During my travels last year, I asked many customers, agents, and trade show attendees, “What is the biggest challenge you face in your business?” The most common answer was finding qualified, skilled employees. Having the proper work force plays a critical role in a company's success. Now that we have entered a new year, many businesses are evaluating their workload and staffing.
As a carpenter by trade, a carpenter pencil has been in my tool belt for as long as I can remember. Those funny looking rectangular pencils catch the attention of some who see them for the first time and wonder why they are designed the way they are. From my experience, here is what I can share about the design and use of carpenter pencils.
A large part of our journey through life is the profession we choose. I chose construction and, looking back after 37 years in the industry, I have no regrets. Drawing from my own experience, I have put together 8 advantages of choosing a career in the construction trades.