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 …

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 …

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 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,” July 2019: Triangle Grading & Paving

BYC “Spotlight Series,” July 2019: Triangle Grading & Paving This month’s BYC “Spotlight Series” shines on Triangle Grading & Paving, Carolinas AGC members since 1991.  Triangle G & P, established in Burlington, NC in 1965, was founded by the late R.G. “Ronnie” Kirkpatrick and has operated under its corporate name since 1984. Triangle is a family-owned and operated complete site …

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 Updates & Announcements, July 2019

BYC Updates & Announcements: Build Your Career has a few updates to announce: Last month BYC announced our inaugural “Ambassador of the Month,” Meghan Ketterman of Contract Construction.   We will now be announcing an “Ambassador of the Quarter” moving forward for the rest of 2019 and into 2020.  The quarters will run: *For more information on the BYC Ambassador of …