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On Mega Projects, Effective Skilled Labor Planning Helps Avoid Mega Problems

Mega projects cost mega bucks. Mega projects that have been planned without paying attention to labor outlooks can cause mega headaches, including cost overruns, rework, and delayed and missed schedules. Phil O’Brien, a Project Executive …

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Skilled Labor Shortage: Not Just a Gulf Coast Problem

Are the predictions about a skilled labor shortage true? Definitely, says Gary Bishop, District Training Manager for PCL Industrial Construction Co. (PICCO). Bishop handles recruitment, labor survey efforts and training for PICCO and says that …

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Mitigating Labor Risk Requires a Look at The Big Picture

Eddie Clayton knows business is brisk in the southeast United States. As Contracting Strategies Manager for Southern Company, he is running on all cylinders to support the electric utility giant’s major capital projects and plant …

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Ensuring a Skilled Workforce Means Planning Early

Attend any kind of construction industry event and the topic of workforce development will inevitably come up in conversation. Is there a skilled workforce shortage just around the corner? Many would say yes and some …

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Smarter Workforce Planning Requires Actionable Data

To improve the construction skilled labor workforce, we need good, reliable data on the workforce size and the future needs.  How many skilled workers do we already have?   How many do we need now?  What …

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Predicting Your Labor Needs: One Click Away

If you could reliably predict how many skilled workers you’d be competing for on your construction sites over the next several years, would you? Or, is the better question, “why wouldn’t you?” Read more…

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Owners Take the Lead

2010Jul9 –  The construction industry has never had a reliable labor supply/demand forecasting tool and as a result, owners and contractors have long-struggled to understand whether an adequate labor supply exists to execute specific projects. The …

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Forecasting Model Developer Named ENR Top 25 Global Newsmaker

2010Jan13 – Online model can forecast labor supply and demand – now called the Construction Labor Market Analyzer®. “It is the first tool deployed industry-wide that will casino online allow the labor component of a …

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