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What is a Submittal in Construction? A Definitive Guide.

What is a Submittal in Construction? A Definitive Guide

Submittals are a crucial part of the construction process. This guide defines what a submittal is, explains how submittals are used, and describes best submittal practices. What...

5 Tips to Effectively Manage Subcontractors.

Five Tips to Effectively Manage Subcontractors

The construction job market has never been tighter. Ongoing labor shortages paired with high demand for construction workers puts even more pressure than usual on GCs to manage...

Raken kiosk screenshot on mobile phone.

Clock In with Raken Kiosk

Clocking in and tracking time just got easier thanks to our newest feature. Introducing Kiosk mode, now available in Raken: What is Raken Kiosk? Raken Kiosk is a new feature in...

Raken Updates
Introducing Raken Academy.

Introducing Raken Academy

This month, we’ve launched an all new learning platform for our customers. With Raken Academy, you can now access 33 interactive training courses. Learn how to master Raken and...

Raken Updates
How to prepare for an OSHA inspection in construction.

How to Prepare for an OSHA Inspection in Construction

Construction Dive recently revealed that in 2022, OSHA inspected more construction sites than any other type of workplace. What is an OSHA worksite inspection? During an...

Safety Tips
aerial shot of cement trucks on a jobsite.

Six Ways to Stand Out in the Construction Industry

You don’t have to be paying close attention to notice that construction is on the rise. All it takes is driving through any of America’s metropolitan areas, where you’ll see...

6 Tips For Advancing Your Construction Career.

6 Tips for Advancing Your Construction Career

Professional growth is a universal goal for anyone in the workforce, regardless of their field. However, the path to career advancement can look different in each industry. In...

construction worker using Raken's updated web project view.

New Year, New Look for Raken’s Online Interface

We’re launching a brand new, streamlined design for our web-based project view. Our online interface at the project level now features improved navigation, organization, and...

Raken Updates
What is an Excavating Contractor? Definition, Duties & Job Outlook.

What is an Excavating Contractor? Definition, Duties & Job Outlook

Before you can start building, you need to prepare the jobsite. That’s where excavating contractors come in. Learn about the roles, responsibilities, and average salaries of...

Raken Recap 2022.

Raken’s 2022 Recap

It’s an exciting time to be in construction. Though we're still dealing with last year’s supply chain issues and other challenges, economic forecasts predict government...

Raken Updates
The Evolution of Construction Technology.

The Evolution of Construction Technology Through the Years

Construction has existed as an industry for as long as humans have sought shelter from the elements. It didn’t take long before humans aspired to grander visions, though, as...

Marking up a construction progress photo on mobile phone.

How To Manage Construction Progress Photos

As an experienced industry professional, you know firsthand how important daily reports are for construction projects. One of the most crucial parts of these reports is...


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