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  • Making the Transition From Field to Office

    Experts Melanie Hodgdon and Tim Faller offer tips on how to make this transition as smoothly and effectively as possible.

  • What Are the Rules for Paid Lunch Periods and Short Breaks?

    Human resources consultant Douglas Delp offers guidance for determining whether you're required to pay employees during their short breaks and lunch times.

  • Tips for Would-Be Remodelers

    New-home builders transitioning to remodeling need to watch out for these issues

  • Preventing Handoff Errors

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  • Breaking Through the Language Barrier

    Going back to school to learn Spanish can pay big dividends in the field

  • Active vs. Passive Fall Protection

    Either guardrails or safety harness systems can be used to proect workers from falls