The Millennial generation will compose the majority of the construction workforce by 2018, according to the U.S. Census. They are entering in a torrent that can either infuse energy into firms or drown them. Each company will choose what happens by how it adapts to new styles of recruitment, management and retention. + Image Photo: Mark Johann 29-year-old mechanical engineer with Leland Saylor Associates in San Francisco says, conditions are tough for the construction industry but, “balancing the knowledge of the older generation with the tech know-how of the younger,” is the path to security. Related Links: Who Is a
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.