Demand for Skilled Trade Workers Soars to New Highs
By Columnist Tom Purcell of the Townhall
According to the Society for Human Resource Management, skilled-trades jobs have increased by more than 1 million since 2012 - "the most of any profession."
Ashley Tiano: Warrensville High School ACE Mentor
By Montrie Rucker Adams, APR, DTM, MBA, Visibility Marketing Inc., Q & A with Ashley Tiano
For two years, Ashley Tiano has served as a mentor for the ACE students at Warrensville High School.
Tiano, a project engineer with Infinity Construction, heard about the program. For a while she had looked for something she could do....
Marshay Gibbons: Championing Females in the Construction Industry
By Montrie Rucker Adams, APR, DTM, MBA, Visibility Marketing Inc.
“I want to talk to you about what I’ve been doing,” said Marshay Gibbons in her voicemail. There was a hint of excitement in her message. “We talked a few months ago, and I want to give you an update.”
In the spring of 2016, Gibbons...
Margaret Hewitt Reflects on the ACE Mentoring Program
Montrie Rucker Adams of Visibility Marketing Inc.'s interview with Margaret Hewitt, President of The Construction Green Team.
How long have you been in the program?
I was at University Hospitals when we started the ace program. We were the first sponsor with Gilbane at John Hay High School. Sat down with the school district...
New EPA Chief, Pruitt Will Not Overstep Authorities
Washington Post's, Brady Dennis and Chris Mooney report on speech given by Scott Pruitt to EPA employees.
He has been a leading proponent of the notion that the EPA too often overstepped its legal authority... The only authority that any agency has in the executive branch is the authority given to it by Congress”...
Trump Administration Infrastructure Priorities Revealed
According to Thompson Hine's Construction Update, upgrading the nation's infrastructure can have a healthy impact on the construction industry.
...these steps signal a serious and specific intention of the Trump administration not only to commence a broad national infrastructure modernization project, but also to...
5 Tax Deductions That Small-Businesses Overlook
In The Christian Science Monitor's Saving Money segment, Steve Nicastro of NerdWallet reports on money saving deductions for small businesses.
Failing to claim all the small-business tax deductions you’re entitled to is like flushing money down the toilet."
Mayor Kevin Kennedy of North Olmsted Addresses New Construction During State of City Speak
Bruce Geiselman, special reporter to Cleveland.com discusses Mayor Kennedy's speak
There are so many city changing projects that are happening...The city in 2016 issued permits representing nearly $100 million in new construction value, which was the largest annual investment in decades, Kennedy said. The new projects he...
Neighborhood Supermarket Are Coming A Comeback
Construction Dives' Kim Slowey discusses the return of neighborhood markets...
The trend of grocery stores as mixed-use development anchors, is part of the shift to deliver things people need in addition to the hallmark upscale retail and dining that has typically come with these developments. It’s a big part of this...
The Cost of Retirement Exceeds $700,000
When thinking about investing in your future, Emily Zulz from ThinkAdvisor, reports that retirement is now the big purchase.
A study by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave found that the cost of retirement surpasses $700,000 on average, far outweighing the costs of purchasing a home or paying for higher education...yet many Americans are...