The Runjob Review highlights weekly news, topics, and trends in the construction industry.
- Week of December 19, 2016 -
The $5 Casio: Your Best Tool

With all of today's fancy and complex tools available in the marketplace, nothing is more important than simple calculations (and common sense). Rely on simplicity and basic math to check your work. .. Read More >
Embezzlement: Password Protection

Protecting your company passwords is like protecting any other asset.  Protect them or risk losing confidential information and/or thousands of dollars.

What is embezzlement?
This subject is one that should primarily concern company owners, but also employees.  Embezzlement is a crime punishable by jail time and/or fine depending on the state; it is the stealing of funds or property by a trusted protector of these. .. Read More >
Reader Response
This Week's Question 
Which of these presents the largest challenge to your organization? 

A) Computerized systems

B) Quality craft labor

C) Quality management labor

D) Government and regulation

E) Other
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Escrowing Bid Documents: What, Where, How, Why, & When?

Escrowing your bid documents and estimate calculations allows the contractor and owner to review all documents relied upon and created by the contractor as of bid day. If this method of price evaluation is accepted by the owner, it can be an invaluable asset during a project ... Read More >
Choosing a Professional Services Provider

How do you pick an attorney, a banker, a certified public accountant, an insurance agent, or an engineer?  General: As a contractor, you need the following professional services. ..  Read More >
Trending Stories
Software Reduces Overhead Labor

Labor. It may be your largest, but is most certainly your most volatile, construction cost. The craft labor is the major cost, but the overhead labor can eat into budgets as well too.
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The "All Zeroes One" Code Prevents Lost A/P Invoices

A key component of job cost reporting is accurate posting of accounts payable (A/P). The time between receiving the invoice in the mail and posting it to your job... Read More >
The $5 Casio: Your Best Tool
Embezzlement: Password Protection
Escrowing Bid Docs: What, Where, How, Why, & When?
Choosing a Professional Services Provider
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Calculation of Workers' Comp, General Liability & Bond in Estimates
Hawaii News
Construction industry to lead Hawaii's economic expansion
Caddell Construction Awarded Construction of Clinic in Hawaii 
Waikiki construction worker killed in fall
University of Hawaii Expands Student Housing Options
Court rules Hawaii Dairy Farms began construction without all permits 
Hawaii contractor gets $21M military contract for work at Florida base
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General Contractors Labor Association Holiday Schedule 
Hawaii Road Work Alerts
Top Industry Stories
Boston passes regulation allowing city to deny building permits based on safety history
US homeownership rate drop sharper for younger households
McConnell urges Trump, Congress to avoid 'trillion-dollar stimulus' infrastructure plan
Forbes: FL, NY lead the country's priciest zip codes for housing
Civil engineering society issues first-ever tsunami-safe building standards
'Listening' to signals traveling through bridges for diagnosing damage
Army Halts Construction Of Dakota Access Pipeline
The Future of the Field: How mentoring can boost an industry 'ripe for innovation'
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