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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses

Lately, we have been having some hot temperatures that can make working conditions a little dangerous.  Jobs involving high temperatures, such as our concrete company, have a high potential of causing a heat-related illness and our industry has to worry … Continue reading

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Connecting Three Generations in your Workplace

Leading employees in the construction industry is a challenging job.  For example, we are a concrete sub-contractor.  It is not uncommon for a “monkey wrench” to get thrown into our day.  The third concrete truck is 30 minutes behind, the … Continue reading

Branding Yourself is a Key to Success

Whether you’re a large company or a small company, branding yourself is very important.  It’s not just the company that needs it; you need to be branding yourself as well.  Personal branding is just as important as a corporate brand … Continue reading

Soft skills needed for Concrete Construction

Soft skills are important asset to have in any career, from graphic design to construction. Many think that the soft skills are just basic skills and they often are over looked, but they are some of the most important skills. … Continue reading

Mistakes in Concrete Construction will happen.

In my years at Northern Concrete Construction, I have been fortunate to have been a part of many aspects in the company. Estimating, sales, operations, and the list continues. At times I covered multiple roles at the same time. One … Continue reading