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Managing Generational Gaps on the Jobsite

Construction companies with multigenerational workforces enjoy many benefits. Each generation has unique views and experiences, and these diverse perspectives contribute to...

Industry News Tips
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Why Do Construction Projects Go Over Budget?

To make profit, construction companies must carefully plan and schedule their projects. Materials, labor, equipment rentals, and all other expenses are calculated and added to...

Industry News Tips
construction superintendent onboarding a new employee on the jobsite.

Effectively Onboarding New Employees in Construction

Construction can be a hazardous industry, with heavy machinery, great heights, toxic materials, and other physical risks being a normal part of the typical work environment....

Safety Tips
construction worker using mobile phone.

Using Technology To Improve Project Visibility in Construction

In construction project management, visibility is all about keeping everyone informed and on the same page from start to finish. It’s more than just good communication, however....

Tips
Raken & ConstructionDive Webinar: How to Boost Productivity in the Construction Industry.

Learn About Productivity Tracking with Raken’s Industry Experts

Last month, we teamed up with Construction Dive for a free webinar. In the webinar, Raken’s industry experts discuss why productivity tracking is essential and how construction...

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Raken software on mobile phone and laptop.

How to Switch Seamlessly from NoteVault to Raken

When it comes to field reporting, it’s important to find a solution you can rely on. You may be here because you’re looking for an alternative to NoteVault. If you’re...

Tips Industry News
female construction worker.

How to Foster an Inclusive Workplace Environment

Every March, the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) hosts Women in Construction Week , a special celebration of—and for—women in the industry. While NAWIC...

Industry News Tips
Raken + Ryvit.

Raken + Ryvit: The Power of Connection in Construction

Staying connected makes our lives easier—especially at work. In an increasingly remote world, it’s essential to communicate project updates as fast as possible. That way,...

Tips
construction worker using mobile phone.

The Unique Time Management Obstacles of Construction Crew Scheduling

Most construction jobs, even those that seem simple, require plenty of administration. Contractors have to be vetted, materials have to be secured, and plans need to be...

Tips
construction hard hat on table.

How to Build Better Construction Projects (and Win More Business) in 2022

At the end of last year, President Biden signed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law. With it comes new upgrades for roads, bridges, and transit systems—and more demand...

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subcontractor completing daily report on computer.

5 Customer Engagement Tips for Subcontractors

Subcontractors rely on communication to track the progress and productivity of projects. Unfortunately, communication challenges (or a complete lack thereof) can affect a...

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Messy desk covered in papers.

The Cost of Bad Data in Construction—And How to Improve Data Quality

A recent report by AutoDesk showed that bad data cost the global construction industry $1.8 trillion in 2020. AutoDesk defines bad data as “inaccurate, incomplete, inconsistent,...

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