8 Essential Traits of Construction Worksite Leaders

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Fact: External hires are 61% more likely to be fired from management positions than internal promotions. Fact: It costs 18 – 20% more and takes 50% longer to hire for management positions than to internally promote externally. Fact: Despite an industry-wide boom, it’s more difficult than ever to find skilled construction workers, let alone highly qualified worksite leaders. Conclusion: Internally …

Six Huge Lessons from Three Inspiring Women Working in the Construction Industry – Amanda Wilks

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While the gender roles have changed significantly over the past few decades, there are some fields that remain dominated either by males or females. One example is the construction industry which is traditionally thought to be a man’s industry. An increasing number of women have entered the field, though, and some have risen in the ranks to management. They often …