Tax day may seem far away now, but it always sneaks up quickly. The sooner you do some tax planning, the more easily tax season will go for you and your company.
Author: Julie Bawden Davis
As the concern over the cost and availability of nonrenewable energy heightens and sustainable building technology improves, moving to net zero energy building has become inevitable.
Public speaking about your company is good for business, yet fear of public speaking is a common deterrent. The good news: There are ways to make public speaking tolerable, if not enjoyable.
Artificial intelligence might bring to mind visions of robots taking over the job site. One thing is certain: AI will enhance the construction industry in the near future.
The holiday season is, unbelievably, already here. Holiday gifts are a particularly effective way to say ‘thank you’ to customers.
With the year soon grinding to a halt, now is a good time to review your budget and see if you’ve appropriately spent the funds you earmarked for 2018.
Hire military—male or female—and you can be confident they’ll represent your company well. But make it clear that your interest in them is a business decision and not just altruism.
Want a sure-fire way to rise way above your competitors? Pay close attention to your customer service.
You know that your business is stellar, but you need to get the word out. Time to map out your construction marketing needs and create a blueprint for success.
You might think that your only concern regarding employee performance is that they know their stuff. Studies show that soft skills are even more important.
Fall is upon us and winter is looming. Slower days for construction are near. Now is a good time to plan out how you will maximize the slower days ahead.
To stay competitive in construction, a lead-generating website is a must. To start: Make a visually attractive website, and make it clear what your company offers.
Blogs have benefits, but not all construction companies need one. Whether you need a blog will depend on your construction specialty.
Cryptojacking is related to bitcoin mining for cryptocurrency. It refers to illegally using a computer system to mine cryptocurrency—and small businesses are a target.
You know online reviews are important, so you’re stoked to get them—until you’re thrown a doozy. Here are some guidelines for tackling negative reviews.
Hiring ace employees can be a boon for your business. Spotting a high-caliber employee requires looking at more than the skillset.
A recent FBI malware notice warns that your computer system may be at risk. Construction companies are as vulnerable as everyone else. Here’s how to protect your company.
No man, or woman, is an island when it comes to running a thriving construction business. At times, it’s a good idea, or even necessary, to call in a specialist.
Employees with retirement savings plans tend to stress less. Offering a retirement savings plan can also help you lure great new talent.
A stressed worker operating a forklift is an accident waiting to happen—but helping ease employee stress is possible.
For many former military, the transition to construction is a nearly seamless process. U.S. military personnel assimilate these 10 traits that transfer well to the job site.
If you’re still using paper, pencil and a calculator to bid, you’re probably giving yourself a massive headache. Thanks to bidding software, there is a better way.
If you’re interested in becoming a legit business, it’s a good idea to choose your business structure carefully. Selecting the right business entity from the get-go is your best bet.
Just as FICO assigns a number to reflect your personal creditworthiness, your business is also rated. If you want to grow your business, you should take a close look at your company credit score.
It can be a boon to buy an existing construction company and avoid the “dirty work” of getting a new one started—but don’t forget you’re also inheriting someone else’s headaches.
Your business card used to introduce your company to potential customers. Now, customers are likely to come across your website first. That means you need a good one.
The daily grind of running a construction company may prompt you to think about forming a business partnership. Joining forces has clear advantages, but but partnership isn’t for everyone.
Since it’s obvious that technology is here to stay, why not leverage high-tech and locate the productivity apps that will make running your construction business easier?
Whether your business is waiting out a slow time of year, expanding operations, or looking to invest in equipment, you may need some extra cash to float you through.