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Blogs and guides related to people, workforce management and talent development.

  • How to Find Talented Estimators During the Labour Shortage

    How to Find Talented Estimators During the Labour Shortage

    There are a lot of essential roles within the construction industry that don’t physically involve getting your hands dirty. In addition to the individuals undertaking the actual construction,...

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  • When Robots Deliver

    When Robots Deliver

    We’re living in an automated world, and robots are no longer science fiction— they’re increasingly science fact. Most tech comes with a downside, and surely you’ve read predictions about the impact of

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  • When Your Supply Chain Goes Wrong: From KFC to Construction

    When Your Supply Chain Goes Wrong: From KFC to Construction

    What happens when a supply chain of any size, such as the one at KFC, goes wrong? You can’t help but wonder what led to it happening, and if valuable lessons have been learnt.

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  • Top Jobs in Construction for 2018

    Top Jobs in Construction for 2018

    Construction workers are needed like never before— and with the resource shortage across the globe, there is no better time to consider construction jobs. Here are the top construction jobs in the UK

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  • No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit

    No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit

    Adam Jeninga is a Detailer at Interstates, an electrical construction and automation company with locations throughout the Midwest. Adam was awarded Staff Pick for a BIM project he submitted at...

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  • How Construction Asset Management Supports Success

    How Construction Asset Management Supports Success

    For project managers in construction, it seems there are always a hundred different ways you could improve your workflow. But, actually making a change and dealing with the disruption that can...

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  • Exoskeletons for Construction Workers Are Marching Onsite

    Exoskeletons for Construction Workers Are Marching Onsite

    For construction workers of the not-so-distant future, the term “suit up” may refer to sporting a metal exosuit – an exoskeleton for construction workers – which provides robotic strength, even...

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  • How to Challenge the Challengers In Your CAD Department

    How to Challenge the Challengers In Your CAD Department

    You want to improve, but that stubborn detailer says “No.” Find a champion, use them to prove that change is good, then give your resistant resource an ultimatum. Don’t let your company suffer...

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  • Top 10 Reasons to Implement BIM

    Top 10 Reasons to Implement BIM

    Building Information Modelling, or BIM, is quickly becoming the standard in building and project design. This model-based approach is used for both communication and collaboration; however, ...

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  • Real-Time Technology Benefits People Management

    Real-Time Technology Benefits People Management

    Construction companies have endless assets they need to carry out their services and make a profit. But as the saying goes, a company’s greatest asset is its people.   What is asset...

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  • 7 Signs of Asset MISmanagement in Construction

    7 Signs of Asset MISmanagement in Construction

    Most businesses have a wide range of assets, and construction firms are no exception. Employees are often described as a company’s greatest asset and having the right talent in place is, of...

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  • How to Add Value to Your Estimates With Value Engineering

    How to Add Value to Your Estimates With Value Engineering

    For today’s estimators, value engineering shouldn’t just be a requirement – it should be a priority. Download our latest guide to discover how you can add value to your cost estimates.

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  • LEGO and Minecraft Can Teach You About BIM

    LEGO and Minecraft Can Teach You About BIM

    If you’re new to Building Information Modeling (BIM), diving in and learning the process can be a bit intimidating. This leads to several questions about how it will impact your business,

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  • What Is Value Engineering In Cost Estimating?

    What Is Value Engineering In Cost Estimating?

    Value engineering is one of the most commonly misunderstood processes in the world of cost estimating. Some say it’s the same as cost-cutting, budget-cutting, and scope reduction. Others add...

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  • 5 Things You Should Know About Robotics in Construction

    5 Things You Should Know About Robotics in Construction

    Increased productivity and efficiency is one of the biggest challenges in the construction industry. Some claim this is partially due to severe worker shortages and weak growth, and that the total...

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  • How to Avoid the Health and Safety Risk of Poor Tool Management

    How to Avoid the Health and Safety Risk of Poor Tool Management

    Poor tool and equipment management impacts the health and safety of construction crew, but having a system can help you avoid these risks. The best part is, the benefits go beyond safety.

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  • Need to Know About Design and Construction Technology

    Need to Know About Design and Construction Technology

    An array of digital technologies will combine to reshape how the built environment is created for the next generation. Anthony Thompson, BIM Specialist at the NYC Department of Environmental...

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  • What Could AI Mean for Construction Professionals?

    What Could AI Mean for Construction Professionals?

    More and more often, the construction industry is seeing an influx of automated technologies. As the demand for new developments and buildings reaches an all-time high, construction firms are...

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  • 4 Steps to Successful BIM Implementation [INFOGRAPHIC]

    4 Steps to Successful BIM Implementation [INFOGRAPHIC]

    There is a lot of hype surrounding BIM these days, and rightly so. It’s revolutionizing the way contractors are approaching their entire process, and even reducing wasted materials, time, labour,...

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  • Immigration and Construction

    Immigration and Construction

    Free movement of labour is beneficial to business and to some degree this has followed on from globalisation. Here we look at the benefits immigration has on the construction industry.

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