The Future is Women
This article is by Crain's Cleveland Business' reporter, Judy Stringer.
The number of women-owned firms continues on an upward trajectory."
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."
What Five Generations in the Workplace Means to Your Firm
Scott D. Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM, Vice President and CMO of JDB Engineering, shares knowledge from the world of marketing, sales, and beyond, Engineering News-Record (ENR).
Right now there are actually five generations in the workforce! While you weren’t paying attention, Generation Z began graduating from high school."...
There’s a Shortage of Welders. Will More Women Fill the Gap?
Written by Liana Aghajanian, The Atlantic
Instead of enticing women into established programs dominated by men at trade schools and colleges, they’re changing the programs altogether."
Microlender gets Grant to help Minority-owned Businesses
This article is by Marcia Pledger, The Plain Dealer, about John Beck the new owner of start-up fitness center, 1000 LBS Lighter.
At ECDI we believe obtaining business capital should be an entrepreneur’s launching point, not another hurdle.
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.
CEA and Urban League of Greater Cleveland Spark Female Interest in Construction
By Rhonda Crowder
Work NOW, a workforce development collaboration between Construction Employers Association (CEA) and The Urban League of Greater Cleveland, wrapped up its 2018 session in July.
The Work NOW program introduces participants to the construction industry as well as teaches soft skills...
2018 Financial Integrity Summit
Given by Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (NEOHCC)
NEOHCC and HBC will be hosting the 2018 Financial Integrity Summit in 2018 on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 from 1:00PM to 6:00PM."
Girls-Only Trade Classes are Spreading and Upending Stereotypes
This article is by Brenda Iasevoli, The Hechinger Report
All-girls shop classes aim to empower girls, but risk running into the crosshairs of Title IX."
Summer Internships Add Valued Career Experience
Summer means R&R for many young people, but not for several students involved with the ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland. These young people are working hard this summer learning more about the building and construction industry. These opportunities fall...