Business Management
Ways to Compensate Your Employees for Out-of-Town Work
Out-of-town work has become more common for contractors as their customers who once built locally are now developing projects farther away. And with advancements in integrated platform technology, owners, architects, and contractors can easily manage the building process and communicate without leaving their home or office.
FMCSA’s long-awaited hours-of-service (HOS) changes became effective on September 29, 2020. Shown below is an overview of the changes and how they may affect your company.
With everything happening in the world today, many of us have experienced changes to our routines. Some are working from home for the first time, others have been operating a business out of their home for years, and some have had to transition their small business from a shop location to their home in an attempt to save their business. If you are operating a business out of your home, it is important to make sure you are properly covered.
Job-site camaraderie can be an enjoyable part of working in construction. It promotes a sense of fellowship and can lead to long-lasting friendships. And when people work together, they can accomplish much more.
I have been involved in the manufacturing industry since 1979 and have worked in a wide range of industries for multinational, small, and mid-size companies. Though there was rarely a dull moment, I think 2019 and 2020 have been the most taxing and stressful years when looking at supply chains for manufacturing companies.
Manufacturing isn't the only industry struggling with finding enough skilled employees. Many industries, from trucking to retail and construction, are struggling with similar issues.

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