When it comes to long-term planning, it’s vital that your workforce data is visible to your Operations team, your HR team, and Business Development. Being able to merge these functions around your workforce will help you make decisions that steadily grow your business.
The benefits of sharing resources across multiple offices
If you ask most contractors if they’d like to share their resources across multiple locations, the answer is generally “yes”. So why doesn’t it happen that often?
4 benefits of automating your workforce planning
We’ll take a look at some of the benefits of automating your resource planning including worker safety, forecasting, and better understanding your workforce utilization to stay productive and profitable.
Knowledge is power – the workforce data you should be tracking and sharing
In this post we’ll share some insights into the data our customers are tracking in Bridgit Bench, how they’re able to plan years in advance, and who is using their workforce data to inform their work.
Upskilling and reskilling your workforce during a recession
Just like being data-driven as a company has to come from the top down in order to become a part of your firm’s culture, so does the focus on expanding your people’s skill sets. When you hire new employees it should be understood quickly that they have avenues for growth, and they can seek out new project experience and general job training.
Effective workforce strategies and building a strong backlog
When the construction backlog drops, efficient and productive resource management can make the difference between keeping a project profitable and putting your projects at risk. This article explores some of the ways construction resource planning can help as project bidding becomes more competitive.
Construction has changed a lot in 10 years. So why hasn’t the workforce planning process?
Bridgit was founded 10 years ago. A construction technology company dedicated, at its core, to solving real problems in the industry. We’ve spoken to hundreds of contractors since then and have seen the desire for Design-Build (DB) contractors increase, and with the influx of money coming into infrastructure over the next few years, it’s expected
Building a data-driven culture in construction
As the construction industry continues to move forward and embrace the digital transformation of their core processes, putting a focus on data analysis as a skill set will continue to become more important for all leadership and construction management positions. Construction is making the effort to shift from manual processes to cloud-based, automated software and technology. That shift will inevitably result in a wealth of project and workforce data being captured from every phase a project goes through.
Self-performing vs subcontracting: What should you do?
Is self-perform vs subcontract construction better? Our article answers this question, with the benefits and risks of each outlined.
What is capacity planning? Advantages and how to implement
Capacity planning is the process of predicting future needs. Here are the key steps of capacity planning to help you manage your workforce.