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What are KPIs for construction resource management?

Construction KPIs can be a little bit confusing at first, so let’s start with the basics. What is a KPI? A KPI is an acronym for “key performance indicator.” These indicators function as signs that your company is functioning according to plan. It involves prioritized metrics that are “key” to your business and the way that it functions and operates.

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5 things to consider before assigning a team member to a new project

Workforce planning is an incredibly important part of construction planning. It’s not just a matter of assigning available people to projects that are in need. It involves creating a workforce strategy that ensures you have the best team for the project while also taking into consideration experience, teamwork, and project priorities. Let’s examine some of the different things you should consider before assigning an individual team member to a new project.

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Top 3 cloud-based tools for construction workforce planning meetings

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.

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What is construction resource planning?

The construction industry is no stranger to resource planning, but it tends to have multiple meanings depending on which general contractor you’re talking to. For some, types of resources might include machinery and equipment, while for others resource means strictly their workforce. In fact, we recently ran a survey with general contractors to gain some insight into what they were searching online when looking for tools to manage their workforce allocations.

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How to run a remote workforce planning meeting

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.

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Off the Bench – 5 Questions for Grey Cup champion and Ontario Construction Secretariat CEO, Bob Bronk

In a five-season career with the Toronto Argonauts (1982-86), Bronk won a championship in 1983 and was named an All-Star in 1985. In the years that followed, he moved from the gridiron to the executive arena. Since October 2017, he has been the CEO of the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS).

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Off the Bench – 5 Questions for Hall of Fame NHL forward Mike Gartner

Until this season, only seven players had scored over 700 goals in NHL history, fittingly, they are joined by No. 8. With every shot that Alex Ovechkin rips past a hapless goalie, he climbs higher in the record books and breaths life into the legacy of prolific players that have come before him, as well as the ones that lie ahead.

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What is construction workforce management?

Workforce management is a complex aspect of human resources that works to ensure that a company has the necessary team members doing the right things at the right time. The main point of workforce management is to increase the productivity and efficiency of your employees and ensure that they aren’t wasting time on time-consuming tasks that can be automated or streamlined.

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