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 …

BYC Sept ’19 “Spotlight Series” Member: Barnhill Contracting Company

BYC Sept ’19 “Spotlight Series” Member: Barnhill Contracting Company This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on Barnhill Contracting, Carolinas AGC members since 1950.  Robert E. Barnhill, Sr. and R.W. Long founded Barnhill & Long Construction in 1949 using surplus army equipment and machinery purchased from the government after WWII.  In 1952, Robert Barnhill, Sr. purchased his partner’s stock and established …

BYC Sept ’19 “Contractors in the Classroom” Profile: Register Your Company for a Personalized Ambassador Orientation!

BYC Sept ’19 “Contractors in the Classroom” Profile: Register Your Company for a Personalized Ambassador Orientation! Now that summer is over and another school year is back in session, there’s no time like the present to begin participating in the BYC “Contractors in the Classroom” program!  Last month’s Workforce Windup newsletter included a “Quick Start Guide” on how BYC Ambassadors …

BYC Receives a Donation From the CFMA Charlotte Chapter

BYC Receives Generous Donation From the CFMA Charlotte Chapter On Thursday September 19, 2019, the Charlotte Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association hosted their 24th annual “Building a Better City” awards banquet.  At this year’s event, scholarships were awarded to ten deserving students pursuing construction-related degrees at local colleges.  CFMA presented scholarships to two Rowan Cabarrus Community College students …

BYC Aug ’19 “Contractors in the Classroom” Profile: A Quick Start Guide

BYC Aug ’19 “Contractors in the Classroom” Profile: A Quick Start Guide It’s hard to believe that our summer is almost over and school is already back in session.  Now that tomorrow’s workers are back in school today, there’s no time like the present to start planning your school and classroom visits as a BYC Ambassador! To make this process …

BYC “Spotlight Series,” August 2019: J.A. Croson

BYC Aug ’19 “Spotlight Series:” JA Croson This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on JA Croson, Carolinas AGC members since April 2019.  JA Croson was founded by Jim Croson in Columbus, OH in 1959 and established a Florida division in 1979.  The company is a family-owned and operated plumbing and HVAC specialty contracting firm and provides public, private and federal …