Distribution Centers Are Being Built Faster Than They Can Be Staffed
By Matthew Rothstein, BisNow East Coast
The American economy simply can't get enough distribution centers. Aggressive demand for the assets is creating another barrier to the sector's continued growth."
The Construction Industry is Heavily Male-Dominated, and That Needs to Change
By Ray Sedey, Contributor (Dallas News)
Our goal is to recruit and retain top females in the marketplace and empower them to succeed."
Protecting Confidential Information and Trade Secrets When Employees Leave the Company
This article is Danielle Ochs at Ogletree Deakins, answers employers’ frequently asked questions about the intricacies that arise when an employee with valuable information leaves the company.
What can employers do at the start of the employment relationship to protect their trade secrets and confidential information...
Pathways to Prosperity: In Demand Jobs That Don't Require a Degree
Article by Olivera Perkins, The Plain Dealer
Middle-skill jobs, those requiring training after high school, but not more than an associate's degree, are often in-demand positions with competitive pay."
Eighty Percent of Contractors Report Difficulty Finding Qualified Craft Workers to Hire as Association Calls for Measures to Rebuild Workforce
AGC of America’s New Plan to Address Growing Construction Workforce Shortages
Technology can help bridge this gap, and more firms are bringing training in-house to implement digital strategies such as BIM..."
Builders Balance Tradition and Automation
By Andrew Soergel Senior Reporter, U.S. News.
Automation has wiped out millions of jobs in manufacturing and agriculture, but construction payrolls have stood firm."
May the Millennial Workforce be With You! (in 5 Easy Steps)
By Karen Gerberry, Ving Success Manager
Here are a few tips to utilize the millennial workforce."
Workforce Shortage Casts Shadow on St. Louis Construction Sites
This article is from the website of St. Louis Public Radio by Melody Walker
In the St. Louis region, contractors and unions report they are near full-employment, but a shortage of next generation tradesmen and women is making recruitment a top priority..."
Women hit Jackpot on $2.5B Massachusetts Casino Project
The author of the story is Kim Slowey, Construction Dive
As a condition of being granted a casino license, developers must set diversity goals that target the unemployed and underemployed, and must also set contracting goals that include minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses.
Workforce shortages – The Commodity of Skill
This article was published on ConstructionDive.com
The next 12 years are critical not only in hiring new craft professionals but also in being able to increase their knowledge and skill levels to replace the seasoned workers the industry is losing."