Saving a Failing Construction Company

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doomWhen an established company is failing there is usually a few very good reasons. Often you have to consider if it’s worth saving and can it be saved before you invest time into the work. The irony in saving a company is that it’s usually an internal people problem rather than an external situation. However if you are reading this article you probably know all too well how internal people problems can lead a company to doom.

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How CONSTRUCTION DIVISIONS can help you sell jobs

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Construction divisions are important to understand because they help organize your large proposals and allow you to draft a professional contract presentation.

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Construction Resume

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hiring-signAs someone who has solicited a job opening, reviewed and hired construction employees I know how to get hired by a construction company. Let me explain how to create a great resume and how to get that resume in front of the people who do the hiring.

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Construction Skills by Category

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good-logic-10There are a wide variety of construction skills that can be learned and applied at home or on the job.  Learning new skills and expanding on your existing skills is a great way to increase your earning power.

Construction skills are a mixture of two things; Knowledge & Experience.

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Kickbacks

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oldconstFrom what I understand, there used to be a time in construction where it was customary for the customer to tip the foreman, acceptable to have beer on your lunch break, and all kinds of cash was changing hands in backdoor deals called kickbacks.

 

Times have changed.

Below is language directly from the California Business and Professional Code

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Jobs For People with No Skills

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dumbassThe advice in this article is coming from a  high school dropout with zero skills and zero coursework who not only landed good job after good job but also ended up being self employed. I will spell it out for you step by step. No it’s not easy, no it’s not going to happen overnight and yes you will have to show up places and do stuff so unmotivated dreamers can click the back button now.  Otherwise read ahead as I explain how people with no or few skills can get a job and even make good money.

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How being a licensed contractor can help during a recession

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no workIn the united states it’s hard to imagine a low standard of living even for the poorest of the poor. I know many will disagree but the United States has transformed into the apex of economic success. My great grandfather lived and worked through the great depression. He was a wounded soldier who had been crushed by a tank and lived with lung problem the rest of his life. He often found work  as a manual laborer digging ditches. Despite the fact he was coughing up blood regularly as he worked he couldn’t quit due to the line of people standing outside the job site ready to take his place.

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Cordless Drill Accessories Guide

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4586764_f260As a part 2 to my post on guns I want to cover the parts to make these tools effective. You can save so much TIME & MONEY. This is the ultimate cordless drill accessory guide.

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Contractors Guide to Hoarding and Investing

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 goldThis article is how to get rich being a contractor. Anyone can earn a living as a contractor, but only some get rich doing it. Here are my 5 unbreakable rules for getting rich as a contractor.

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Best Drill, Screw Gun or Impact Wrench Availabe

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drillThere is always a debate on which tool set is the best. Considering I have tried basically everything on the market let me explain which set I think is the best and why.

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