It’s no secret that construction companies are experiencing shortages in labor. With those shortages comes an increasing awareness at companies across the nation that they must step up their offerings to compete for top talent. Whether you’re looking for a new construction career, you’re just starting, or if you’re thinking about moving to a […]
When was the last time you had “the talk” with your loved one? Oh, wait.. not that talk… but one equally important. You probably worry most about your friend or loved one’s safety on the job – which is understandable – but something of equal significance, and often less discussed, is whether they are on […]
The construction industry is among the worst in the U.S. regarding employment-based retirement plans, with only agriculture ranking below it. According to a 2015 Labor Department survey, about a third of construction workers were eligible to participate in retirement plans through their employment and only one quarter actually participated.
Retain. Retain. Retain While recruiting new workers into the construction industry is essential – equally important is offering the current workforce the training to increase upward mobility within an organization. Succession planning can be a crucial tool to promote employee growth within an organization.
Ground Up Construct is proud to announce a partnership with the Career College of Northern Nevada This partnership will create a direct connection of recent grads and current students attending Career College of Northern Nevada and potential employers. In the coming months Ground Up Construct will help these students and alumni’s build their personal pages, showcasing their […]
If you have kids in high school, you probably have college on the brain. In fact, if we are being honest, you’re the only one thinking hardcore about their future, you’ve been doing it since they were little, you talk about it at the dinner table, and think about it at night when you can’t […]
Having trouble hiring? Welcome to the majority. A recent survey by Autodesk and The Associated General Contractors of America indicated that 80 percent of construction companies are having trouble hiring skilled workers and more than half are experiencing difficulty hiring for salaried positions. And it’s probably going to get worse before it gets better.
Are you building what’s next? We are not talking about the next step of your current project at work. We are talking about your career. When was the last time you took a step back to assess the trajectory of your career? If the economy turned south, or a sweet new gig turned up tomorrow, […]