Workforce Intelligence

Cost-efficient labor planning with Bridgit Bench

Aligning your workforce capabilities with project demands is the key to cost-efficient labor planning. In construction, you face the dual challenge of avoiding labor shortages, delaying projects, and excessive staffing that can inflate costs unnecessarily. The good news is that labor costs can be one of the most controllable costs on the balance sheet.  This

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The unique challenges of specialty contractors in workforce planning

The unique challenges of specialty contractors

Addressing the challenges of specialty contractors goes beyond general construction needs. Their niche expertise demands detailed workforce planning, tight coordination, and adaptability. Let’s dive into the specifics of what sets them apart and how they can navigate these unique hurdles. Specialized Skill Sets Required Specialty contractors require individuals with a set of skills tailored to

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Using analytics to enhance workforce planning for specialty contractors

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For specialty contractors, a large portion of success hinges on the ability to field the right team for the job. From managing multiple projects to dealing with skills shortages, the challenges are abundant. A key to navigating these challenges lies in effective workforce planning. Knowing who you have, what they can do, and where they can best be assigned. 

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Mitigating risk with accurate preconstruction data

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Having access to accurate and reliable preconstruction data is the equivalent of having a detailed roadmap for a long journey. This data, encompassing a variety of elements from cost estimates and site conditions to workforce availability, lays the foundation for every successful construction project. It’s an invaluable tool that guides key decisions, shapes strategies, and helps anticipate challenges.

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Bridging the gap between precon ops and construction ops

precon ops and construction ops working together

Traditionally, the construction sector has favoured a siloed approach to its teams, with each one keeping its cards close to the chest. This defensiveness is worth questioning, especially as building methods evolve and the industry gets better acquainted with new technologies. Is operating in silos still an effective strategy, particularly when it comes to planning your most valuable resource – your people? 

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From chaos to control: how the right software can help you with preconstruction workforce planning

Preconstruction workforce planning presents a unique set of challenges for contractors. These challenges are specifically felt by preconstruction managers who have the critical task of coordinating people and tasks before the actual construction begins. A preconstruction manager’s primary goal is to sort and handle the number of opportunities and projects from your business development team.

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