The construction industry has sometimes lagged behind other industries in the development of technology. However, in recent years, there have been advances in battery technology, light-weight materials, design for comfort, saw blades and drill bits that can drill through concrete with ease, and lasers that can lay out a construction site with one person.
When I personally look to do business with a company, purchase a product, or pick a restaurant for dinner, I often find myself looking at reviews. Online reviews strongly influence my decisions about whether to do business with a company or purchase a product.
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.