Articles Posted by Josh Munns

Follow the Yellow Hard Hat Road

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 […]

Where Have my Employees Gone? 6 Tips for Developing a Workforce Plan

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.

The Changing Workforce: Get on Board or Get Run Over

The workforce has changed – on many levels. Up until very recently, technology has evolved slowly enough that people could readily learn new tools and skills during their careers. Just think about how quickly we have moved from the days of pen and paper, to manual data entry, to voice recognition on our devices. We […]

The Construction Industry has a Bad Rap – Can We Change it?

“It’s dirty and low-paying.” “It’s unsafe and there aren’t any benefits.” “It’s unstable.” These are just a few of the words and phrases used to describe the construction industry, and for good reason. For far too many years those entering the profession were treated as permanent entry-level workers in unsafe environments with no ability to make […]