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What should labor cost be? (updated for 2022)

At its core, the discussion around labor cost is a literal one – how much of your revenue are you actually spending on the people who render the services you offer. But how productive your labor force is, no matter how much you pay them, is often the most overlooked and essential piece of your business that you need to understand.

How to Improve Construction Productivity (Tips From the Pros)

The productivity of your labor force is critical because your ability to effectively measure and manage their productivity will have a direct impact on how much money your business is losing or making.

How to track employee productivity the right way (+ examples)

Your ability to run a profitable business depends on your ability to effectively track employee productivity. At a high level, you can’t manage anything you don’t measure. But more simply, if you know you’re currently not tracking employee productivity accurately, you’re losing money, guaranteed.

How to Improve Construction Productivity (Tips From the Pros)

The productivity of your labor force is critical because your ability to effectively measure and manage their productivity will have a direct impact on how much money your business is losing or making.

Time Management Tactics Every Contractor Should Know

When working on a project, a contractor's time is of the essence and to avoid wasting time and money follows these tips for good time management.

Project Management Software Is Essential for Construction Managers

Using a project management software can help you stay organized and maintain a successful business. Learn more about how these tools can help you analyze your projects and stay efficient.

Key Questions a Contractor Should Ask the Client Before Starting a Job

Here are some key questions every contractor should ask their client before beginning a job to ensure they have a thorough understanding.

The Push for Mobile Technology at Jobsites

Using smartphones, tablets and other mobile technology at work, you probably imagine an office environment or conference center on the road.

How Mobile Technology Is Transforming the Construction Industry

To help your business grow in this competitive industry, it’s important to keep up with the latest technological advances that will make each project run smoothly without incurring unnecessary costs.

7 Ways a Contractor Can Easily Organize Their Documents

Here are 7 tips to stay organized in the contractor industry so you can stay focused and have peace of mind knowing you have all the info you need on hand.

How to Effectively Grow a Painting Business

Painting is one of the industries that is extremely solid, regardless of the economy. Learning how to scale a painting business involves more than just hiring more employees and buying more equipment.

How an Employee Benefits From a Time Tracking Software

As a business owner, putting processes in place that will help your operations run smoothly makes good business sense.