Making Strategic Investments In Employee Development Is Crucial For Success
By William Craig, Contributor, Forbes.com
The pressures of everyday business weigh on shoulders of all professionals, and leaders feel like they can’t afford to invest in their employees as much as they’d like — it’s just not realistic. When employers take this viewpoint, they fail their employees and...
Don’t Wing It: Improve Your Processes With Better Controls and Checklists
Written by Chrissy Walters, CPA, MBA, Skoda Minotti
When it comes to running a business, what key processes benefit from standardizing a multi-step process? Checklists are common for month-end close, setting up new vendors and onboarding employees. There are controls in place that you don’t want to forget and you want...
Video Game-Like Tech Draws Younger, More Skeptical Workforce to Construction
By Construction Dive's author, Jenn Goodman
Mittie Cannon, founder of an Alabama nonprofit construction training program for girls, knows that a job in the trades offers many perks: good pay, job satisfaction, the ability to work as part of a team and opportunities for advancement. But those incentives are not always enough to...
Students in ACE Mentor Program Eye Bright Future
By Sylest Lofton, The Real Deal Press
The future is bright, as shown through the ambitions and creative visions of ACE Mentor Program students.
This message was evident to an audience of ACE Mentor Cleveland Program supporters, teachers, mentors, and family members who gathered on May 9th at the annual ACE Banquet to recognize the...
Lowe's has come out Swinging in the war for Talent with a new Campaign to fill Millions of Skilled Trades Jobs
By Áine Cain a reporter for the Business Insider.
Lowe's wants to make plumbers, electricians, and mechanics cool.
The home improvement retailer is spearheading an organization called Generation T — "T" as in trade skills — that's looking to solved the skilled trades labor gap. Businesses and...
Construction Tech: The Current State & What Lies Ahead
by Rachel Fulford, Construction Business Owner
On a hot day in a city filled with the sounds of ongoing construction projects, contracting business owners, software providers, engineers, computer scientists and other industry techies converged on the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia, for the third annual...
Managing an Aging Workforce
This article is from the Safety+Health Magazine.
Failure to plan leads business owners and managers down a costly path. Many workplaces are focused on attracting millennial workers, hoping to hire and retain them while keeping them satisfied and engaged in their jobs. Although it’s important to value Generation Z and...
4 Key Attributes That Make Up the Great Modern Leader's Mindset
By Gene Hammett, speaker, growth strategist, and host of the LeadersintheTrenches.com podcast, Inc.
Talent and hard work aren't enough to achieve success. While you can't succeed without them, ask anyone who found out the hard way that "You can do anything you want if you work hard enough" isn't true.
Contractors Increase use of In-House Design to Better Manage Project Demands
By Jim Parsons is a freelance writer for (ENR) Engineering News-Record.
Contractors’ use of virtual design and construction technology can help expedite development and fabrication of building systems, but application of these tools still requires teamwide collaboration and understanding.
Managing Five Generations at the Construction Site
By Juan Rodriguez, The Balance Small Business
In today's construction industry, as well as other industries, we are seeing a blend of generations acting together at a single site or workplace. Many companies have high goals and metrics regarding diversity, which means that they are encouraging and accepting more diverse...