Toledo in Dire Need of Construction Workers
By author Victoria Idoni, WTOL.com
The Toledo area is the fifth fastest growing construction job market out of over 350 nationwide, and with much of the workforce retiring or getting ready to slow down, the need is rapidly increasing.
"The area added 2,100 new construction jobs over the last year, and you've got more...
ACE Mentorship Program - The Impact of Mentorship
The positive impact of mentorship in a young adult's life is invaluable. Become a mentor, be the change in a student's life.
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The ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland invites individuals with an interest in mentoring Cleveland...
ACE Builds Wins at 2019 AIA's Sand Fest!
The ACE Builds team (led by Susie Chaplin) took home the first place trophy on Saturday, August 3 at AIA's 2019 Sand Fest competition. The team competed in what the judges called the most competitive and difficult category. The team got inspiration for the sculpture from popular Avengers movies and named the sculpture 'Sand...
Hiring Ex-convicts on the Table to Fill Open Construction Jobs
This article was written by Editor Jessica Lombardo, ForConstructionPros.com
It's impossible to talk to contractors in the asphalt industry without hearing their frustration in finding workers to fill the open job positions they have. Business owners are trying everything to attract people to these careers and are expanding...
US Construction Wage Tops $30 an Hour as Employment Soars
This article was wrttien by the staff of Global Construction Review
Earnings for US construction workers now outstrip the private sector average as contractors face what’s being called one of the tightest labour markets they’ve ever experienced. The situation has led a contractors’ group there to slam an...
Making Strategic Investments in Employee Development is Crucial for Success
From Forbes.com Contributor, William Craig
Making it through the day becomes the goal of most employees, along with bringing home a paycheck. Both employees and employers suffer when employee goals fail to evolve beyond those two factors.
The pressures of everyday business weigh on shoulders of all professionals, and leaders...
Technology is Necessary for Construction Skills Gap
By Construction Dive's, Kim Slowey
The construction industry has a well-known skills gap — not enough workers with the right skills to meet demand. In fact, according to an Associated General Contractors of America report released in January, 80% of the contractors the association surveyed said they were concerned about...
Video Game-Like Tech Draws Younger, More Skeptical Workforce to Construction
By Construction Dive's author, Jenn Goodman
Mittie Cannon, founder of an Alabama nonprofit construction training program for girls, knows that a job in the trades offers many perks: good pay, job satisfaction, the ability to work as part of a team and opportunities for advancement. But those incentives are not always enough to...
Construction Employers must Adapt to Millennial Workforce Needs
Published by Don Wall , constructconnect.com
True to the stereotypes, workplace millennials want to be respected, included in decisions, sit in on important meetings before they’ve earned it and need to think their work is relevant, says David Coletto, Abacus Data CEO.
And like it or not, Coletto said, it’s a demographic...