“Be Pro, Be Proud SC” Mobile Skilled Trades Workshop to Launch This Fall!

“Be Pro, Be Proud SC” Mobile Skilled Trades Workshop to Launch This Fall! Carolinas AGC  is proud to be the only commercial construction association involved in successfully pushing for state funding for a critical skilled trades initiative. It won’t be long before South Carolinians begin to see a tricked-out 18-wheeler that serves as a mobile skilled trades workshop, rolling down …

Congrats to Trident Construction, BYC “Ambassador Company of the Quarter” for Q1, 2020!

Congrats to Trident Construction, BYC “Ambassador Company of the Quarter” for Q1, 2020! Build Your Career is pleased to announce our Ambassador Company of the Quarter for Q1, 2020.  A hearty congratulations goes out to Trident Construction of Charleston, South Carolina—longstanding Carolinas AGC member since 1982.  Over the last two years, Trident has been a huge supporter of the BYC …

CAGC Members Pledge Nearly $123,000 at Convention to Support New BYC 50/50 Program!

CAGC Members Pledge Nearly $123,000 at Convention to Support New BYC 50/50 Program! At the recent Carolinas AGC Annual Convention in Aruba, our attending members enjoyed hot, sun-filled Caribbean days, cold island drinks, delicious local Aruban cuisine and a jam-packed, yet very entertaining, agenda.  We had much to celebrate in this tropical paradise—the 100th anniversary of CAGC, our prestigious 2019 …

BYC Oct ’19 “Contractors in the Classroom” Profile: Customized Ambassador Orientations a HUGE Hit With CAGC Members!

BYC Oct ’19 “Contractors in the Classroom” Profile: Customized Ambassador Orientations a HUGE Hit With CAGC Members! In last month’s edition of Workforce Windup, BYC announced the option for our members to register to obtain a customized, onsite Contractors in the Classroom orientation (read last month’s article here).  The goals of these sessions are to get our CAGC member company …

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 …

BYC Announces Ambassador of the Quarter (Q3, 2019): Congrats to Goosie Kennedy of D.R. Reynolds Company, Inc.!

BYC Announces Ambassador of the Quarter (Q3, 2019): Congrats to Goosie Kennedy of D.R. Reynolds Company, Inc.! Build Your Career is pleased to announce our BYC Ambassador of the Quarter for Q3, 2019.  A hearty congratulations goes out to Goosie Kennedy of D.R. Reynolds Company, Inc.!  Goosie not only serves as a very active Build Your Career Ambassador, but he …

CAGC Member, Vulcan Materials, Hosts Successful 2nd Annual Clay Shoot to Raise Funds for HEO Program at Tri-County Tech

CAGC Member Vulcan Materials Hosts 2nd Annual Clay Shoot to Raise Funds for HEO Program at Tri-County Tech! Vulcan Materials Company organized their 2nd South Carolina Clay Shoot on October 8, 2019 at the Clinton House Plantation to raise money for a very important workforce development initiative.  Since there is such a desperate need for equipment operators in all facets …

Are There Better Ways to Attract New Talent to Your Construction Firm?

Are There Better Ways to Attract New Talent to Your Construction Firm? Even though the construction industry continues to make improvements in technology, offers great compensation and benefits packages, creates opportunities for upward mobility and boasts bountiful jobs available for both genders, why aren’t more young people entering the industry?  One primary reason is that construction careers simply have not …

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 …