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5 Tips for Maintaining Your Social Wellness, On the Construction Job Site and Off

Are you maintaining your social wellness? It may be more important than you think!   Social wellness “can be defined as one’s ability to effectively interact with those around him/herself and to create a support system that includes friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, etc.”   Also known as your well-being, social wellness helps you maintain …

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#IYouWe: Asian American Voices in Construction

As one of the most underrepresented groups in our industry — making up just under 1.5% of workers — Asian American voices in construction may not always be heard.   But, it’s critical to help amplify their voices and hear firsthand about their experiences so #IYouWe can make the construction family one …

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She Builds California: Q&A with Operating Engineer Tana Harris

It’s been an exciting month! Not only have we been hyping up all of the cool perks of being an operating engineer, but we’ve also featured the women crushing stereotypes in our industry for Women’s History Month. Now, we have a unique perspective with the best of both worlds. Check out …

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So, You Want to Talk About Soft Skills in Construction…

You might think you know what it takes to be a construction worker. Maybe it’s that they know how to use a hammer, can operate a crane, or understand how to read a blueprint.   But, beyond the brains and brawn typically associated with our industry, there’s also an array of soft …

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Decoding the Trade: How Software Engineers Work in Construction

When we talk about software engineering, it might feel like we’re speaking a completely different language. Where do software engineers fit into construction? What do they do?   That’s why we’re here! Let’s decode this trade together.   Construction in the Modern Age We know that some believe our industry is only traditional, or not …

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Ironworker Q&A with Martinez Steel’s Bryan Berber

All month long, we’ve featured the perks of being a construction ironworker, where you can cut, weld, and fabricate the structures of amazing projects all across the Golden State! Our friend Bryan Berber from Martinez Steel is helping us show you even more reasons to explore a future in ironworking.   Check …

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