With an aging pool of skilled workers and a huge demand for labor, it’s important that contractors create a strategy to foster and develop their people using actionable data so they can close skills gaps.
Talk of a looming recession has only intensified over the past few months and varying industries have begun to take action to prepare for the impact. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, change has been the only constant for the construction industry and the economy at large.
Lauren Lake, Bridgit COO and Co-Founder, sits down to talk with Erin O’Hara, Senior Director of Learning & Development and Eric Fielder, Senior Director of Talent Development at Ryan Companies.
We often hear from our clients that workforce planning and manpower decisions are difficult. And not just difficult, but time consuming – time that could be spent on other operational priorities and functions. Whether it’s the system they are using, the number of people involved in the decision making process, or the lack of actionable data at their fingertips – resource planning is a critical and frustrating reality for the construction industry.
After 500 conversations with GCs, I’ve noticed some common threads when it comes to technology adoption, planning process, and putting your people first. In this article, I want to dive deeper into three trends I’ve seen.
One key area it’s possible to find opportunities in is through more effective management of your workforce. It’s imperative that you hold onto the workforce you have tightly, and this article is going to outline 5 ways you can improve your workforce strategies.
With an aging pool of skilled workers and a huge demand for labor, the shortage has reached a new level with roughly 25 per cent more unfilled construction positions than hires.
It’s official – over 100 of the ENR Top 400 general contractors now trust Bridgit Bench for their workforce planning.
With over 24 customer-influenced updates released over the summer, here’s a quick look at all the biggest new features and functionality added to Bridgit Bench in the last 3 months.
What is construction risk assessment, and how do you do it? Here is a guide on how to conduct a risk assessment.