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Each month Dexter + Chaney explores a wide variety of industry topics through webinars, case studies, white papers and videos.

Engaging your employees in their daily tasks is critical, as high engagement results in top quality work and high retention rates. Engaging employees should start on day one and continue through every day of employment.

Is your employee engagement strategy the best it could possibly be? If not, check out 6 employee engagement trends to get you on track to success.

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In this week’s podcast, Dexter + Chaney’s Wayne Newitts and Mark Schwartz have a conversation about construction accounting and why your company may need an ERP software package. Many companies are still using multiple systems for business that may or may not easily share information. Construction ERP systems help consolidate your business so that all departments are sharing information seamlessly.

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Woodinville, Wash.-based Cascade Drilling/Technical Services has dramatically grown its business in just the past few years—both organically and through acquisition. See how Spectrum® Construction Software is helping the company manage this growth boom and maximizing the company's profits.

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You don't become one of Arizona's leading heavy highway and civil contractors without creating a winning team. Gilbert, Ariz.-based Hunter Contracting has done just that, and is keeping everyone connected in real time—whether in the office or out in the field—with Spectrum® Construction Software. See how Spectrum's complete, industry-leading, web-based construction ERP software has helped Hunter outpace its peers and create award-winning projects in the good times and proactively weather times when work isn't as abundant.

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There is a saying that goes, “If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich?” The message here, of course, is that intelligence for its own sake is not as important as what you do with your intelligence. This is a lesson many of us learn the hard way when we leave school and enter the workforce. This is also a lesson that many companies struggle to incorporate into their business processes. The mantra, “more information is better” exerts a powerful influence on business managers. But too often there is no explicit plan for how best to manage and make use of business information.

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Snelson Companies - Construction Software

When it came to payroll, Sedro Woolley Wash.-based Snelson Companies found itself bogged down in paperwork. All time sheets—from multiple employees on multiple jobs in the field—would come into Snelson’s payroll department and would be manually entered into Spectrum using the payroll pre-time entry function for each employee. Seeking to streamline these processes and avoid duplicate entries, Snelson, a longtime Spectrum user, worked with Dexter + Chaney to find a solution. The result was a reliable way to let field staff/supervisors enter time daily on the jobsite.

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Prior to migrating to Spectrum v14 at Interstate Electrical Services Corporation, trying to get a handle on exactly how a job was progressing and how costs were shaping up was difficult at best and in many cases impossible. Lack of detailed reports, reports in which data was buried and not easily extrapolated, and information that was out of date made reporting almost an exercise in futility, said Steven Drouin, Director of IT Services for the Billerica, MA-based company.

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