CEA's Statement on Racial Equality
CEA is committed to improving diversity and inclusion within the construction industry in Northeast Ohio. While we do this work every day, in light of recent events and the public discourse surrounding issues of racial justice, we wanted to once more share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Below is a statement that...
Construction Employers Association, National Association of Women in Construction and Cleveland YWCA Recognize Women in Construction During Women’s History Month
Construction Employers Association, National Association of Women in Construction and Cleveland YWCA recognize women in construction during Women’s History Month
A series of activities and events schedule throughout March
CLEVELAND - March is National Women's History Month and March 3 - 8 is Women in Construction Week....
Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference
A record-breaking 2,773 tradeswomen convened in Minneapolis for the Tradeswomen Build Nations (TWBN) Conference, the largest of its kind in the world, becoming the number one retention tool for women in the trades and one that General President Eric Dean has wholeheartedly supported....
Companies Must Lead the Change for Gender Equality
By Mai Lan Nguyen, HR Technologist
Gender equality in the workplace is a critical topic, and for good reason.
Research clearly shows that companies and employees experience real benefits when they commit to gender equality. These include higher retention rates, more innovation, greater job satisfaction, and above-...
Great Minds Think Differently: How to Enable Cognitive Diversity in the Workplace
By Chiradeep BasuMallick, HR Technologist
Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is now among the top priorities for companies across the world. A Gartner survey of 1700+ senior executives found that it is the no.1 talent management priority for CEOs. And an essential part of diversity in the workplace is cognitive diversity...
Tom Sorley: C-Suite Leader Was Industry Role Model for Inclusion and Next-Gen Talent Recruitmen
By Greg Aragon and Aileen Cho, ENR
Tom Sorley has come a long way since college, when he led the University of Nebraska to the Orange Bowl as starting quarterback. Since then, he rose to chairman/CEO of Rosendin, one of the country’s largest electrical contractors, and was selected the 2019 president of the National...
4 Ways to Build Workplace Diversity
By Sarah Lewis-Kulin, HR Insights
According to Glassdoor, 67% of job seekers consider workplace diversity an essential factor when considering employment opportunities. More than 50% of employees want their workplace to do more to increase diversity.
While diversity and inclusion are vital for recruiting top talent and...
How Women Leaders Are Building Better Places To Work
By Carrie Kerpen, Forbes
Plenty of research shows that women-lead companies perform better financially than those led by men. One recent study compared the performance of Fortune 1000 companies that had women CEOs against the male-dominated S&P 500’s performance, and found that the 80 women CEOs produced equity...
Minority Architects Construction Engineering Holiday Gathering
MACE - Great Networking & People
Four words are becoming synonymous with the annual MACE (Minorities inArchitecture, Construction and Engineering) holiday reception at Oswald Building in Downtown, Cleveland.
They are “good time” and “great networking.”The event is a joint effort...
These Are The 3 things That Companies Get Wrong About Diversity
By Anisa Purbasari Horton, Fast Company
Companies spend a lot of money on diversity initiatives, and also on fixing the issues that often arise out of not making diversity and inclusion a priority. According to a 2017 report by the Kapor Center, titled “Tech Leavers Study,” systemic bias and mistreatment costs...