Embracing New Tech To Improve Construction Safety

Construction work is quite hazardous, and the safety of your employees is paramount. The most common fatal accidents in construction are grouped into three major categories: Falls from a height, being struck by a moving vehicle, and being hit by a moving object. Most of these accidents occur due to ignorance, negligence, or just gross indiscipline and the disregard of best safety practices.

Helping Your Team Manage Their Mental Health During Uncertain Times

All businesses depend on cohesive and effective employer-employee relationships. In an era of unforeseen circumstances like the Covid-19 pandemic, the need to keep businesses afloat may cause strain in these relationships, thereby leading to a drop in employee output and morale. While these are trying and new times for all, employers and organizations must seek to calm the fears and anxieties of their employees.

Key Competencies Required To Be A Strong Project Manager

“How do you measure the success of a project?”
This question isn’t black & white, and you may get a variety of answers. Some project managers may focus exclusively on output, where others may focus on the core competencies required to achieve the required output. Although both answers would be correct, there is a difference between being able to answer the question and prove the results in the work you do.

Navigating Construction Scheduling Impacts Caused By COVID-19

COVID-19 has presented a unique challenge for subcontractors, causing them to quickly learn how to navigate scheduling impacts. While many projects have seen scheduling disruptions, others, particularly those involving education, transportation, or health-related facilities, have seen their timeline accelerate, causing project managers to need to be able to maximize efficiency. And these changes don’t just affect the schedule; project managers are now tasked with assessing the best way to balance on-site operations with health measures that guarantee workers’ safety. 

New Trends in Small Business Emerging During COVID-19

To say that COVID-19 has changed the way we do business would be to make a gross understatement. From the time it hit American shores, it not only upended the way we do business and think about business, but it has completely revolutionized the way we plan future business operations, as well. Despite the virus nearly shutting down all forms of “non-essential” business, small businesses have managed to eke out an existence by pivoting to remain as present as possible with their customers. Now that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and we might just be emerging from the chaos of COVID-19, it’s time to examine consumer trends now emerging that impact the small businesses of tomorrow.

Marketing Adjustments when Business Slows Down

Since COVID-19 forcibly shut down much of the world economy, business owners have had to rethink their entire marketing strategies. What started as a typical year has turned into anything but ordinary. Now, it’s imperative to adjust plans to stay relevant and viable as a business during an economic downturn. So what can you do to keep your business moving forward? Here are seven steps to take.

[Infographic] How To Apply For A SBA Loan

During this unprecedented time, the government has put in place some different stimulus packages to help the country move forward. One of those is the CARES Act for small businesses and non-profit organizations. If you’re a non-profit or small business owner, then you need to know the facts below before you apply for either option. There is $377 billion allotted to help small business owners just like you and here’s what you need to know.

For more details please visit The Coronavirus Relief Options from the SBA.

The COVID-19 Playbook: New Strategies to Keep Business Moving

Businesses across America and the world realize that COVID-19 isn’t a small bump in the road for their goals and ambitions. The worldwide pandemic that has plagued the populace since late 2019 is now riding heavy the world around and impacting every sector of society. If you are one of the many businesses left reeling in the aftermath of business shutdowns and stay-at-home orders, it’s vital to keep your company running.