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."
Getting the most out of your Professional Membership
This guest blog was written by Bridget Hrdlicka (an interior designer at Bialosky Cleveland), for Crain's Cleveland Business.
Making valuable connections with your peers allows you to gain further insight into your industry and may even make your next job search easier."
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..."
BeSafeOhio - Pedestrian and Back To School Safety
The safety of pedestrians, kids in school zones and those getting on and off school buses is everyone’s responsibility, whether traveling to and from work or while on-the-clock.
School is back in session. Be patient, be aware and don’t drive distracted.
As part of BWC’s BeSafeOhio campaign we are sharing resources...
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...
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."
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...
Darryl Edwards: AGC Cleveland Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations to Darryl Edwards of The AKA Team, AGC Cleveland scholarship recipient! He is majoring in construction engineering technology at Cuyahoga Community College, planning to graduate in 2021. Darryl has been an ACE Mentor for the past three years, as well as volunteering for presentations at the Urban League of Greater Cleveland and...
CMSD Teens Rehab Homes and Learn Valuable Skills
This article and video are from the Cleveland Metropolitian School District's (CMSD) News Bureau
Sixteen teens from the Boys & Girls Clubs at East Tech High School and John Adams High School started work this month on a 10-week project called Building Great Futures."