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Member Two Cents: As a CFM, How Involved Are You in Your Company’s Project Startup?

Apr 05, 2022

Some of the best education we can get is from each other! We asked some Specialty Trade CFM’s abo...

Specialty Contractors
Specialty Trade Highlights for CFMA's 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibition

Feb 04, 2022

Your Specialty Trade Committee has been hard at work developing programs for this year’s conference.

Specialty Contractors
Rescued From Ransomware

Jan 07, 2022

Who doesn’t look forward to a holiday weekend, right?

Specialty Contractors Risk Management Information Technology
Inflation Nation

Dec 17, 2021

One item has dominated all others in recent discussion of the economy – inflation.

Economy Specialty Contractors
Chat with the Chairman: Shawn Erickson and John Bieber

Oct 18, 2021

Chairman Pam Hepburn sits down with Shawn Erickson & John Bieber this month!

Specialty Contractors Meet the Members
Will Apprenticeship Participation Recover?

Oct 07, 2021

Among the many COVID-19 casualties was apprenticeship program participation.

Specialty Contractors
State of Play: Why the HVACR Market Is Ripe for Consolidation

Oct 01, 2021

If you explore the landscape for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for contractors, the mechanical, ...

Specialty Contractors
The Construction Cost Management Report: State of the Industry

Oct 01, 2021

The following content is sponsored by Procore. The new Construction Cost Management report publis...

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Tactics for Successful Resource Management

Oct 01, 2021

The following article is sponsored by Prophix. Contractors need the proper insights to focus on y...

Specialty Contractors Budgeting & Planning Workforce
Phishing, Spear Phishing, Vishing… Oh My!

Sep 23, 2021

Like many other industries, the construction space has undergone a significant technology-enabled...

Specialty Contractors Risk Management Heavy Highway Information Technology
Cybersecurity Best Practices for Field Employees

Aug 31, 2021

Computer environments are made up of hardware, software, and the people who use and support them.

Specialty Contractors
Powering the Future of Collaborative, Real-Time Cost Management

Aug 30, 2021

Sponsored Content: With construction projects and teams becoming more disconnected, the need for ...

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How Construction Retention Payments Affect Ongoing Projects, and How to Ease the Burden Retainage Creates

Aug 03, 2021

Sponsored Content: Practically all construction contracts include provisions for payment retentio...

Specialty Contractors Accounting Reporting Income Recognition Legal Budgeting & Planning Taxes Contracts
How Will Lease Accounting Under FASB ASC 842 Affect Your Balance Sheet?

Jul 15, 2021

The key principle of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) recent ASC 842 lease accou...

Specialty Contractors Lease Accounting
Never Swung a Hammer

Jul 06, 2021

In recent years, a serious concern in the construction industry is the labor shortage.

Specialty Contractors Risk Management Heavy Highway Legal Budgeting & Planning Human Resources
Real-time Cost Management: Connected Teams and Connected Systems, Built with Control

Jul 01, 2021

Sponsored Content: One of the biggest risks on a project has nothing to do with the build itself ...

Risk Management Specialty Contractors Accounting Reporting Budgeting & Planning Contracts
Shortage of Available Workers Slows Recovery

Jun 15, 2021

Much will depend on labor force growth in 2021.

Specialty Contractors Economy
President Biden & Apprenticeships

May 27, 2021

Less than a month after becoming president, Joe Biden signed his first executive order pertaining...

Specialty Contractors
A History of the Specialty Trade Committee

Apr 25, 2021

I started attending CFMA’s Annual Conference & Exhibition in 1997 and noticed something from the ...

Specialty Contractors
How Technology Can Aid Service Technicians During COVID-19 & Beyond

Apr 25, 2021

Over the past year, COVID-19 has highlighted the benefits technology can bring to workers across ...

Specialty Contractors Information Technology
Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness – Best Practices for Loans Less Than $2 Million

Apr 25, 2021

When we applied for and received our Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan funds, I did not anti...

Specialty Contractors PPP Loan Forgiveness
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