Why Many Employees Clash With Controlling Micro-managers
By Yuki Noguchi, a correspondent on the Business Desk NPR's headquarters in Washington D.C.
Micromanagement can kill motivation, employee creativity and job satisfaction. It's the biggest beef many workers have about their boss."
How 4 Changes in Your Approach Can Stop Employees from Quitting
by Rieva Lesonsky, Small Business Trends
Transformations such as globalization and automation have workers feeling somewhat disposable. While most of the employees in the survey feel loyal to their employers, they’re also watching out for their own interests, ready to run to greener pastures if they appear."...
What You Can Change to Keep Good Employees Leaving
From the website of ADP (Automatic Data Processing).
Businesses are vying for talent in a labor market that’s tighter than ever before – and expected to become even more competitive. Knowing this, employers are recognizing the increasing importance of employee engagement to limit costly turnover."...
Time to Grow Your Team, the Three Telltale Signs
By Jeff Pruitt, Chairman and CEO of Tallwave on INC.com
The fact of the matter is, to achieve growth in your business you have to grow your team. But how do you know when it's the right time to hire? Here are a few ways to tell if it's time to start lining up the interviews."
Staffing Implications the Flexible Overhead
Skoda Minotti article by Roger Gingerich, CPA/ABV, CVA, CCA
An argument can even be made that Flexible Overhead might serve to at- tract millennial workers. While this generation has generally migrated away from construction trades, contract work provides millennials the opportunity to work within reasonably flexible hourly...
Construction Recruiting Still a Challenge
Construction Dive's Debbie Reslock talks about the challenges of finding new construction recruits.
The training programs are there, but inspiring students to go into construction is still one of the biggest battles the industry faces today."
Any Workers Involved in Building of Franklin County Jail Must Be Member of a Union
Article by Bill Bush of The Columbus Dispatch
The all-Democrat Franklin County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved an agreement with construction unions saying that all workers on the county’s new $170 million jail must be members of unions or, if not, pay dues and fees to the unions."...
Construction Management Student Hosts Radio Show on Women in Construction
Mary Tyler March of Construction Dive shares an interview with Stephanie Crepeau, a construction management student who hosts an internet radio show about women in construction.
I wish career and technical education programs were a staple in schools everywhere. I always believed that if you want to be a carpenter you should...
Hundreds of Local Workers Employed by Hall of Fame Project
Alison Matas of CantonRep.com reports on the Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village project, which is being managed by CEA Member Welty Building Co., and how it is employing the local workforce:
Village developers early on made a commitment to use local labor and signed negotiated collective bargaining agreements to that...
Hiring the Right Candidate for Your Company
Foundation Software shares their perspective on hiring the right fit at a construction company:
Finding the best fit for an opening in your organization isn’t just about what you need — it’s who you need. If you want to hire the best estimator, controller, project manager, whatever, always look to hire the best...