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3 Tips to Keep Your Employees Safe

Now that Construction Safety Week is in full swing, the team at BirdDogHR wants to thank you for your efforts to keep your teams safe, especially as the busy season starts to fill the calendars. While we know there are many things that contribute to employee safety, there are three...

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4 Ways to Make Sure Subcontractors Are Valued as Part of the Team

Subcontractors play a very important role in the timely completion of construction projects, and their specialized skills are in high demand. In fact, contingent and contractor workers now make up a reported 40.4% of the U.S. workforce across all industries.

To accommodate this growth, construction managers must use strategies...

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Attract Millennials to Construction by Giving Back

National Volunteer Week, established in 1974 by Points of Light , runs from April 15-21 this year. The week aims to thank and recognize volunteer efforts by individuals and groups around the world. In celebration of the week, we’re making a case for why construction companies should introduce volunteer opportunities...

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4 Busy Season Construction Challenges and How BirdDogHR Can Help

A busy project season is what every construction and manufacturing manager wants — but only if their team and company is equipped to deal with the surge of new projects and more employees. While the busy season can yield fruitful business results, these times of year are also ripe with...

Jamie Edelen, Becky Robinson and Diana Hume

Celebrating Women in Construction Week: Part II

Welcome to Women in Construction Week: Part 2! Learn more about the projects, initiatives and technologies these three women have implemented within their company and communities.

Jamie Edelen

HR Generalist, Manatt’s Inc.

For 13 years, Jamie has contributed her talents to Manatt’s and...

Lauren Cramer, Rebecca Battle-Bryant and Christa Davenport

Celebrating Women in Construction Week: Part I

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) announced March 4-10 is Women in Construction Week. We are so thankful to work with so many amazing construction companies that empower women to be the best they can be. Women are such a valuable asset to any company, as they provide insight...