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TODAY’S BLOG: The Humility of Rejection

By Jeffrey Yazwa Being turned down, whether in your personal or professional life, never feels good. However, having the courage to open yourself up to (either) succeed or fail is a major step in becoming a better employee/person. In the … Continue reading

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10 Trends that will Shape the Future of Construction

Want to stay on the cusp of future construction trends? The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Vision Team and Futures Council can help as it compiled ten ways the construction industry is transforming. 1. Increased regulation of carbon-based fuels spurs … Continue reading

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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and Installers Are Among the Hardest Hit

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and, according to experts, perhaps no field should embrace the call more than construction. With 53.2 suicides per 100,000  workers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that the construction industry has … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Declines in 40 States as Soaring Material Costs, Supply-Chain Disruptions Impede Recovery

Construction employment in May remained below the April level in 40 states and Washington, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials said skyrocketing materials prices and excessive delays in receiving … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Continue Historic Rebound     

Demand for design services from U.S. architecture firms continues to grow at a vigorous pace, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May rose to 58.5 compared to … Continue reading

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