People & Skills

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

  • 10 Tips for a Safer Building Construction Site

    10 Tips for a Safer Building Construction Site

    Follow these tips to make sure your building construction site is as safe as possible.

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  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Project Teams

    7 Habits of Highly Effective Project Teams

    In this white paper, learn the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Project Teams and how you can apply these tactics to your organization to become a top-performing owner.

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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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  • Preparing for Digital Transformation in the AEC Industry

    Preparing for Digital Transformation in the AEC Industry

    There are strong signals that the construction industry is undergoing an inevitable change that will increase business intelligence across processes, people and technology. Don't be left behind.

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  • How to Optimize the Construction Workflow When You're Outsourcing

    How to Optimize the Construction Workflow When You're Outsourcing

    How can you overcome the inefficiencies of outsourced work? Here's how you can streamline your workflow and solve communication bottlenecking.

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  • Are You Ready to Go Constructible?

    Are You Ready to Go Constructible?

    Transformation will not be achieved simply by implementing new technologies, but by improving workflows with repeatable business processes. Are you ready to go constructible?

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  • Why Modernizing Construction Document Management Processes is Vital to Contractors’ Success

    Why Modernizing Construction Document Management Processes is Vital to Contractors’ Success

    Without the right documentation in place for construction teams to work from, projects either grind to a halt or tasks are carried out incorrectly, forcing costly rework. Find out how to modernize.

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  • 4 Ways Labor Management Software Can Help Avoid OSHA Violations

    4 Ways Labor Management Software Can Help Avoid OSHA Violations

    Effective workforce management is the first line of defense against OSHA fines. Learn how to streamline OSHA compliance through labor tracking software.

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  • Overcoming the Construction Labor Shortage with Good Hiring Strategies

    Overcoming the Construction Labor Shortage with Good Hiring Strategies

    How do you make your construction company stand out not just attract, but retain good workers? We’ve compiled a list of tips for hiring and developing career paths for the best construction employees.

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  • 2019 Construction Trends — 8 Topics to Watch in the Year Ahead

    2019 Construction Trends — 8 Topics to Watch in the Year Ahead

    Keeping tabs on the latest industry trends and technologies will be crucial for success in the coming year. Here are 8 key construction industry trends for 2019.

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  • Does Metal Shop Automation Cost Jobs?

    Does Metal Shop Automation Cost Jobs?

    Since the days of the steam engine, machine labor has been viewed with suspicion. People are always afraid that they’re going to be pushed out and nobody wants to lose their job to a glorified toaster

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  • 3 Structures That Were Nearly Impossible to Build Without BIM

    3 Structures That Were Nearly Impossible to Build Without BIM

    Architects are pushing the boundaries of construction capabilities and creating designs like never before. Learn how BIM is innovating the way buildings are designed and maintained.

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  • 5 Considerations When Looking for a VDC Partner

    5 Considerations When Looking for a VDC Partner

    Outsourcing 3D modeling and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) services can boost an MEP company’s productivity and efficiency. Here’s what to look for.

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  • 5 Things You Should Know About CAD

    5 Things You Should Know About CAD

    If you work with CAD day in and day out, you might think you know it backwards and forwards. But it’s a remarkable, almost miraculous tool we have access to. Here are 5 things you should know.

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  • Top 10 Revit Tips for MEP Designers and Detailers

    Top 10 Revit Tips for MEP Designers and Detailers

    This free guide provides the top 10 tips that MEP designers and detailers need to master the Revit platform like a pro. Expand your design knowledge today.

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  • Construction Appreciation Week 2018

    Construction Appreciation Week 2018

    Construction workers from JE Dunn have been building a 125,000 square foot, four-story office building for Trimble. Office employees said thanks during Construction Appreciation Week 2018.

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  • How to Save 87.5% on Every Layout Point

    How to Save 87.5% on Every Layout Point

    If you're a layout technician, you might be doing layout the old fashioned or manual way. This could mean losing time, money, and valuable resources.

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  • Mobile App Cuts Crashes In Construction Zones

    Mobile App Cuts Crashes In Construction Zones

    Speed and distraction contribute to fatal crashes in construction, often because drivers don’t know they’re coming upon a construction zone and must modify their driving.

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  • Contractors Liable for Unpaid Wages — Is This a National Trend?

    Contractors Liable for Unpaid Wages — Is This a National Trend?

    Controversial legislation holding general contractors liable for unpaid wages and benefits owed employees of their subcontractors has already passed into law and may be the start of a nationwide trend

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  • State of Construction 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

    State of Construction 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

    The results are in! We surveyed over 1,000 construction professionals in the MEP and field professions to determine the state of construction in North America. Read on to learn more.

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