Tag Archives: construction

Business strategy: Diversify or specialize services?

I learned about a company recently that has proactively developed a niche to physically lift homes to meet current hurricane-proof standards. Based on a federal grant for homeowners, the construction company is tapping a need that has meant growth for …

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The right fit: 10 steps to better hiring

You don’t understand what happened. He interviewed so well. But it’s six months later, and it’s obvious. He’s not a good fit. You should have known better. He’s just not detail oriented, and this job requires a lot of repetitive …

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Complementing (not competing) a waterfront scene with lighting

The Newport Marriott in Rhode Island is a showcase property in the brand’s global portfolio. The unique 200-plus room waterfront hotel recently underwent a top to bottom renovation, the most significant in its 27-year history. All of the indoor and …

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Solving the leadership gap in the trade industry

The trade industry is undergoing a challenging transition that’s forcing companies to adapt or die. As millennials enter the trade industry, a new wave of entry-level employees are clashing with older generations that have dominated the field—making teamwork more difficult than …

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Delivering safety and security in uncertain times

Sandy Hook. Virginia Tech. Orlando. San Bernardino. These names — once known simply as schools and cities — now endure as symbolic reminders of once-unfathomable tragedy. Sadly, these horrific mass shooting incidents are now not only fathomable, they have become …

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6 types of insurance for contractors you should know

There are plenty of benefits that come with being a contractor. For one, your schedule is so much more flexible than if you were an employee. The money is also good most of the time. But being a contractor also …

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Managing your auto fleet risk

The rebounding economy has brought with it a significant expansion in business auto fleets, with companies in construction, transportation and logistics putting more vehicles on the road. That’s generally very positive, but there is a downside: as more technology comes …

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Why technology may be the answer to workplace accidents in the construction trade

Every year, accidents on construction sites across the globe lead to fatalities and serious injuries. Indeed, incidents such as falling from scaffolding or being struck by a vehicle make working on a building site one of the most dangerous professions …

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How to become a commercial construction company leader in 2017

Being known as an industry leader is every commercial construction business owner’s dream. It doesn’t happen overnight however, or by itself. A good communications plan using current and emerging technology along with traditional techniques creates buzz about your business and …

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How construction cameras are clicking with hotel builder

The Wright Group is a general contracting company specializing in hotel construction and renovations throughout Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Business is booming. 

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