• What You Need to Know About Compensation In Construction

    BY DEB CARPENTER-BECK If there’s one thing on most contractor’s minds these days, it’s employee compensation. A limited pool of workers is causing many construction companies to rethink pay structures and benefits to keep and retain the workers they need. Is your construction company’s compensation package up to par for today’s limited labor conditions? To help answer that question, I turned to Jeff Robinson a regular contributor to Sage [...]

    6 Ways to Engage and Retain Your Construction Employees

    BY DEB CARPENTER-BECK Workers in the construction industry are on the move.  According to the numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 177,000 construction industry workers quit their current jobs in April 2017. That’s more than twice the number (roughly 68,000) of construction employees who gave separation notices in April of 2009—two months prior to the official end of the Great Recession. Employee retention issues [...]