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How Construction Professionals Can Embrace Change When Automation Take Their Jobs

How Construction Professionals Can Embrace Change When Automation Take Their Jobs

Keeping up with the evolution of Construction means that construction professionals must keep themselves actively embracing change, industry evolution, constant and consistently learning new skills, and always actively ready to move their careers forward when times of change come. “I could either watch it happen, or be a part of it.” – Elon Musk” Embracing change in constru... »

4 skills youths in the built environment need for the future

4 skills youths in the built environment need for the future

Any revolution or change is met with fear and trepidation. Not only is artificial intelligence and automation impacting our daily lives (and what we do to earn a living), but it is also transforming entire industries, how things are made, consumed and even how countries are governed. This raises the question; what impact will it have on jobs and careers over the next few years or decades? The answ... »

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... »

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... »

The 10 P’s for Proper Construction Project Management

The 10 P’s for Proper Construction Project Management

Proper Planning, Preparation and Proactive Problem Preclusion (Prevention) Prevents Poor Project Performance Frequently when construction projects go wrong, we find that the real cause was due to poor planning and preparation. When the construction project runs into problems, these aren’t detected early on, the wrong actions are implemented to correct the problems, or worse, they are completely ig... »