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Guide: Personality tests that work

Congratulations – you’ve decided that you’d like to better understand your team (and hopefully yourself) and are going to leverage a personality test to help. Personality tests are a great data point to help you better understand the tendencies of your team members, especially in a project-based industry like construction.

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How Compass Construction uses time and resources more effectively with Bridgit Bench

Previous tool: Microsoft ProjectBi-weekly manpower meetings: Cut by 50%Resource planning prep time: Cut by 84% Compass Construction, located in Kirkland, Washington, just outside of Seattle, was established in 1988. The company specializes in delivering mixed-use, multi-family, and student housing and assisted living facilities in high density neighborhoods and urban settings. And they do it well, as

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How Gardon Construction plans their workforce more effectively with Bridgit Bench

Previous tool: Microsoft ExcelBi-weekly manpower meetings: Cut by 50%Monthly time saved: 20 hours Gardon Construction is a family-based business in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The 50-person firm was incorporated in 1984 and specializes in providing general contracting, construction management, and design-build professional services. The company completes 20–25 projects per year at an average of $1 million

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Built-in solutions to concrete problems

View article Working in the real world brings real challenges. Whether it’s construction, contracting, real estate—you name it—keeping track of people, assets and vehicles is enough to drive management up the wall. Luckily, Canadian startups are offering concrete digital solutions that help fortify the foundation of any good business.

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