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5 Ways Construction Companies Can Retain the Best

Jun 13, 2018

 

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To stand out from competitors and win "the war for talent," construction companies should take an introspective look at their recruiting and retention practices.

Creating a better environment for employees can go a long way toward establishing a sense of trust and respect between the employer and employee. Firms that strive for a highly engaged and happy workforce can do so by providing more autonomy and flexibility on the jobsite, by encouraging diversity through hiring women and minorities, and by increasing opportunities for learning.

Reinforcing a sense of purpose and pride in a person’s work and striving to improve the lives of employees are also effective ways to keep people from looking for employment elsewhere. Read more...