Capacity planning is the process of predicting future needs. Here are the key steps of capacity planning to help you manage your workforce.
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How to improve short and long-term planning in construction
One of the hardest problems in construction is finding the balance between short and long-term workforce planning. This article deals with how you can make agile changes to your workforce while maintaining sound business decisions long-term.
Project Broadcast in Bridgit Bench
With the Project Broadcast, users can send messages out to an entire project team directly from Bridgit Bench. No more wasted time sending manual updates, health and safety requirements, or any message you need to be sent to an entire team.
4 Benefits of tracking salaried and hourly workers in the same tool
Self-performing general contractors often manage their project and self-perform teams using separate tools. In this article, we’ll uncover the benefits consolidating that process using a resource management solution.
Making employee mental health a priority in 2023
Mental illness has been a silent killer in construction for over a decade. The statistics are staggering. In a year, more construction workers die from suicide than every other workplace-related casualty combined.
Using data to reduce your construction skills gaps
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.
Recession-proofing your construction company for 2023
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.
How Ryan Companies supports their team’s career progression, growth, and development
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.
How Bridgit Bench customers use data to make informed decisions
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 general contractors, here’s 3 things I learned
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.