Commercial Construction Trends to Watch in 2018!

After construction spending hit a record all-time high in November of 2017, what can the construction industry expect out of 2018? Here are the top 5 trends to watch out for in commercial construction in the coming months.

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2018 Talent Shortages: What To Expect and What To Do!

As unemployment continues to drop and more in the baby boomer generation are retiring, companies nationwide in a wide variety of industries are beginning to feel the sting of talent shortages. With this in mind, who might get hit the hardest this year and what can be done about it?

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Demand for Experienced Skilled Trades Talent Grows

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the construction industry will face a shortage of 1.6 million workers by 2022. So how did an industry that let go more than 2 million workers during the recession, well more than any other industry, end up in the talent struggle?

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Currently, there is only one tradesman entering the workforce for every 5 that retire. With 73% of construction firms planning to expand their headcount throughout 2017, this leaves the industry in a continued shortage for qualified talent. The Associated General Contractors of America reported that construction firms added employees over the past year at nearly double the rate of the overall economy. In June alone, the industry added 16,000 jobs across the country.

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Trillium Announces the 2016 Construction Safety Branch of the Year!

Trillium Construction Services considers safety a #1 priority on and off the jobsite. With that said, Trillium instituted a challenge to the entire Construction Division this past year. The main goal? Reduce jobsite injuries! With that said, Trillium is proud to announce that the Jacksonville, FL Branch has been awarded the 2016 Construction Safety Branch of the Year Award. The Jacksonville office went through 2016 with zero injuries!

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Trillium Announces the Acquisition of Impact Solutions, LLC

René Poch founder and CEO of the Trillium brand of companies, announced the acquisition of San Diego, CA based Impact Solutions, LLC effective Monday January 30, 2017.

Impact Solutions, LLC was founded in 2004 by Toby Copeland and Michael Lapidow who developed a dynamic team and process, allowing the organization to become a leading provider of strategic Construction and Low Voltage Cabling staffing services.

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Trillium Construction Services Announces Employee of the Year Winner!

We’re excited to announce this year’s Employee of the Year for Trillium Construction Services! After careful consideration and some very strong nominations, Compton Saunders of Nashville, TN has been selected as this year’s winner!

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“Compton is an employee that has a great attitude, shows up for work every day and continues to make Trillium Construction as well as our contractors extremely happy.  Compton has grown not only in his trades but with Trillium Construction.  He has been offered full time perm positions with almost every company that he has worked for through Trillium Construction but will decline their offer.  He says that Trillium is his home and he would not be where he is today without the help of our office.” -Tabitha Connolly, Trillium Construction Services.

Compton who most of the office knows as Carlos, began his career with us back in 2005 as an Electrician Helper. Today, he’s employed with us as a Journeyman Plumber. He’s worked for us on 20 different assignments and spent the past 11 years building himself a reputation with our staff and clients as someone they can count on to get the job done right and on time.

He will be receiving a VISA gift card, Trillium jacket, an award, and lunch with our team. Congratulations on a job well done, we look forward to continuing to watch your career grow with us!

Are you a stand out professional, technical professional, driver, or skilled worker seeking contingent, temporary, or long term career opportunities?  Visit our job board  for more information!  Want to learn more about how you can gain access to Trillium’s national network of professionals and skilled workers? Contact us today!

Trillium, a national leader in staffing and recruitment is a valued staffing partner to over 22,000 companies nationwide. Trillium is privately owned by Oskar René Poch.

 

Recruiters, Your New Best Friend

Do you seem to be receiving calls from Recruiters at the most inopportune moments throughout your busy day? Do you ever wonder why they keep calling?

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Trillium Staffing Awarded By 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in 2016!

Trillium Staffing is proud to announce their repeated recognition with West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For, in 2016. The awards competition provides the regional business community with the opportunity to showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. The awards are presented to organizations based on nominations and direct feedback from employees of each organization.

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Spreading the Appreciation, One Branch at a Time!

Recently, Trillium was awarded one of the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in 2015. To ensure that all 90+ branches nationwide share in the triumph, the award is being sent to a different Trillium branch office every month. In an expression of true teamwork, the present branch holding the award will nominate the next branch in line based on merit and hard work.

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Keep Your Pets Safe this Winter

We know that most of you work 8 to 12 hour days and it’s hard to keep tabs on your pets while you are at work. After all, pets are family and they need additional care in the harsh winter months. Just like us, they are susceptible to frostbite, hypothermia and other medical conditions.  Here are a few tips to make sure your pets stay warm and safe this winter. Continue reading