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May 28, 2019

How to increase productivity without increasing headcount

The construction industry has the potential to boost its value by an impressive $1.6 trillion, but companies also face mounting pressures to stay competitive while keeping tight control of rising costs.

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May 24, 2019

Hard hats to helmets: How Skanska, Clark are improving workers’ last line of defense

But the most iconic protective item, the hard hat, hasn’t significantly changed in its design in the 100 years since it debuted.

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May 20, 2019

Construction starts on $80 million Toronto Blue Jays spring training, player development site in Dunedin

The Toronto Blue Jays baseball team is preparing to start an $80 million renovation of the team’s Dunedin spring training and player development site.

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May 9, 2019

BIM concept prevents duplicate efforts on complex projects

As much as 40% of project data can be lost in the handoffs of modeling from design to contractors to subcontractors to owners, San Diego-based construction management firm Gafcon Inc.

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May 6, 2019

The Dotted Line: What makes a successful RFP

Requests for proposals (RFPs) — they’re like supercharged invitations to bid, and contractor responses to them can form the blueprint for how the project will be run rather than just how much it will cost.

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April 29, 2019

PlanGrid BIM brings 3D Revit data to field management

Building information modeling (BIM) meets field management with the latest integration to come from Autodesk. As a second act to the AEC software giant’s $875 million acquisition of construction management software firm PlanGrid last year

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April 22, 2019

Employers Offer Handsome Raises to Keep Top Talent. But is it Enough?

After 10 years of lackluster growth, wages finally broke the 3% ceiling in August 2018, and have done so every month since. With workers quitting left and right to pursue better opportunities

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April 15, 2019

Use Experiential Interviews to Hire for Fit

If you’ve been in the hiring game for a while, this has probably happened at least once: You come across a great resume, are impressed by the candidate in person, hear them say all the right things in the interview and hire them.

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April 9, 2019

8 Danger Signs When You’re Job Searching

The job description seems to be a work in progress that keeps changing. You’re told that you’ll be reporting to finance and later it changes to operations. They say they’ll get back to you within 48 hours and you hear nothing. You arrive for your interview with Bob and learn that you’ll be meeting with Jane instead.

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