The beloved architectural style known as Craftsman has undeniably British roots, yet it’s unmistakably American, from Oregon to Alabama to Illinois. Might that explain its enduring appeal?
Layoffs are inevitable in struggling industries. Professional Builder’s HR columnist Rodney Hall offers tips for how to handle downsizing.
Professional Builder columnist Rodney Hall has a list of suggestions for recently unemployed homebuilder employees – and it doesn’t include taking some time off.
Need to find a new job? H.R. Expert Rodney Hall offers tips and links to landing your next big gig.
A great workplace offers more than good pay, a safe job site and an occasional pat on the back. Read about homebuilders — like those on Professional Builder’s Top Five Best Workplaces — who go the extra mile for their employees and stay competitive by attracting good workers who are productive, hardworking and loyal.
Get your management team fully engaged and arm them with a consistent level of knowledge and skills to sell, build and deliver higher quality homes. By putting knowledge in the right hands, you can keep critical issues with construction quality from occurring in the first place.
Here are this month's tips to help you gauge your home-building industry candidates.
Home building industry experts offer a look at some of the road hazards on the HR expressway and ideas on how to maneuver them.
Culture is as culture does. Rodney Hall looks at how your company’s actions and behaviors today become the culture you’re known for tomorrow.
Last month we reviewed the merits of assessment tools. This month we take a closer look at some of the assessment tools used by home builders across the nation.
An assessment can quickly provide information not obtainable other ways and allows home building employers to compare applicants against industry and peer benchmarks.