Change is Good!
If 2020 and the CoronaVirus pandemic taught us anything it was the opportunity to embrace change. Folks who had worked in an office for 25+ years worked from home for the past 18 months. Remote work surged during the pandemic and shows little signs of returning to pre pandemic levels. But what about construction? … Read MoreRead More
The Armor of Construction
How to Dress for Success: PPE and Lifesaving Equipment Growing up, a popular halloween costume in my neighborhood was to dress up as a construction worker. Little children look up to the brave, tough construction workers who build great and mighty things. Or maybe these kids were simply the children of actual constructor workers who … Read MoreRead More
Keep Calm and Build your Safety Culture
The construction industry is very competitive and the most successful companies have a reputation that allows them to stand out. This makes it easier to hire the best people and encourages them to build solid careers at your company. By focusing on improving your company culture you show that you care about your people and … Read MoreRead More
AGC of AMERICA SAYS DON’T MISS OUT ON AQUIRE©!!!
Disruptor to the industry, the team at CAHill TECH is bringing a fresh approach to training, safety and workforce development. Read all about it here: https://www.constructor-digital.com/ngcs/0221_march_april_2021/MobilePagedArticle.action?articleId=1662071#articleId1662071Read More
Tribal Knowledge is a Terrible Thing to Lose
By 2025, nearly 25 percent of the United States population is expected to be 60 years of age or older. With this demographic preparing to exit the workforce and enter retirement, what can be done to retain their knowledge and pass it down to the next generation of employees? After all, a good portion of … Read MoreRead More
We’ve Got a “Haunch” You are Going to Want to Read This…
The Skinny on Haunches Planning to build any bridges this year? We have your solution to ensure excellence in the field- a brand spanking new module in aQuiRe© from a true master of measurement. With aQuiRe© your employees have access to the new Haunches training video, the subject matter expert walks you through the most … Read MoreRead More
New Feature Streamlines Construction Leader Readiness
Construction leaders have a big job. They need to make sure their workers are doing the million little things necessary to deliver a quality job, on time and within budget. The list of things to do is huge and dynamic, especially during the pandemic and the challenges of keeping a full workforce on site. What … Read MoreRead More
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Keeping essential workers on the job during the COVID-19 pandemic
Administering and reviewing a set of screening questions for each employee before clearing them to enter the work site can be slow and cumbersome and create bottlenecks at the start of the work day. It also creates the potential of having ill or COVID-19 exposed employees report to work to fill out the questionnaire only … Read MoreRead More
Distracted Driving and Work Zones
We all know that distracted driving is resulting in increased fatalities on our roadways. The National Safety Council reported a 6% increase in fatalities in 2016. According to the National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse, overall roadways fatalities increased 13% from 2013 to 2016. And during that same period, work zone fatalities increased 28%! Keep … Read MoreRead More
Cast a Wider Net: 8 Tips for Finding Top Talent
I’ve spent my whole adult life in the construction business. It’s been a wild ride. Big booms followed by big busts followed by years of slow or no growth. Given the volatility, it’s challenging for contractors to retain skilled workers when the industry is sluggish. So how can contractors find quality people, then keep them … Read MoreRead More
Despite recognizing apps’ importance, most firms don’t use them for safety training
Although many in the industry still resist new technologies, construction’s digital transformation is already here. For many, that process means a new era of greater efficiency and less risk as new apps and devices help project teams stay on top of their workflows and ahead of potential danger. Wearables, for one, are transforming the way … Read MoreRead More