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How to inspire a workflow ecosystem that creates a sustainable work environment

How to inspire a workflow ecosystem that creates a sustainable work environment

Increased complexity in the workplace requires specialisation when it comes to successfully completing multiple projects within the strict confines of deadlines and budgets. Gareth Robb, Contracts Manager at GVK-Siya Zama, says that in light of this, it is vital to find effective ways to get things done as well as manage stress levels in a fast-paced working environment. Robb, recently attended th... »

How Can Technology Bridge the Construction Labor Gap?

How Can Technology Bridge the Construction Labor Gap?

As the labor gap continues to grow, the construction industry has reached an impasse. Fewer people are applying for construction positions, and the ones who do lack the necessary experience. With an aging workforce, declining interest and high operating expenses, construction executives have started to get creative. A growing number of construction professionals are turning to digital technologies... »

Here is how Construction employers could attract Next- Gen Employees

Here is how Construction employers could attract Next- Gen Employees

The Technological advancements the construction industry has seen in recent years, and will continue to experience, represent a microcosm of what’s occurring across industries globally. Yet, the changes in this mature and often slow to adapt industry have far-reaching implications for U.S. communities – in the structures being built, the materials being used, the costs of development and even the ... »

Attracting and Nurturing the Next Wave of Construction Professionals

Attracting and Nurturing the Next Wave of Construction Professionals

Nearly a decade removed from the last major recession, construction has been booming, with unparalleled growth opportunities and innovations being realized. Yet, the construction industry is still facing a significant challenge in terms of building out skilled workforces. There are simply too many projects and not enough workers, sometimes leading contractors to miss out on prime opportunities. [r... »

How Construction Leaders Can Establish a Strong Character

How Construction Leaders Can Establish a Strong Character

In the construction industry, there are countless ethical situations leaders are placed in daily—whether on the production floor, a job site or a boardroom. Consider some of the challenges leaders face every day in these contexts, including dealing with power, privilege, information, consistency, loyalty, responsibility, motivation and decisions. [rml_read_more] There are so many variables and fac... »