The arrival of COVID-19 flipped our world upside down, and now as things slowly open up and workforces start to return to their physical space, we are all finding new ways to adapt. Whereas before we learned to fill the roles of stay-at-home parents, teachers, employees, coaches, entertainers, house keepers, line cooks, etc., now we must brace ourselves for more change as we re-join the physical workplace.
These are unprecedented times, and we are all experiencing changes in our day-to-day activities. How we work, eat, shop, and socialize has been impacted. These changes have brought new sets of challenges and new questions for the future. One question is how are logistics affected, and what changes are occurring within industries? Before COVID-19 hit, most of us were used to quick turnaround and large inventories of items to choose from. Same or next-day delivery options were becoming the standard. We are all feeling the delays and shortages this pandemic has created within our supply chain, but are there also some positives that could come out of this new environment?
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that there is a strong, well-documented correlation between job satisfaction and the presence of workplace friendships. The obvious correlation is that employees repeatedly report increased job satisfaction when they work alongside trusted, supportive confidants. What’s sad, and frankly, totally off base, is when leaders and managers view workplace friendships as... Continue Reading →
Oh no! A pot of gold has gone missing in the Land of Tri-North. The TNB Police Department is hot on the case with a lil' somebody in custody who may be able to shed some light on its whereabouts. Join along, all ye amateur sleuths, and enjoy our 2019 St. Patrick's Day video: The... Continue Reading →
Oh, the joys of the holiday season! Hearts are full with gratitude, bellies are full of cookies, and the air itself seems bursting with magic. In this festive season of warm wishes and glad tidings, there's always that one gift that you just can't quite explain. So, you pass it along to someone else who... Continue Reading →
Fitchburg, WI -- Tri-North, an award-winning, full-service commercial construction management company based in Fitchburg, WI, is pleased to announce the strategic expansion of their Nova division. Nova is an experience design group specializing in custom design solutions that translate their clients' unique brand stories into the built environment. Tom Thayer, President & CEO of Tri-North... Continue Reading →
It’s not news that the cost of early childcare in the United States is incredibly high. According to Care.com, the national average for in-center care is around $10,000 annually. Here in Wisconsin, we’re well above the national average. And in Dane County where our headquarters is located, it’s totally normal for parents of a child... Continue Reading →
Did you know that the FAA regulates commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s, or drones)? This hasn’t always been the case, so for those of us who jumped head first into this powerful technology early in the game, it’s something we had to adjust to. To be honest, after learning about the FAA... Continue Reading →
“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” -Helen Keller For many of us, the end of year holidays can be quite a hectic time of year. Between juggling school programs, office parties, family get-togethers, travel, shopping, and the end of year crunch at work,... Continue Reading →
Santa and the Tri-North elves are back at it again this year! This time, they’re joined by some construction industry friends on a festive commute to work…carpool caroling style! We here at Tri-North wish you all a safe and happy holiday season! Enjoy the 2017 Christmas video! Portions of this video were shot on a... Continue Reading →