Tips for Recruiting New Talent Online

Replacing employees is a difficult and costly job, especially during a pandemic. Putting some time and effort into your recruitment process will help you find the right person for your company. The best way to do this during a pandemic is online. Start by creating a detailed job listing. One tip here is to focus …

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NORBORD ESG REPORT 2020

As a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels and the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board, Norbord is committed to delivering economic, social and environmental benefits to shareholders, employees, customers and the many communities where we operate. “For Norbord, sustainability is all about how we can createeconomic growth while caring for society and the …

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Register Now for the First Virtual International Builders’ Show

The International Builder’s Show (IBS) is the highlight of the construction industry calendar. For the last 76 years, construction professionals have looked to the IBS for innovations in the building industry, new products and as the best way to network with others and to promote their brands. Despite the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic present, …

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Pandemic Creates Unprecedented Demand for New Homes

The pandemic and subsequent lockdown has seen many people confined to their homes for months. This has, inevitably, changed their attitudes about their living spaces. The America at Home Study was conducted at the end of April to ascertain just how American homeowner’s ideas have changed. Developed by Teri Slavik-Tsuyuki, Belinda Sward and architect Nancy …

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Construction Set to Continue to Rise through Winter

Sustained growth through the summer and fall have left most construction professionals feeling positive about growth through the coming winter months. A recent study by the National Association of Home Builder’s Housing Market Index and Remodeling Market Index showed very high scores of 85 and 82 (out of 100), respectively. October’s score of 85 was even a new …

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Technology Helps Overcome COVID-19 Pandemic Hurdles

The recent PropTech, summit on technology in home building shows how companies are utilizing technology to overcome the restrictions that the COVID-19 pandemic poses. Of course, most companies have moved their sales online, but technology can also help your customers to feel safer during the home buying process. Younger home buyers have driven the move to …

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