Women in Construction

Women in Construction – As Told By Women

Construction is one of those industries notorious for being male-dominated and, at times, not as welcoming to women. What’s that experience truly like? Here are some opinions of women working in the construction industry, because who better to describe a woman’s experience in construction than actual women? Challenges Women Face in Construction Women make up only 4% of the workforce…
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high five

5 Ways To Give High Fives To Remote Employees

Written by Carla Corban Kath, Director of Customer Success Strategy at Staffbase Recognition drives results. And it doesn’t cost much either. A simple thank you or an authentic show of appreciation is an invaluable attribute for any company looking to connect with its workforce and reinforce a culture of gratitude. But in many industries, leaders struggle to show appreciation for…
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Eco-Friendly Construction Practices

Eco-Friendly Construction Practices That Could Save the World

Looking at the great natural disasters of 2017, it’s clear we all need to do our part to preserve the planet. Construction businesses are in a great position to contribute to conservation efforts, so why not take on that responsibility? You’ll not only gain a positive reputation, you’ll help the planet and well-being of its inhabitants (i.e. us). Why Should…
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Future of Construction Tech

What Does the Future of Construction Technology Look Like?

As more and more technological advances come to light, one thing we’d like to wonder is how does this affect construction? With everything from AI to autonomous vehicles in mind, how will we see the construction industry take advantage of such advances? Keep reading for construction tech game changers we can expect to see in the coming years. Modernizing the…
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5 Tips to Maintaining Your Heavy Duty Equipment

Heavy duty equipment is costly to replace and buy. As a company that depends on these machines, you need to ensure that you take proper care of these items. Remember that if you do not take enough precaution, there is a possibility of a higher cost for repairs than the initial buying price. The cost will also affect the return…
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7 Lead Generation Tips

7 Lead Generation Tips for Your Construction Business

Leads are essential to any construction company. WIthout new work, there’s no way to keep the business going. The right practices can help you increase the volume of leads you collect. Ensure your business’ stability by employing any of the following lead generation tips below. Look at Your Network Improving your overall network can mean new leads. Networking groups, conferences,…
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5 Tips to Finding a Commercial Roofing Contractor

You should never attempt to install or repair an industrial roof on your own. This is because they are more complex than residential roofs. If the roof is leaking, it just has to be repaired because the water can damage your products. You should instead find a commercial roofing contractor. Though there are many contractors out there, some of them…
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5 Tips to Picking Out New Deco Stones

When it comes to revamping our home and garden, using decorative stones is definitely one of the things that we look forward to doing. After all, it enhances our room and garden setting. We like to add details and textures to our interior to make it more appealing and stylish. Choosing the right decorative wall cladding for your interior can…
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CMA Outlook Survey

Construction Marketing Association 2018 Marketing Outlook – Survey

“Marketing is changing rapidly, and the AEC and building products categories are no exception,” states CMA Chairman Neil M. Brown. With such immense and rapid change on the horizon, it’s important to identify tactics, strategies, and best practices in the construction marketing environment so that you can close more leads and make more money in the coming year. In order…
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weather delay issues construction industry

Why Are Weather Delays Such a Big Issue in the Construction Industry?

This year has seen some of the most brutal natural disasters in recent history. Hurricanes and beyond have ripped apart all kinds of construction and infrastructure and plenty of areas in the US face rebuilding: Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico. The reconstruction of these regions will be difficult. An added obstacle? Ordinary weather delays. A hurricane will completely destroy whatever was…
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