Top 5 Construction Trends Impacting the Industry in 2020

Article Link: https://lpcorp.com/blog/top-5-construction-trends-impacting-the-industry-in-2020 Each year, innovations and issues emerge that impact the construction industry, and this year is no exception. While it’s just the start of the new year, we’ve listed a few of our predictions for areas of focus and attention across the industry in the coming year. If you operate a construction or…

6 Tips To Work From Home Successfully During Lock Down

Article Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/biancamillercole/2020/03/16/6-tips-to-work-from-home-successfully-during-lock-down/#4c14844d8bd1 By: Bianca Miller Cole   I have been working from home since my first corporate job at Accenture in 2010 so I understand the expectations from a organisational and a personal perspective. But there are some of you out there who have never had to work from home and believe me, there…

Five Steps to a Successful Negotiation

By: Steve Bookbinder Typically, there are five general steps every negotiation process should have: Preparation and Planning Defining the Ground Rules Clarification and Justification Bargaining and Problem Solving Action and Implementation We will briefly expand upon each step and then provide three strategies you can leverage to enhance and personalize this process to your selling…

Five Steps to a Successful Negotiation

  Five Steps to a Successful Negotiation By: Steve Bookbinder Typically, there are five general steps every negotiation process should have: Preparation and Planning Defining the Ground Rules Clarification and Justification Bargaining and Problem Solving Action and Implementation We will briefly expand upon each step and then provide three strategies you can leverage to enhance…

How to Make your Office Safer for Everyone During COVID-19

https://robinpowered.com/blog/tips-office-safety/ By: Belynda Cianci   In only a few short weeks, the emergence of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has created an unprecedented impact on the way we live and work. As the virus continues to spread across the United States, public life is increasingly shut down. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a…

4 Tips for a Sanitary Jobsite

Article Link: https://www.buildgp.com/blog-post/4-tips-for-a-sanitary-jobsite/   Construction can be a dirty job, but it shouldn’t be a germy job. Here’s how to keep your construction sites from contributing to disease spread. Anxiety over the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has prompted a surge of communications from businesses to customers about their sanitation processes. In addition to…

7 Essential Tips for Working From Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Article Link: https://www.themuse.com/advice/coronavirus-work-from-home-tips By: Regina Borsellino     In the midst of the new coronavirus pandemic, many companies are implementing voluntary or mandatory work-from-home policies. That means lots of us are dealing with an unusual challenge: working from home for the first time, full-time. Even if you’ve done it before, working from home because of…

Our offices will never be the same after COVID-19. Here’s what they could look like

Article Link: https://www.fastcompany.com/90488060/our-offices-will-never-be-the-same-after-covid-19-heres-what-they-could-look-like By: Mark Wilson   It’s hard to imagine now—as most of us are reading this in quarantine, with our feet propped on Costco boxes of spaghetti noodles—but we will one day have to go back to our offices. COVID-19 won’t be eradicated, and not everyone will be immune. But we’ll still be…

How to Avoid Burnout in the Middle of a Pandemic

Article Link: https://vitals.lifehacker.com/how-to-avoid-burnout-in-the-middle-of-a-pandemic-1843322169?utm_source=pocket-newtab   By: Rachel Fairbank   Burnout is defined as a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion brought on by prolonged stress. Given the nonstop barrage of stressors these past few months, many of us are probably well on our way to developing burnout, if we aren’t there already. “Burnout is chronic…

San Francisco Area Construction To Restart May 4, But Safety Requirements Questioned

Article Link: https://www.enr.com/articles/49290-san-francisco-area-construction-to-restart-may-4-but-safety-requirements-questioned By: Erica Berardi   Seven San Francisco Bay-area health officers are reopening all construction, effective May 4, under updated shelter-in-place orders. But new required safety protocols, in place of social distancing requirements, are prompting questions from firms and industry groups regarding the mandate for third-party, COVID-19 accountability supervisors. “Under the new orders, all…

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