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 …

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 …

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 “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 …

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 …

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 …