From the monthly archives: February 2017

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Get and Keep Top Talent

It can be a challenge to find the right person for the job, let alone trying to keep them around! Getting high-performers in the right role is crucial to your company’s success. While some companies don’t recruit the right talent, construction is also a cyclical business, causing workers to seek other employment during slow seasons. Never fear, by employing a few HR practices you’ll employ quality workers for the long haul!

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Financially Savvy Commercial Construction

Nobody breaks ground on a building project expecting it to be a money pit, but if you’re not careful, the hole you dig can become just that. Financial security can make or break a business - it’s something we know first-hand at Shaw-Lundquist. In our 42 years of business we have never taken out a traditional bank loan. That’s a feat not many successful companies can boast! As a second generation, family-owned general contracting company, we are committed to the growth small business, and want to provide you with a few fundamental tips to building revenue for your business.

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Boosting Your Crew’s Productivity

In construction, if your crew isn’t productive your client’s money is being wasted. If your operation isn’t running efficiently, it doesn’t matter how hard everyone works, the job isn’t the best it could be. Reputation is everything in the construction industry, and it’s a good to be known as a company that has productive and efficient job sites. It helps for the superintendent to not only focus on hard workers, but also the smart ones. Similarly, having an intelligent, savvy project manager will boost project productivity.

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