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The Other Fatal 4: Less-Considered Major Construction Health Hazards

By: Kim Slowey This post originally appeared in Construction Dive’s Safety Trendline – March 1, 2021 —  Ask anyone familiar with construction hazards, and you’ll likely hear about those on OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations annual list or the agency’s Fatal Four — falls, struck-by incidents, electrocutions, and caught-in-between accidents. The danger of falls, in particular, has garnered…

The Best Paying Jobs in Construction

Changing careers after time away or post-COVID? Re-tooling after a layoff? Maybe you’re a new high school or college graduate exploring your options or chasing a dream you’ve had since you were a kid. Regardless of your personal situation, a construction career could be the answer to your questions about where to find the best…

Is It A Career or a Job?

Originally published by Maria Fuster, IEC-Chesapeake, October 2020 Defining the words career and job can lead to interesting conversations – and not just among younger people. You could be in your thirties, working at a job you never intended to make a career out of, but find yourself treading water.     Indeed’s website smartly…

Talent Corps Opens Construction Office in Austin, TX

Texas Presence Expanded to Meet Growing Demand —  Addison, TX (Jan. 18, 2021) — Talent Corps, the Texas-based people company, today announced the opening its newest branch in Austin, Texas, adding focused coverage for building contractors and construction tradespeople in the greater San Antonio and Austin area. The new branch, located at 901 Mopac Expressway…

Talent Corps Launches Medical Talent Division

Specialty Staffing for Healthcare Travelers   Addison, TX (Nov. 20, 2020) – Talent Corps, the Texas-based people company, announces the launch of a new specialty division, Medical Talent.   Medical Talent employs healthcare professionals for traveling and per-diem roles at its client hospitals and care facilities coast-to-coast. It’s focused on recruiting registered nurses, CNAs, surgical…