The Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee's Education and Research Foundation recently donated $15,000 to the ACE Mentor Program’s Milwaukee Chapter, an organization that introduces high school students to the wide range of career opportunities in architecture, construction, engineering and related areas of the building design and construction industry.Read More »
Mike Stern has simple advice for young people coming into construction: Get out of the office after hours and take part in activities that’ll help you get acquainted with other people at similar points in their careers.Read More »
After sifting through more than 150 applications, officials at the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee found they didn’t have to go far for their next chief executive. Mark Kessenich, who will take the reins at the AGC of Greater Milwaukee in June, has spent the past eight years at the workforce-group development group WRTP/Big Step, six of those as president. Recent months have also seen him leading Employ Milwaukee, another large organization with a goal of bringing more people into the workforce.
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Working in an industry that state officials have deemed essential, Wisconsin construction crews haven't got the luxury of watching the COVID-19 outbreak unfold from home like many state residents.
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Now that federal officials are beginning to enforce new silica-exposure standards, representatives of the construction industry say most contractors benefited from the extra three months they were given to prepare.Read More »
With most contractors struggling to hire skilled workers, an employee at Wisconsin-based Lunda Construction Co. is saying that companies will have a hard time bringing on a diverse workforce without turning to an equally diverse group of recruiters.Read More »