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Megan Short, executive director of Springfield Contractors Association, says potential employers are looking at your social media accounts. She says keeping your profile professional and managing …

Tim Potthoff, project manager with Nabholz, says the construction industry needs skilled tradesmen. He says getting certified in a trade pays as well as most four year degrees without accruing as …

“Sometimes I’m really bad at my email, other times, I’m very on top of it,” says Megan Short, executive director of Springfield Contractors Association. Short says to stay current, she often …

“Every client should be treated as a client for life,” says Lance Garrett, vice president of the Springfield Division of Crossland Construction. From the design phase through replacing worn …

Megan Short, executive director of Springfield Contractors Association, explains what hints you can glean from the health of the overall economy based on the health of the construction industry. She …

Cody Ritter, owner of Base Construction & Management LLC, says it’s easy for builders to get work, but hard to find the manpower needed to staff job sites. “There’s a lot of good people, …

Justin Branham, President of Branco Enterprises, says the moment you decide to build a building, you need to have a preconstruction meeting with your contractor, designer and other stakeholders. …

“Drone technology has revolutionized the land-development industry with time savings, reduced costs, and safety mitigation,” says Trevor Byrd, Survey Party Chief and UAV Pilot for Anderson …

Travis Miller, Owner and Senior Structural Engineer with Miller Engineering, says his experience in the construction industry paid off when he opened his engineering firm. Miller says being a …

“Financially stable is a big deal. A lot of guys that were waiting on the next check to keep the doors open, they were gone immediately,” says Sean Thouvenot, Vice President of Branco …

The state of the construction labor force is dire according to Sean Thouvenot, Vice President of Branco Enterprises. He discusses some of the ways the local industry and community are working to …

If you’re not a contractor and you’ve never worked with a contractor the selection process can be daunting. Learn three key things you should look for when hiring a building contractor. Sean …

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