Retain. Retain. Retain While recruiting new workers into the construction industry is essential – equally important is offering the current workforce the training to increase upward mobility within an organization. Succession planning can be a crucial tool to promote employee growth within an organization.
Ground Up Construct is proud to announce a partnership with the Career College of Northern Nevada This partnership will create a direct connection of recent grads and current students attending Career College of Northern Nevada and potential employers. In the coming months Ground Up Construct will help these students and alumni's build their personal pages, showcasing their skills and projects that they have completed either in the field or at school.
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If you have kids in high school, you probably have college on the brain. In fact, if we are being honest, you’re the only one thinking hardcore about their future, you’ve been doing it since they were little, you talk about it at the dinner table, and think about it at night when you can’t sleep. You know how fast life comes at you, and all you want is for them to be successful.
Having trouble hiring? Welcome to the majority. A recent survey by Autodesk and The Associated General Contractors of America indicated that 80 percent of construction companies are having trouble hiring skilled workers and more than half are experiencing difficulty hiring for salaried positions. And it’s probably going to get worse before it gets better.
Are you building what’s next? We are not talking about the next step of your current project at work. We are talking about your career. When was the last time you took a step back to assess the trajectory of your career? If the economy turned south, or a sweet new gig turned up tomorrow, would you have the skills needed to survive or to make the leap to something bigger?
An actor that came to fame by way of his long-term role on The Cosby show recently made headlines for bagging groceries at a Trader Joe’s. The conversation around the pictures as they surfaced on social media indicated that he must be humiliated for working as a clerk or that somehow bagging groceries was beneath him and other people like him. Then something wonderful happened – instead of crawling under a rock in embarrassment,