Entries for month: July 2012

What an unemployeed construction professional does during the day is important!

July 25, 2012 · 5 Comments

Let’s face it, the construction industry to include industrial, retail, residential and commercial market segments are still pretty slow.  Every type of contractor (General Contractor, Construction Management, Mechanical, and Electrical, Heavy Highway etc.), engineer and supplier is being affected. Clients still have needs but those needs are being pushed off to some future date as project funding is difficult to secure, bonding is a challenge and corporate revenues are still at historically low levels.  Now is the time to really think about how you are spending your unplanned and unpaid vacation.  Unemployment payments are small and they will not last forever so you really need to have a game plan for how you will be spending your period of unemployment.  Here are some simple and practical ideas of how to productively fill your day.

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