How To: Grow Your Business in 2019 and Beyond

The end of the year is fast approaching. The economy is performing at its peak, and it’s beginning to seem more likely that government spending on bridges, roads, and other infrastructure could increase starting in 2019. This may have you thinking about what you can do to grow your bridge-related business in the year ahead. […]

In-House Training Programs: Good for Business and Your Employees

Companies and municipal agencies often question the value of offering training to employees. Developing (or purchasing) and delivering educational programs and materials can be time consuming and costly. Plus, taking employees away from their everyday tasks for learning opportunities can seem like a drain on an organization’s resources. However, employee training shouldn’t be thought of […]

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Skilled Labor Shortage? How to Find & Retain Quality Workers

For most companies and agencies working in the bridge design, engineering, construction, and maintenance industries, recruiting, and retaining top talent is an ongoing challenge. Since the financial crisis of the last decade ended, steady increases in construction and infrastructure development and rehabilitation activity have led to a significant shortage of qualified workers. According to the […]