Building Better with Trust-based Teams
Editor Lindsey Cole of The Daily Commercial News (DCN) by ConstructConnect discusses award-winning author and futurist Rex Miller's analyses of why Trust-based teams build better.
"We have a lot of smart teams but we don't have a lot of healthy teams," Miller stated, adding trust is...
Future Executives Committee
Whether it's touring an apprenticeship training center or learning about best practices for LinkedIn, the Future Executives Committee always seeks to expand their knowledge, experience and professional network...
Construction Management Student Hosts Radio Show on Women in Construction
Mary Tyler March of Construction Dive shares an interview with Stephanie Crepeau, a construction management student who hosts an internet radio show about women in construction.
I wish career and technical education programs were a staple in schools everywhere. I always believed that if you want to be a carpenter you should...
New Career Training and Resource Center
Article by Jon Murray, The Denver Post's city hall reporter summarizes the new career training and resource center that opened in northeast Denver will help prepare residents who live near Interstate 70 to work on the $1.2 billion expansion.
It will offer six courses on a flexible schedule and will host networking events and job...
Respecting the Colors - The Birkman Method®,
by Jennifer Wintrow, Skoda Minotti
The basis for The Birkman Method® comes from an understanding that all people have a unique set of underlying needs that are critical to each of our success. When used in the workplace, it can help create a work environment that supports all different styles of personality regardless of...
From Helmets to Hard Hats, Veterans Find Careers in Construction
Mary Hui of the Washington Post interviews Bob Luckett, founder of Veteran’s Next Mission, a nonprofit that offers veterans a paid four-year training program to prepare them for a career in the construction industry.
Construction is a “very natural” transition for veterans, Luckett said, because it shares so many...
Create a Safer Workplace Using These Four (4) Resources
By Joshlyn Ross, Contributor for U.S. Small Business Administration.
In honor of National Safety Month, we would like to highlight four resources that will help you identify unsafe behaviors, create opportunities for improvement and help you (and your employees) make well-informed safety decisions on a daily basis."...
Operate Real Construction Equipment at Hocking Hills Sandbox
Digital editor of Columbus Business First, Laura Newpoff elaborates on Hocking Hills Sandbox, an adult playground with real construction equipment to play with.
If that sounds like a fun way to spice up your annual corporate team-building retreat, then the new Hocking Hills Sandbox might be worth checking out."...
KSU and Turner Construction's Workshops for Minority Business Owners Foster Diversity
Crain's Cleveland Business article by Richard Weiner
We take supplier diversity very seriously... always out searching for minority partners to try to nurture so that they can become a viable supplier for us — almost like creating a business incubator."
Increase in Construction Employment by the Thousands but, Still Awaiting Qualified Workers
This is from the May 5, 2017 article in the of The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) explaning the need for qualified worker even with the increase in jobs available.
Construction firms continued adding new jobs at a faster rate than the broader economy during the past year as demand for their services remains...