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Latest Gallup Poll Reveals Employee Satisfaction Is Not Equal Across all Demographics

On October 4, 2019 Megan Brenan wrote an article outlining the latest results from a Gallop poll assessment measuring employee satisfaction on 13 job aspects, these were: 1.         Your relations …

From Critic to Coach: Develop Managers Who Give Great Feedback

BY NATE DVORAK, JENNIFER ROBISON AND KRISTIN BARRY Many companies have begun to evaluate their employee experience because workers who love their jobs — or hate them — have a huge …

Construction adds few jobs in May as unemployment hits new low, openings reach peak

This article and data was created by the Associated General Contractors of America. Nonfarm payroll employment in May increased by 75,000, seasonally adjusted, from April and by 2,350,000 (1.6%) year-over-year (y/y) from …

Defining Generations: Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z

The wildly different characteristics of the different generations existing in our communities and workplaces today provide incredible opportunities; especially for employers and leaders within organizations. Gentra Research is working directly …

AGC Convention Summary • April 1 – 4, 2019

Associated General Contractor Convention Summary in Denver, April 1 – 4, 2019 I received very positive feedback from many AGC members and exhibitors at the conference last week and am …

GentraResearch Fact Sheet

GentraResearch – Why we Need Industry Specific Research Cost to Replace –  As of January 31, 2019 the preliminary seasonally adjusted number of job openings for construction in the United States …

New Scientific Evidence that Leadership Coaching Works

New Scientific Evidence that Leadership Coaching Works Want more engaged, inspiring, and innovative leaders? New data shows that working with a leadership and success coach develops these and other leadership skills. …

Bureau of Labor Statistics – January 2019

“Construction employment rose by 52,000 in January. Job gains occurred among specialty trade contractors, with increases in both the nonresidential (+19,000) and residential (+15,000) components. Employment also rose in heavy …

Pew Research Article on Post-Millennials

NOVEMBER 15, 2018 Early Benchmarks Show ‘Post-Millennials’ on Track to Be Most Diverse, Best-Educated Generation Yet A demographic portrait of today’s 6- to 21-year-olds BY RICHARD FRY AND KIM PARKER …

The Construction Industries’ Workforce – Numbers and Generational Composition

The Construction Industries’ Workforce – Numbers and Generational Composition In 2017 the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) reported the total number of  workers who were 16 and older to …