People & Skills

Dedicated to construction industry people, workforce management and talent development.

  • 7 Signs of Asset MISmanagement in Construction

    7 Signs of Asset MISmanagement in Construction

    What are the signs of asset mismanagement and what could the potential impact be? Discover the 7 signs of asset mismanagement and how to avoid it.

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  • 10 Innovative Women Who Changed the History of the AEC Industry

    10 Innovative Women Who Changed the History of the AEC Industry

    Even though STEM fields have fewer women on boards than other industries, many female engineers have greatly advanced the field. See the ten notable women who changed the history of the AEC industry.

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  • LEGO and Minecraft Can Teach You About BIM

    LEGO and Minecraft Can Teach You About BIM

    If you’re new to Building Information Modeling (BIM), diving in and learning the process can be a bit intimidating. Find out how you can gamify learning BIM through LEGO and Minecraft.

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  • What Is Value Engineering In Cost Estimating?

    What Is Value Engineering In Cost Estimating?

    Value engineering is one of the most commonly misunderstood processes in the world of cost estimating. Learn how you can utilize value engineering for every stage of your construction project.

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  • 5 Things You Should Know About Robotics in Construction [VIDEO]

    5 Things You Should Know About Robotics in Construction [VIDEO]

    Construction robotics are challenging the status quo and changing the way owner-operators think about scalability. Watch this video to learn five things you should know about robotics in construction.

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  • How to Add Value to Your Cost Estimates with Value Engineering

    How to Add Value to Your Cost Estimates with Value Engineering

    For today’s estimators, value engineering shouldn’t just be a requirement – it should be a priority. Download our latest guide to discover how you can add value to your cost estimates.

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  • What You Need to Know About Design and Construction Technology (Hint, We Are Just BIM-ginning)

    What You Need to Know About Design and Construction Technology (Hint, We Are Just BIM-ginning)

    An array of digital technologies will combine to reshape how the built environment is created for the next generation. Anthony Thompson, BIM Specialist, NYC Dept of Environmental Protection, explains.

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  • What Could AI Mean for Construction Professionals?

    What Could AI Mean for Construction Professionals?

    Find out how the advancement of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning technologies are making this easier for construction firms to streamline their projects.

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  • 4 Steps to Successful BIM Implementation [INFOGRAPHIC]

    4 Steps to Successful BIM Implementation [INFOGRAPHIC]

    If you’ve ever wondered how to properly implement a BIM process for your firm, or even if you’re skeptical about successful adoption, take a look at this infographic on four steps to BIM success!

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  • How to Avoid the Health and Safety Risk of Poor Tool Management

    How to Avoid the Health and Safety Risk of Poor Tool Management

    Poor tool and equipment management impacts the health and safety of construction crew, but having a system can help you avoid these risks. The best part is, the benefits go beyond safety.

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  • Five Famous People Who Used To Be Plumbers

    Five Famous People Who Used To Be Plumbers

    Movie stars, prominent scientists, famous musicians and sporting legends are not ready made. There is an astonishing number of household names that were skilled labourers before they went on to succes

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  • Five Famous People Who Used To Be Electricians

    Five Famous People Who Used To Be Electricians

    Working as an electrician has always been a popular choice of career. You learn a skilled trade and the work is varied, rewarding and frequently challenging. However, not everyone who trains as an ele

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  • The Challenges and Rewards of NEC Compliance for Electrical Contractors

    The Challenges and Rewards of NEC Compliance for Electrical Contractors

    Download your free guide to NEC compliance and get the information you need to know about the 2017 update.

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  • Five Top Tips: For a Happy and Productive Workforce

    Five Top Tips: For a Happy and Productive Workforce

    In our industry, it's never been more important to value diversity and inclusion among your workforce. A broader range of people mean a richer, deeper pool of talent at your disposal. However, making

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  • BIM & Design: From Architects to Subcontractors – Who Does What?

    BIM & Design: From Architects to Subcontractors – Who Does What?

    We are frequently reminded that BIM is less about technology than it is about people and processes. What isn’t always immediately clear is where each of us sits, and where our responsibilities lie.

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  • Why Robots will Never Replace People

    Why Robots will Never Replace People

    You would be hard pressed to find an industry that hasn’t been impacted by technology in one way or another and construction is no different. However the growth of the use of tech – and robotics.

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  • Rage Against the Machine

    Rage Against the Machine

    All too often, we hear the adage that BIM is 10% technology and 90% sociology but what does this really mean if so many construction industry stakeholders still remain skeptical?

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  • Women and Engineering– Why Do Girls Really Drop STEM?

    Women and Engineering– Why Do Girls Really Drop STEM?

    At a time of such progress why does the engineering workforce across Europe still lack true diversity? More specifically, why aren’t there more women engineers?

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  • Plumbing: 10 things you didn't know [Infographic]

    Plumbing: 10 things you didn't know [Infographic]

    Part 3: Plumbing Join us for a light-hearted look at the world of an MEP contractor, with the third in our new infographic series – 30 things you probably didn’t know about the world of an MEP...

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  • Electrical: 10 things you didn't know [Infographic]

    Electrical: 10 things you didn't know [Infographic]

    Part 2: Electrical Join us for a light-hearted look at the world of an MEP contractor, with the second in our new infographic series – 30 things you probably didn’t know about the world of an MEP...

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