How to Handle Construction Job Delays

How to Handle Construction Job DelaysWhenever a construction job begins, it’s in everyone’s best interest to do one thing as accurately as possible: predict the future.

Unfortunately, not everyone can foresee events that may inhibit the completion of a project. Since such events often lead to downtime during delays, the real question becomes, “How do you handle unexpected job delays?”

Here are some of the most common types of job delays followed by some ideas about how to get through them: Continue reading

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How to Become a Contractor

How to become a contractor

Independent Contractors are becoming more and more common in the United States as many companies are using their services instead of hiring regular, full-time employees. Unlike a regular employee, an independent contractor may provide specific goods or services to several different companies at once under written or verbal contract. Continue reading

How to Win Contracting Jobs

How to Win Contracting Jobs

As a wise green muppet called Yoda once said, “Do… or do not. There is no try.” Because it’s a world of competition out there for contracting jobs, there really is “no try” when it comes to being just the right person that clients look to hire. Here are eight valuable skills to master so that you can stand out as a powerful “Force” among your competitors and claim your position as The Chosen One for potential clients. Continue reading

How to Recognize and Reduce Job Site Theft

How to Recognize and Reduce Job Site Theft

Theft of construction equipment is a national epidemic. At first you may not notice the disappearance of small items from the job site. However, once the thieves deduce that they’ve gotten away with it, larger things may start to go missing. Unfortunately, in many cases, such thieves happen to be on the company’s payroll. Continue reading