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Managing Millennials In Your Construction Company
2 years ago

Managing Millennials In Your Construction Company

It’s no secret that labor shortages have been an on and off struggle for the construction industry. And companies are having to shift their focus to the culture, work life quality and engagement to attract and retain good employees. But as companies ignore the facts and continue to spend the big bucks on training programs focused […]

Social Media Join Your Audience Where They Already Are
2 years ago

Social Media: Etiquette 101

We’ve covered why your company should have social media and all the benefits it provides … but how should your company handle the various social media networks? Many companies jump in and start playing because social media doesn’t come with any real instructions. And without guidelines and a serious strategy in place, disaster is just a […]

Technology No Longer a Luxury, It's a Necessity
2 years ago

Technology: No Longer a Luxury, It’s a Necessity

From constant miscommunication to scheduling and budgeting issues, so many things can go wrong in a project without the use of construction management software. Is there poor communication between workers and managers in your company? Are your paper-based documents causing errors and rework? Are you attempting to communicate between emails, texts and phone calls? Are […]

Fostering Mental Health in Your Company
2 years ago

The Importance of Fostering Mental Health In Your Company

Most of the talk regarding mental health awareness focuses on people who work in offices and tend to bring their work home with them, as they might be at a greater risk of mental health problems, burnout and high stress levels. But stress affects more than just office executives. The working conditions for many construction […]

Developing a Marketing Plan for Your Construction Company
2 years ago

Developing a Marketing Plan for Your Construction Company

Marketing should be viewed as your construction company’s strategic plan to maximize strengths and downplay weaknesses. It’s also a way to find areas where the company has a competitive advantage, further assess which markets to focus on, understand demographics and set a competitive pricing structure. In order to achieve these goals and help your business […]

Safety First, Always
2 years ago

Safety First, Always

Even though most are aware that the construction industry has a reputation of generating some of the most hazardous work environments, there are still business owners and site managers who attempt to save on time and money by avoiding safety inspections and training. Workplaces that get professionally reviewed in regards to safety protocols tend to […]

8 Tips for Recruiting Top Construction Talent
2 years ago

8 Tips for Recruiting Top Construction Talent

Construction companies that are willing to address today’s small candidate market and take the necessary measures to ensure that they get ahead of the competition will be the companies that win out and hire the best workers. Follow these tips for addressing the challenge and finding the top talent for your construction company: Position Yourself […]

The Keys to Success for Your Next Home Show
2 years ago

The Keys to Success for Your Next Home Show

Here are a few suggestions to help you draw attention to your construction company’s booth at the next home show you attend: Plan for success. Evaluate the audience before you even get to the home show. What are the demographics? Are they consumers? Which of them might be potential leads? Visit the event’s website and […]

Small Steps to Save Big Money
2 years ago

Small Steps to Save Big Money

It’s smart business for any company to try and save money where you can, but those in the construction industry especially need to save money wherever possible. Why? There are a vast amount of resources that go into a project in order to produce a relatively low profit margin, so those in the construction industry […]

Trade Partners Working With You, Not For You
2 years ago

Trade Partners: Working With You, Not For You

No matter how efficient a company’s internal operations are, it’s the relationships with trade partners that can make or break a construction project. And since there is no clear cut guide on the process of teaming up with trade partners, sometimes it can be difficult to effectively interact with them and achieve success on a […]

8 Tips for Creating a Memorable Customer Experience
2 years ago

8 Tips for Creating a Memorable Customer Experience

Construction companies have the benefit of building customer relations by word-of-mouth but where does it all start? By creating a memorable customer experience. A positive customer experience can lead to retention and growth and it’s especially important on the flip side. An unsatisfied customer is never good and could vocalize their feelings, potentially harming your […]

Buidertrend and Habitat for Humanity Omaha
2 years ago

Buildertrend & Habitat for Humanity Omaha Team Up for 2016 Builders Blitz

Buildertrend is proud to have one of the best non-profit organizations in the world – Habitat for Humanity – using our software for their annual Builders Blitz. Who is Habitat for Humanity Omaha? Habitat for Humanity is an international, non-governmental and non-profit organization that is devoted to building “simple, decent and affordable” housing. This self-described […]