The Insane Construction Boom in Dallas, Texas

Living and Working in the Boomtown of Dallas Everything really is bigger in Texas - and these days, that's most true of the local economy, the number of companies moving here, and the overall growth. Texas is undergoing a period of incredible Read More

Construction Life in Austin, TX – Rocks!

6 Reasons to move your life to Austin, Texas For whatever reason, you might be thinking of moving. Moving is a great idea – getting a nice change of scenery can be very refreshing, and it’s a great way to really start fresh. But of Read More

Construction Management Careers 101

A career in construction management is ideal for those that love building, enjoy hard work and are willing to learn continually. Construction managers, also known as general contractors and project managers, plan, coordinate, budget, and Read More

Construction Life in San Francisco

QUALITY OF LIFE Considering a move to San Francisco? You’re in luck! The city was ranked #1 for quality of life in the United States, and 28th worldwide. It’s no wonder why the Paris of the West -- with its Victorian houses, colorful Read More

Construction Industry Resume Template Vault

Your resume in the Construction industry is critical to your future. We will share with you the information that will help you stand out, get noticed and get offers. Construction Resume Differences and Similarities While many things you need Read More

Considering a Construction Career and Life in Nashville, Tennessee?

QUALITY OF LIFE Nashville’s live music, BBQ, year-round festivals, outdoors activities, sunny weather, friendly locals, quirky boutiques, and thriving university scene all make it a wonderful place to call home. The city features regularly in Read More

Top 10 Job Boards of 2017

If you’re on the hunt for a new position, you’ve probably checked out at least a couple of job boards. Some of them cost you nothing to peruse and fill out applications, and others will cost you a pretty penny. You’ll find everything from Read More

Job Knowledge is Power For Project Engineers On Path To Project Management

If you've built a great career in commercial construction, it's likely you already know Job Knowledge is Power.  It gives you the opportunity to be informed of what's next, what's ahead and your earning potential and increased responsibilities Read More

Forbes Ranks Dallas #2 Building Boom Town For Construction Jobs

You probably think of Dallas, Texas as the "lone star state" famous for BBQ, football and cattle drives. But what you may not know is that it is a hotspot for commercial construction growth.  Named by Forbes as the #2  "Building Boom Town,” Read More

Top 5 Ways To Activate Teamwork

In my last post I shared my Top 5 Ways To Inspire Excellence.  Here are a few tips on ACTIVATING teamwork. Again, some will be new ideas and others just a nice reminder. Hope you enjoy! #1 SET DIRECTION Leadership’s primary ingredient is Read More

Top 5 Ways To Inspire Excellence

In my last blog post I shared my Top 5 Ways To Motivate Your Team. This month I want to share with you my Top 5 Ways To Inspire Excellence to help you cultivate leaders within your team so you can delegate with confidence. #1 BE POSITIVE We all Read More

Top 5 Ways To Motivate Your Team

  Leadership Series, Part 1 of 3 Teamwork is crucial to the success of any commercial construction operation. Every project the firm undertakes requires members with specific skillsets to work together from superintendents to project Read More

Construction Industry Offer Letters

Once you’ve found the right candidate for the position you are hiring for, it’s time to send an offer letter. You want your offer letter to generate enthusiasm in the candidate and make the potential employee want to accept your employment Read More

Top 10 Trucks for Construction Superintendents

As a Construction Superintendent, your vehicle is more than a statement, it is who you are and who your company is. It is an identity. So we decided to to dive into the topic and look at all the options today and come up with a list that not only Read More