Wilson Lumber has been named a 2022 Best Workplace by the Best Workplaces Institute.
People are what matter. Not people are number 1 and profit is number 2. People are number 1, everything else pales in comparison. You want to make a difference in your career? Make a difference in the lives of people.
I am delighted that it has been in my generation that the role of women in construction has begun to change and that we are seeing more meaningful contributions from women in what’s previously been a male-dominated industry.
To improve the health of your workforce and ensure that your company is positioned to recognize these specific challenges, we must prioritize workers’ mental health to the same level as wearing safety goggles and tagging out live circuits.
If you make your living in the construction industry, you have no doubt been affected by the shortage of skilled labor across the nation.
Selling building materials wasn’t initially what Wilson Lumber Director of Sales Josh Hendrickson sought to do with his life.
A bottle of Coca-Cola at Wilson Lumber cost only 35 cents when Russ Wilson started working here circa 1989.
John Marshall has enjoyed a career that has taken him around the U.S. and the world, before landing him in the Rocket City of Huntsville, Ala., in 2001 where he has been COO of Wilson Lumber for the last five years.
In one of his college engineering classes, Jackie Crutcher had to design a set of house trusses by hand. “I thought to myself, ‘If I ever get out of this class, I will never look at another truss as long as I live.’”
“People over profits” is a phrase we hear more and more from many areas of business. But when you really put your money behind your team and your values, it can be a huge point of differentiation and a great way to drive long-last relationships.
Wilson Lumber improves training approach after hiring women
Trust is built. And when you find someone or some company you trust, you stick with them.