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How Construction Recruiting Strategies are Changing Amid an Evolving Industry

April 18, 2016 – The construction industry is experiencing a fundamental shift as a looming labor shortage is creating fierce competition for workers. In addition, technology is transforming the way projects are designed and delivered, and diversity is becoming an increasingly important focus for the industry, expanding beyond race and gender to include diversity of thought, background, and experience…. Read more

What It’s Like: The Perspective of One Woman in the Construction Industry

March 7, 2016 – It is no secret that the construction industry is male-dominated. Just look around any jobsite in America and you’ll likely find that most of the management and field staff are male. Even on the corporate side, women are typically underrepresented and more often hold administrative positions than operational roles. I am frequently asked what it is like to be a female in the construction industry, so I’m sharing my story…. Read more

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BIM and Prefabrication for Fast-Track Efficiency

February 3, 2016 – Over the years, building information modeling (BIM) technology and workflows have proven successful in the construction industry. When properly planned and paired with other tools such as Trimble GPS, they expand the boundaries of construction efficiency exponentially.
Like BIM, prefabrication has been gaining popularity among owners and builders…. Read more

The People Side of Lean

January 14, 2016 – Over the years, we’ve learned that having the right mix of people on a construction team is one of the greatest determinants of project success. When a client trusts us with their construction project, they are not buying a building; they are engaging a group of individuals who will deliver a project supported by the resources of their companies…. Read more

A Tale of Two Co-Ops

December 15, 2015 – What’s it like to be a co-op at Brasfield & Gorrie? Alexis Jones, a student from Auburn University, and Lauren Bonney, a student from Clemson University, share their experiences. Lauren served as a co-op in our Atlanta office and Alexis served as a co-op in our Birmingham office…. Read more