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."
Builders Balance Tradition and Automation
By Andrew Soergel Senior Reporter, U.S. News.
Automation has wiped out millions of jobs in manufacturing and agriculture, but construction payrolls have stood firm."
Qualities of an Effective Project Manager
From the website of the Engineering News-Record
Effective project management is at the core of great project-based firms. Here are 10 things every project manager should be doing to be highly effective."
Lessons Learned for Project Managers
By Jonathan Oswick, Director of Construction at The AKA Team
Construction is a complicated field when it comes to office/ field work. Over the years I’ve learned a lot, and these are a few important areas to consider:
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...
State Construction Group Launches Opioid Awareness Week
This article is by Ernie Smith a social media journalist for Associations Now.
We want to make sure our people know there are alternatives to opioids, and give them support if they are having a problem."
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...
Drug Free Workplace
We hear it from others and we ourselves profess it quite often. “We have a drug free workplace.” Now that’s comforting and it’s our answer to the drug abuse epidemic. So, all...
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."