People & Skills

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

  • Are Copper Prices Putting Pressure on Estimators?

    Are Copper Prices Putting Pressure on Estimators?

    The full impact of fluctuating copper prices isn’t simple, and many estimators fail to take crucial variables into consideration. The result is more money lost from an already thin profit margin.

    Read Article
  • How to Find Talented Estimators During the Labor Shortage

    How to Find Talented Estimators During the Labor Shortage

    Many essential roles in construction don’t physically involve getting your hands dirty. In addition to skilled labor, estimators are becoming harder to find during the labor shortage.

    Read Article
  • How to Use Your BIM Model In All Project Stages

    How to Use Your BIM Model In All Project Stages

    A BIM model enriched with specific data provides great value throughout the entire building lifecycle. This can result in a great amount of usable information. But how do you manage all of it?

    Read Article
  • Scan to BIM Best Practices: What You Need to Know

    Scan to BIM Best Practices: What You Need to Know

    Whether you’re thinking about getting started in 3D laser scanning or you’ve been doing it for years, this guide reviews scan to BIM best practices for construction crews of every level.

    Read Flipbook
  • Top 10 Construction Jobs for 2018, Ranked

    Top 10 Construction Jobs for 2018, Ranked

    Skilled construction workers are needed like never before— and with the resource shortage across the globe, there is no better time to consider construction jobs. Here are the top 10 construction jobs

    Read Article
  • 3 Simple Ways to Save Over 70% on Your Submittals

    3 Simple Ways to Save Over 70% on Your Submittals

    Some construction firms require estimators, project managers, or administrative assistant to add job submittals to their workload. Here is how you can save time (and money) on your submittal process.

    Read Flipbook
  • You’re Burning Money Every Month on Job Submittals

    You’re Burning Money Every Month on Job Submittals

    Most construction firms could save over 70% of the time and money they invest into job submittals by making just a few small changes to the tools and processes they use to put packages together.

    Read Article
  • The Quest for Speed in Revit

    The Quest for Speed in Revit

    As contractors rush into the Revit world to work alongside their architectural and engineering counterparts, one of the biggest hurdles to overcome is the processing speed in Revit.

    Read Article
  • Resilience Planning in Design and Construction

    Resilience Planning in Design and Construction

    Resilience planning is one of the most dominant themes in green building and sustainable construction. Is your construction firm prepared in the unfortunate case of a disaster, like flooding?

    Read Article
  • 5 Hidden Benefits of ELDs (Electronic Logging Devices)

    5 Hidden Benefits of ELDs (Electronic Logging Devices)

    The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) now mandates that commercial vehicles over 10,000 lbs be installed with electronic logging devices (ELDs). Here's what contractors need to know.

    Read Article
  • No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit.

    No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit.

    In this interview, Detailer Adam Jeninga discusses his award-winning BIM project. Rest assured, no detailer is detailing this much conduit.

    Read Article
  • How Construction Asset Management Supports Success

    How Construction Asset Management Supports Success

    For project managers in construction, there are several ways to improve your workflow. Construction asset management is one of those ways.

    Read Article
  • Exoskeletons for Construction Workers Are Marching On-Site

    Exoskeletons for Construction Workers Are Marching On-Site

    Exoskeletons for construction workers are helping reduce injuries, enhance strength, and make work more productive.

    Read Article
  • Top 10 Reasons to Implement BIM

    Top 10 Reasons to Implement BIM

    Building Information Modeling, or BIM, is becoming the standard in building and project design. If you want to implement BIM for your firm, there’s more to it than 3D models.

    Read Article
  • How to Challenge the Challengers In Your CAD Department

    How to Challenge the Challengers In Your CAD Department

    You want to improve the CAD department, but that stubborn detailer says “no.” Find a champion, let them prove that change is good, then give the resistance an ultimatum.

    Read Article
  • How Real-Time Technology Benefits People Management In Construction

    How Real-Time Technology Benefits People Management In Construction

    As the saying goes, a company’s greatest asset is its people and this holds true for construction company people management. Discover the latest technology to help you manage your crews.

    Read Article
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • loading
    Loading More...