Community Finds CEA’s Outreach for Labor ‘Helpful’
By Rhonda Crowder“There is a shortage in the workforce, plenty of opportunities,” said Cesar A. Sepulveda, Manager of Community Engagement at AM Higley, to a group at the Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center, early October. And, that has been the sentiments spoken by industry professionals throughout the Opportunities in Construction...
Construction Program Moving the Needle in Hispanic Community
By Rhonda Crowder
For years, it has been difficult for minority communities to matriculate into the building trade unions. And, for members of the Hispanic community with language barriers, it could be even more complicated. But, current efforts are underway to change that dynamic.
In response to the opportunity the MetroHealth...
Pathways to Prosperity: Today’s Vocational Schools Bust Stereotypes, Offer Better College, Career Options
This news article is by Patrick O'Donnell, The Plain Dealer
As high schools specifically aimed at training students in work skills, they’re in position to prepare students to meet the demands of a changing economy and set students up for strong salaries. "
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."