Oct 2019 Carolinas Construction Corner: Connecting You with the 411 on Industry-Related Events

Oct 2019 Carolinas Construction Corner:  Connecting You with the 411 on Industry-related Events! Visit the Young Leader Conference website to learn more!  For more information on how you can register to attend or how your company can participate or become an event sponsor, please contact CAGC Director of Meetings & Events, Chelsea Andujar, at (704) 372-1450, ext 5229 or via …

To Celebrate October as Careers in Construction Month, BYC Announces Upcoming Cabarrus County “Touch-a-Truck” Event!

To Celebrate October as Careers in Construction Month, BYC Announces Upcoming Cabarrus County “Touch-a-Truck” Event! As Carolinas AGC  joins in with other states to recognize October as ”Careers in Construction” month, there are events and activities occurring all across the Carolinas geared toward promoting construction career awareness to students of all ages.  Build Your Career is proud to partner with …

Carolinas Construction Corner: Connecting You with the 411 on Industry-Related Events

Carolinas Construction Corner:  Connecting You with the 411 on Industry-related Events! (Construction equipment such as dump trucks, dozers, cranes & excavators, Police cruisers, Fire trucks, EMS, SWAT & much more!) Visit event website to learn more!  For more information on how your company can participate or become an event sponsor, please contact BYC Director, Tammy Ford, at (704) 995-3901 or …

Contractors in the Classroom Profile: How You Can be a Champion for your Industry

My Fellow BYC Ambassadors and CAGC Members, The summer season is is quickly nearing its end and before we know it, school will be back in session. Now is the perfect time to begin planning your Contractors in the Classroom visits for the Fall 2019 school semester!  Over this past year, BYC has been building relationships with K-12 schools and …

BYC Hosts Construction Career Day at Johnakin Middle School in Marion, SC

On Tuesday July 9th, 2019, BYC Director Tammy Ford had the opportunity to participate in the Johnakin Middle School Summer Camp in Marion, SC where she led a “Construction Career Day” for a group of almost 20 attending students.  The 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th graders ranged in age from 10-13 and the group of students proved to be a …

BYC & REEMERGE Host Successful Re-entry Career Fair!

In previously released Workforce Windup newsletters, Build Your Career announced a newly formed partnership with REEMERGE, a Midlands, SC area reintegration and employment placement program for the formerly incarcerated, in direct affiliation with SC Works with grant funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce (read full article here).  REEMERGE is a 6 – 12 month comprehensive reintegration program that uses coaching and …

BYC & REEMERGE Host Reverse Career Fair in Columbia, SC!

In last month’s May BYC newsletter, Build Your Career announced an exciting new partnership with the REEMERGE prison reintegration program—a strategic solution geared toward providing educational and employment opportunities to formerly incarcerated individuals in the Midlands, South Carolina area (read the full article here).  The program is in direct partnership with SCWorks and is funded by a U.S. Department of …

Need tomorrow’s workforce? Support Build Your Career today!

CAGC Foundation’s Build Your Career (BYC) program has a goal to raise a minimum of $50,000 by the end of the year. BYC is building the next generation of construction professionals and a skilled labor pool through new programs like Contractors in the Classroom, Summer Construction Camps, and Career/Job Fairs, as well as multiple inclusive diversity and public awareness campaigns …

Build Your Career tells the construction story to over 21,000 students!

From Mt. Airy, North Carolina all the way to Charleston, South Carolina and in between, through the first five months of 2018 Carolinas AGC’s Build Your Career initiative has shared the story of great careers in the construction industry with over 7,000 students. With a booth at 13 Career Fairs, six classroom visits and the aid of 11 of our …

A Day at a High School Career Fair

Thanks to your generous donations, Build Your Career is present at multiple high school career fairs all across North and South Carolina. The day starts with setting up a booth designed to entice students to talk about construction. We give away cups, wristbands and the coolest sunshades on the planet (or so the students say.) Hundreds of students come by …