40 Tasks a VA Can Do That Will Free Up Your Project Manager

Want to make an extra $10k this year? Here's a list of tasks that you can hire a VA for. Things that you're probably paying someone a LOT of money to do already. Hiring a VA is you'll not only save money on labor, but there's no office, laptop, phone, coffee, or anything else to worry about.

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A Proactive Contractor & Claim Avoidance

When it comes to contracting, we know there will be claims and change orders. It's a bi-product of working in one of the most complex industries around. But the way we handles those claims can make quite an impact on our client relations, and, thus, our potential to get paid. 

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5 Tips for Construction Contract Reviews

If you're looking at a new contract and you're eyes start going cross-eyed, just find these 5 provisions and start there. Construction contracts always have these terms in them and understanding how they work and how you can tip the scales in your favor could save your rear-end down the road. And remember: EVERYTHING is negotiable. Everything.

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iGen on the Job Site; A New Era in Construction (PartI)

There's a new gang in town (or, entering the workforce). They go by iGen. And they're going to make an impact on the way we run our job sites - like it or not. You may have started to see some of these youngsters on the job site already. What can you expect? Join us for a look into the challenges we face when working with iGen.

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5 Traits of Good Job Site Technology

When it comes to technology solutions for construction, the options are vast and the competition for your business is tough. Keep an eye on these five traits that make up good job site technology and you'll have a head start. After all, choosing job site tech can be an costly endeavor, but when it's done right, it will actually MAKE you money. Do your homework and make though-out choices.

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5 Steps to Tapping That Internal Talent

There's a labor shortage in construction. To me, that means we're struggling as an industry to develop new construction craft. And while part of the solution is providing training directly on job site operations, we also need to put a plan in place to develop leaders internally. More job site leaders means being able to train those new craft guys faster and better. This post covers 5 steps that will kickstart in internal talent development program.

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4 Job Site Labor Metrics You Have to Know & Understand

The biggest risk for any contractor is labor. And yet it seldom gets the attention it really deserves. Keeping an eye on job site labor costs and productivity can make a huge difference in how much money you'll make on a project. Why don't we pay more attention? How can we pay more attention? What do we do with the information we get? How can we improve our bottom line by watching job site productivity?

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