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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 […]

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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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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. On 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 […]

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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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10 Tips for Successful Employee Recruitment

Article Link: https://www.thebalancecareers.com/top-tips-for-successful-employee-recruiting-1918953 By: Susan M. Heathfield Finding the best possible people who can fit within your culture and contribute to your organization is a challenge and an opportunity. Keeping the best people, once you find them, is easy if you do the right things right. The ideas provided will help you with successful employee recruitment.   These […]

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6 Kids’ Spaces That Are All About High Design

Article Link: https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/6-kids-spaces-that-are-all-about-high-design By: Kelly Dawson Spaces that keep kids in mind are usually more whimsical than others. They allow for more daring color palettes, seating options, and #clever details. But these kid-friendly zones often lean more heavily on smiles than style. When Cleo Murnane, creative director at Project M Plus in Los Angeles, was tasked with creating the […]

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5 WAYS TO EMPOWER EMPLOYEES WITH FUTURE SKILLS

Article Link: https://www.cornerstoneondemand.com/rework/5-ways-empower-employees-future-skills By: Chris Stewart With the onset of artificial intelligence and automation, the demand for a highly-skilled workforce dedicated to continued learning is growing. Though these tech tools have vast capabilities, employees need specific skills in order to engage with this emerging technology effectively. But many simply do not possess the necessary knowledge: according to a […]

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10 Best Designed Buildings in the World From Top Architects

Article Link: https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/best-architectural-projects-article Building design at its visionary best engages, exhilarates, and inspires. It possesses a quality—almost indescribable—that embodies design ingenuity, connection to place, and, above all, imagination. But today’s architectural monuments aren’t meant only to be admired from afar. “It’s not about creating an icon, but shaping public space,” says Steven Holl, referring to the Linked […]

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5 Strategies to Improve Communication in the Workplace

Article Link: https://www.sandler.com/blog/5-strategies-improve-communication-workplace/ Let’s face it; communication is one of the most important issues in the workplace. Good communication helps everyone on your team (and you) to feel heard and understood, and as a result, everyone benefits from a positive, encouraging and successful environment. Conversely, ineffective communication brings about the opposite results. Ideas fall flat due […]

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