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Tips for Reducing Construction Staff Absenteeism

Heather Lowery - Jan 16, 2018 7:00:00 AM

When employees miss work, companies pay: in the mining and construction industries alone, the annual cost of lost productivity because of absenteeism is $1.3 billion. If you're doing the math about what portion of that came from your company, it's time to start reducing your own construction staff absenteeism.

Topics: Employee Retention- PEO- Construction- HR

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Watch Out for Common Workplace Hazards

Heather Lowery - Jan 9, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Construction work comes with some inherent risk. As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) points out, "The fatal injury rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average in this category for all industries." However, you can work to keep your company below that average by taking precautions. Workplace safety is essential not only for keeping your employees healthy and injury-free, but also to bolster job satisfaction and trust in the managers and the company, and to protect yourself against the expense of lawsuits and replacing injured workers. 

Topics: PEO- Construction- Compliance- Accident Prevention- Safety- HR

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4 Cost Management Tips for Construction Business Owners

Heather Lowery - Jan 2, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As a business owner, oftentimes it seems like you're putting money in plenty of other people's pockets, but not your own.

Topics: PEO- Construction- tips for construction business owners- Human Resources

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How to Fire Construction Employees with Minimal Drama

Heather Lowery - Dec 12, 2017 7:00:00 AM


Topics: PEO- Construction- tips for construction business owners- Human Resources- HR

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Preventing Workplace Injuries: Our Top Tips

Heather Lowery - Nov 28, 2017 7:00:00 AM


Topics: PEO- Construction- Accident Prevention- Safety

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Strategies for Making Your Blue Collar Business a Great Place to Work

Heather Lowery - Oct 3, 2017 7:00:00 AM


Topics: Employee Retention- Construction

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Prevent Construction Site Accidents: 6 Best Practices

Heather Lowery - Sep 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Construction Site Accidents:

It's no secret that construction sites are a dangerous place to work. Since 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,547 workplace fatalities reported in the US.

Topics: Construction- Accident Prevention- Safety

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Construction Site for Hurricane Season

Heather Lowery - Aug 17, 2017 10:06:42 PM

Hurricane Season is Here:

If you live along the coastline of Texas, Louisiana, or anywhere on the southern Atlantic coast, it's that time of year again: hurricane season. Hurricane season is different every year but it's always unpredictable. For those who work in the construction business, it's crucial to be prepared for the worst.

Topics: Hurricane Season- Construction

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