Remote team management has become an essential skill for construction management professionals in the age of increasing digitization and COVID-19. Keep reading to learn about the best construction remote worker management practices in 2021 and how Bridgit Bench can help your company. What is remote team management in construction? Remote team management, as the name
Due to COVID-19, there’s been a big shift in how construction meetings are managed and executed – including in the office, on site, and while remote. With that said, you want to ensure your meetings provide value, are conducive to team collaboration, are optimized as much as possible, and provide clear next steps. Here are the steps to follow and tools to use when running a remote construction manpower planning meeting.
Without a doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the way that construction manpower planning meetings are done. This article will explore some different options for video conferencing to ensure you still maintain high level communication and visibility during your remote construction manpower planning meetings.
General contractors, like Sellen Construction based out of Seattle, Washington, have had to shift their processes due to construction being restricted and projects being delayed. Bridgit’s CEO and Co-Founder, Mallorie Brodie, sat down with Jason Harrison, Vice President and Director of Project Management at Sellen for a Q&A session on how to overcome construction resource planning challenges.
When it comes to manpower meetings, the last thing any general contractor wants is to have drawn out, unorganized meetings that result in ill-informed construction workforce planning being pieced together. Especially when gathering your full operations team for a meeting is likely creating the most expensive meeting your organization can have.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted not only the construction labour force, but the processes around tracking and managing every contractor’s most valuable asset – their people. Here are some of the impacts COVID-19 has had on workforce management, and the processes behind managing resources in this quickly changing landscape.
he COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the globe is having a major impact on the way work is being done. While many industries have asked employees to work from home, or have shut down completely for the foreseeable future, the construction industry persists in most locations as an essential service.
Many tools have been recently developed that not only allow you to plan and communicate your workforce allocations effectively, but to also optimize your workforce plan by leveraging experience, availability, project histories, future forecasting, and scenario running.
It’s inevitable that at some point you’re going to encounter times when individuals, and maybe even your whole team, are unable to physically attend your manpower meetings. The good news is that we live in a time when technology and cloud-based software solutions have improved our ability to meet with team members remotely.