The ConX Blog

5 Top Tips For Builders Who Are Hiring

Need to hire more staff for your building company? Or,

Have you ever hired someone that turned out to be an expensive mistake?

Discover how other builders are attracting the best people...

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6 proven ways to grow your building and trade contracting business

1. Use referrals
To get these you must Be as professional as possible with every client on every job...

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The Best Apps for Tradies

 We get asked all the time, what’s the best app for tradies? What app should I use for my carpentry business? What would you recommend for my mate who’s a tiler? What app should I use for my plumbing business? Unfortunately it’s not that simple, there are generally a lot of questions that need to be asked before you can decide which is the right tool for the job. Who better than Clinton Cowin, Managing Director at TradiePad to give us the answers. Enjoy. 

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Advice from Graya Construction

Graya Consturction

YouTube LInk

Check out our Video with Rob from Graya Construction, talking about his journey from Carpentry Apprentice to successful business owner, and gives advice to the young guys just starting out.

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Growing your subcontracting business with ConX

Fine Art Painting
Making new contacts, winning work and gaining trust has never been easier.

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How a foreman gets benefit from ConX

Alliance Project Services
It's great to be able to make new contacts in the industry, especially when everyone is so busy.  

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A brief look at the Westfield story

The early days

What started as 1 shopping centre in Blacktown has recently sold for $32b, an amazing story of Australian entrepreneurship. Read the timeline by decade...

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3 Ways drones can help your construction company

Drones in Construction
Should you get a drone? Drones are everywhere now and have become affordable with high quality cameras. They are amazing fun to take videos and photos of your favourite sports and hobbies, here is a quick look at a few ways to utilise them for your construction business.

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A Carpenters Growth Story

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In the early days the hardest part was going from a team of 2 which is perfect for most jobs to getting a third and fourth person involved. All of the builders and contacts we had made were organic and liked us to be on site so it was hard for them to accept that we were a growing team and I might not be there all the time. It took a little time for this transition but we hired good guys so kept the quality of our work up.

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