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Attract and retain talent with equity-based compensation

Construction is a competitive industry. And contractors aren’t just competing for projects; they’re also competing for a dwindling supply of new management talent and other skilled workers. To combat this problem, consider incentives that can help you attract, retain and motivate quality employees. A powerful tool Among the most powerfulRead More …

Contractor controlled insurance may suit some growing companies

Most business owners aren’t content with running a small company. They want to see that operation grow and grow to become a major player — if not the dominant player — in their markets. This certainly holds true for construction companies. Most general contractors aren’t satisfied jumping from small jobRead More …

Focus on Collaboration: The Estimator’s Changing Role

Technological innovations and other recent developments are rapidly altering the job of the estimator in construction. Estimators are taking on a more collaborative, value-added role — enabling them to have a significant impact on project costs, quality and risk management. Let’s look at some of the most important changes. BetterRead More …

Leveraging Fringe Benefits to Reduce Costs

Construction is a highly competitive industry in the private sector. But when it comes to public projects, winning a job can be even more cutthroat. That’s because government jobs are often subject to prevailing wage laws, such as the federal Davis-Bacon Act or the “little Davis-Bacon acts” that have beenRead More …