Contractors rebuild after Hurricane Michael

The Timesheet Mobile family has sadly watched the devastation wrought by Hurricane Michael that brought devastating flooding, strong winds and storm surge to the coast of Florida on October 10th.We extend our deepest sympathy to all of those who have lost family members and have been affected. Insurance losses due to Michael are estimated between $8-11 billion. As you rebuild, we offer our full support to our colleagues and customers in the region. If you are a homeowner impacted by Hurricane Michael you can find assistance resources here.…

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5 ways data can revolutionize construction

  Data was recently described by the Economist as the ‘oil of the digital era’. Few could deny the fact that data is already a priceless resource for almost every type of industry. The construction sector is, of course, no exception. …

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The Essential Checklist for Keeping Homeowners Safe at a Job Site

Safety should always be top of mind in the homebuilding and commercial construction industry, which is why all responsible builders take safety training for their mobile workforce very seriously. But workers aren’t the only ones at risk on the job site. Homeowners can get injured too. There’s nothing worse for a construction project manager than seeing a client get hurt as part of the project they’re paying for. Fortunately, there are a number of steps you can take to reduce this risk.…

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What Can Contractors Do to Help After Hurricanes Harvey & Irma?

Like others across the United States, the Timesheet Mobile family has sadly watched the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. At the same time, we continue to be inspired by the countless acts of heroism and selflessness on the part of those involved in the emergency action plans. First responders and thousands of citizens from all over the country have pitched in and volunteered their time and services to help people and animals find safety amid the chaos. We extend our deepest sympathy to all of those who have been affected. As you rebuild, we offer our full support to our collegues and customers in the region.…

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3 Ways to Communicate More Effectively With Spanish-Speaking Employees

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of Hispanics in the U.S. workforce has doubled in the past two decades. In fact, Hispanics and Latinos now make up approximately 17 percent of the 150 million employed people in the United States. And that number skyrockets when it comes to the construction industry, where nearly 30 percent of workers are of Hispanic or Latin descent. …

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Five Ways to Manage Employees at Multiple Job Sites

From an employee’s perspective, there is plenty to like about working at rotating job sites. The tasks are constantly changing and no two days are the same. Work day start and end times vary, and projects also come and go. While this provides a lot of excitement and diversity for the worker, what’s it like from a manager’s perspective?…

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How to Find Investors for Commercial Construction

If you’re a young construction company, it can be tough to find an investor. After a record year of financing for construction tech startups in the first half of 2015, a year later funding plunged by 26 percent.…

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How to Overcome the Construction Labor Shortage

The trade industries still have not fully recovered from the 2008 recession, which devastated the construction industry and led to a mass exodus of workers. As we enter 2017, construction is in high demand, but the supply of skilled workers remains low. As a result, there are 200,000 vacant positions in the industry, according to a recent study by the National Association of Homebuilders…

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