Building Employee Loyalty

Employees are the lifeblood of every construction company. Without loyal employees, materials do not get purchased, contractors do not get hired, and…

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Incentive Packages Part I: Performance Pay History

One of the more complex and complicated topics for business owners resides in motivating employees and ensuring your culture is driving the correct…

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Hiring a Business Development Professional

Thomas Watson Sr., president of IBM for over 40 years, first coined the phrase “Nothing happens until someone sells something”.  This is a basic tenet of…

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Factors That Affect Bonding Capacity

Contractors face widespread bonding requirements today. Not long ago, only the federal government required construction bonds; today, about a third of…

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What KPI's should we be tracking? (Part 2)

by Adam Cooper | Sep 21, 2015 | Finance, Management

Why and what KPI's should I be tracking? (Part 2 of 2)

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Why and what KPI's should we be tracking? (Part 1)

by Adam Cooper | Sep 9, 2015 | Articles, Goals, KPI's, Management

Many years ago, before I came on board to work for a large contracting company, one of the questions I asked the owner (and who would become my boss)…

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Change Orders

Change orders are an integral part of every construction project. No amount of design, engineering, planning or scheduling can completely eliminate the…

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