Tag: generalcontractors

Going Back to Work While COVID-19 Is Still Spreading

Article Link: https://www.consumerreports.org/coronavirus/going-back-to-work-while-covid-19-is-still-spreading/ By: Laura Entis Many people in the U.S.—including doctors, nurses, bus drivers, and grocery clerks—have not stopped working throughout the coronavirus pandemic. But among the millions of others who have been furloughed or teleworking for a month or more, some are now being asked to return to work. That’s especially true in…
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Five Steps to a Successful Negotiation

By: Steve Bookbinder Typically, there are five general steps every negotiation process should have: Preparation and Planning Defining the Ground Rules Clarification and Justification Bargaining and Problem Solving Action and Implementation We will briefly expand upon each step and then provide three strategies you can leverage to enhance and personalize this process to your selling…
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How to Make your Office Safer for Everyone During COVID-19

By: Belynda Cianci In only a few short weeks, the emergence of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has created an unprecedented impact on the way we live and work. As the virus continues to spread across the United States, public life is increasingly shut down. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a ban on gatherings…
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Our offices will never be the same after COVID-19. Here’s what they could look like

Article Link: https://www.fastcompany.com/90488060/our-offices-will-never-be-the-same-after-covid-19-heres-what-they-could-look-like By: Mark Wilson It’s hard to imagine now—as most of us are reading this in quarantine, with our feet propped on Costco boxes of spaghetti noodles—but we will one day have to go back to our offices. COVID-19 won’t be eradicated, and not everyone will be immune. But we’ll still be expected…
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How to Avoid Burnout in the Middle of a Pandemic

Article Link: https://vitals.lifehacker.com/how-to-avoid-burnout-in-the-middle-of-a-pandemic-1843322169?utm_source=pocket-newtab By: Rachel Fairbank Burnout is defined as a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion brought on by prolonged stress. Given the nonstop barrage of stressors these past few months, many of us are probably well on our way to developing burnout, if we aren’t there already. “Burnout is chronic stress gone…
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San Francisco Area Construction To Restart May 4, But Safety Requirements Questioned

Article Link: https://www.enr.com/articles/49290-san-francisco-area-construction-to-restart-may-4-but-safety-requirements-questioned By: Erica Berardi Seven San Francisco Bay-area health officers are reopening all construction, effective May 4, under updated shelter-in-place orders. But new required safety protocols, in place of social distancing requirements, are prompting questions from firms and industry groups regarding the mandate for third-party, COVID-19 accountability supervisors. “Under the new orders, all construction…
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8 Construction-Technology Innovations That Changed the Game in 2017

Article Link: https://www.autodesk.com/redshift/construction-technology-2017/ By: ANGUS W. STOCKING, L.S. November 17, the UK’s Institution of Structural Engineers announced its 2017 Structural Award winners. The globe-spanning projects included a billowy football stadium roof in Bilbao, Spain; an adaptable, easily transportable stage structure for Adele’s 25 tour; and an elegant and seismically robust Bahá’í temple in Chile. As diverse as the entries are, they have an inventive artistry…
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Career Development: 5 Activities that Should Be in Every Program

Article Link: https://www.hrbartender.com/2019/recruiting/career-development-activities/ By: Sharlyn Lauby Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Criteria Corp, a leading provider of pre-employment testing services. If you want to learn more about how pre-employment testing can benefit your recruiting strategy, check out Criteria Corp’s “Definitive Guide to Pre-Employment Testing”. I found this to be a comprehensive guide that I keep on…
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5 Digital Workplace Innovations to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Article Link: https://hrexecutive.com/5-digital-workplace-innovations-to-attract-and-retain-top-talent/ By: Amanda Osuna Workplaces have drastically changed over the last decade. Way in the rear-view mirror is the standard 9-5 cubicle setting. Quite often that environment has been replaced with open spaces filled with ping-pong tables, Nerf guns and staffers whizzing by on scooters. It’s all designed to help employees feel comfortable while building…
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Construction Technology is Reshaping the Industry

Article Link: https://www.constructconnect.com/blog/technology-reshaping-construction-industry By: Kendall Jones What do a pickup truck, a nail gun, a portable circular saw, a cement mixer truck, and a modern hydraulic excavator all have in common? The obvious answer is that they are all tools and equipment commonly found on construction sites today. Another correct answer would be that they are all…
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