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Manpower management

Learning how to manage your people becomes as important as getting the work done The first rule is never forget who you are; you are the boss! Constantly evaluate your workforce Doing the work is easy, but scheduling, ordering materials, planning for subcontractors is a bear The superintendent should spend most of his time in the most productive mode

When your shop grows to a point that you have left the truck and assume a superintendent’s position, your perspective changes: if you have a good grasp of the trade, as well as your workforce, you can begin to grow into that role in a good way. Learning how to manage your people becomes as important as getting the work done. Doing it right means you have the time necessary to do your job and keep your people doing theirs.  With your eye on productivity and the bottom line, managing

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