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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... »

7 Career Lessons That Double as Amazing Life Advice

7 Career Lessons That Double as Amazing Life Advice

After all, work and life aren’t all that separate from one another. Many of the lessons you learn from your job can shape your personal life, and vice versa. [rml_read_more] Below are seven career articles that double as good life advice—because yes, you should love what you do for eight hours of your day, but you should also love the life you live in the rest of those hours. There’s No Such Thing... »

10 ways to improve communication in Construction

10 ways to improve communication in Construction

Here are some tips from on how to ensure good communication on a construction site. [rml_read_more] Good communication is an essential component of success on construction projects, and it plays a decisive role in saving both time and money during the building process. Anybody familiar with construction will agree: communication can either be a major issue or a key to success throughout the constr... »