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5 Traits of Great Construction Teams

Attend the education session “Building Great Teams” on Wednesday, March 11, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. REGISTER NOWWas your last construction project a proud accomplishment or a dismal memory? The difference between... Continue Reading

3 Secrets to Hiring Top Construction Talent

Attend the education session "Top 10 Secrets to Successful Hiring" on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG.REGISTER NOWTop talent looks for career opportunities differently than they did a few years ago.... Continue Reading

How to Become a Construction Leader Worth Following

By David Woods, CEO, Magellan Executive PartnersThere have been numerous studies done on what the average employee wants out of a job. One study suggests that the vast majority of employees, roughly 60 percent, would actually forego a... Continue Reading

The Real Reason Construction Companies Fail

By Larry Kokklenberg, PhDThe Small Business Administration (SBA) identifies a huge failure rate among start-up companies:Roughly 20 percent fail in the first yearRoughly 50 percent fail within five yearsRoughly 66 percent fail within 10... Continue Reading

Tips for Overcoming the Hostile Recruiting Market

By Jerry Adams, Adams PartnersWhile I was considering topics for my 25th anniversary series of articles, it became pretty apparent that nothing matters if we can’t get candidates across the finish line and on board. The idea to write... Continue Reading

5 Ways to Shake Up Your Safety Training

Attend the education session "Safety Training Ninja" on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. Register NowAt 20-years old, Regina McMichael’s husband died after falling off a roof at a jobsite where he... Continue Reading

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Top 6 Wearables for Safety at the Jobsite

154 million by 2021. That is the number and date according to an ABI Research report anticipating growth for enterprise device shipments. In fact, the report suggests that wearables in the workforce are becoming more prominent. This will... Continue Reading

20 Tips from Veteran CONEXPO-CON/AGG Attendees

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is big, and it can be overwhelming if you are attending for the first time. We asked veteran attendees to share their best advice for first-timers coming to the show. Here are 20 things you need to know before you travel... Continue Reading

AI and Robotics: The Future of Construction

Often, the concept of AI (artificial intelligence) and robotics are combined into one futuristic notion of how advanced intelligence and technology will impact business.However, the concepts—each very different in nature—serve a specific... Continue Reading

Skid Steers of the Future

Construction equipment, such as skid steers, continue to advance at a rapid pace. For operators out at the jobsite, understanding the new technical features can help improve how they work.Jeff Brown, product specialist, Caterpillar... Continue Reading

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