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K2 Electric Volunteers in Mexico with 1Mission

K2 Electric Volunteers in Mexico with 1Mission Serving others is a tremendous gift, but not just for the people receiving the help. That lesson was learned first-hand by 12 employees from K2 Electric who volunteered to help build a home for a family in Mexico. In November, these K2 Electric employees joined forces with 1Mission…

Developing Team Members in a Competitive Market

Developing Team Members in a Competitive Market Josh Carmichael, Director of Human Resources, breaks down the importance of employee professional development.   If you were to research, “Common reasons employees leave their jobs”, you will find the following two reasons on every list: Lack of professional development Lack of job growth/career advancement And that’s just…

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HR Manager, David Blake Featured on “Happiest Places to Work” Podcast

HR Manager, David Blake Featured on "Happiest Places to Work" Podcast On this Happiest Places to Work podcast host Amy Dix, encourages company leadership to share their journeys and expertise and discuss the power of corporate wellness. She covers topics like company culture, value employees, the well-being of employees, mental health, emotional health, and happiness…

Senior Project Manager Discusses Quality Performance

Senior Project Manager Discusses Quality Performance In the many years that I have been in the Phoenix Metro construction market, the one thing that has never changed is the level of competition that exists for awarded contracts. This market has always been in flux with an ever-changing cast of competitors. When the competition is close,…

Planning and Projecting to Manage the Workforce

Planning and Projecting to Manage the Workforce During my time as Field Ops Manager, I have seen substantial growth in how we manage our field workforce. Being able to identify peaks and valleys in the workforce needs on job sites is vital to the stability of our company. Knowing our boundaries and working together as…

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John Jordan Advises How to Determine an Accurate Project Budget

John Jordan Advises How to Determine an Accurate Project Budget One of the most challenging elements of pre-construction and budgeting is working with minimal information to develop an early-stage budget that comes close to the final contract number without eroding the established profit margin goal.  Our client partners come to us with a scope description,…

IT Manager Discusses Technology in Construction

IT Manager Discusses Technology in Construction I think that technology is underutilized in many construction organizations. There are many new software and hardware resources in the marketplace that could benefit the industry. Computer vision, deep learning, and virtual construction just to name a few.  Companies now are leading a charge toward equipping the field with…