennon, has some tips. Learn how to cultivate a workplace culture of honesty, openness, respect and trust so that you can receive honest feedback from your employees and learn how to better grow your company.

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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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The Challenge of Compliance in the Construction Industry

Compliance standards require regular monitoring by construction companies, and any manager in the industry is familiar with the levels of compliance laid out by the United States Department of Labor. That compliance includes everything from meeting occupational health and safety standards to protecting the rights of specialized construction employees such...

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Tips of the Trades

Recruiting isn’t easy but for employers in the skilled trades; it’s especially tricky.

Boomer generation retirements reveal an enormous skill gap and visible talent shortage which is creating a competitive and limited market of skilled candidates. Because of this, it’s more important now than ever, to make sure that...

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5 Ways to Improve Giving Employee Feedback

How To Improve Giving Employee Feeback

Giving specific and constructive feedback enables employees to stay on track and produce top quality work. Your employees want to know how they’re doing whether it’s good or bad. Feedback is a way to avoid misunderstandings, correct minor performance mishaps before they become a...

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Employee Performance is a Direct Reflection of the Executive Team

The phrase "Do as I say, not as I do" doesn’t apply in the workplace. Employee performance is a reflection of the executive team and their performance as leaders. If employees are consistently not performing at the level or standard that management expects, it might be time to review the...

How to Retain Top Employees in the Construction Industry

How to Retain Top Employees in the Construction Industry

Employee turnover can have a negative impact on any industry, but the effects are even more harmful for construction companies and contractors. Any construction employer knows it’s a specialized industry, and a project often can’t risk losing one of its top...

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Collaborate. Centralize. Engage.

Employees will spend hours a day researching information and sifting through emails to find exactly what their coworker had said to them in that one email about that project that started today.

Sifting through old information disengages them from real work. Because when knowledge and information isn’t centralized and...

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How Often Should You Provide Employees With Feedback?

According to studies, if employees are offered quarterly assessment and feedback, they are 45% more likely to have above average performance. So why aren’t more companies offering regular feedback? Our VP of Product Development, Chris Lennon, has some ideas on how to work around the hurdles that many employers face so that your organization can cut turnover rates and increase employee engagement.

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