Diversity

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Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

A recent Washington Post article revealed the dire straits of the construction industry: Baby Boomers are retiring in droves, widening what is an already huge skills gap in a competitive industry. The article advocates for diversity as a way to broaden the workforce and ensure that everyone who can work,...

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Optimize Your Applicant Pool by Reaching Out to Veterans

As the nation celebrates Independence Day, it’s important to remember and honor the veterans who sacrificed for the country’s freedom. It’s also important to recognize what assets American veterans are to the workforce and the potential they offer to your organization.

Veterans are a highly-skilled, diverse set of individuals...

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Can Diversity Be the Solution to the Skills Gap?

Employers, especially those in the construction and manufacturing industries, are having trouble finding candidates to fill their positions. While the reasons behind the skills gap are being debated , what’s clear is that employers need to find new ways to find candidates.

More and more, companies are viewing diversity...

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Benefits of Workplace Diversity

The marketplace is dynamic and diverse. To keep up with it and remain profitable and successful, your work environment needs to possess those same qualities. Integrating employees from culturally diverse backgrounds empower your organization to progress alongside the market place. Unfortunately, many organizations aren’t aware of the benefits that come...

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Building A Diverse Workforce

There’s no better way to reflect the world we live through your company in than by ensuring that you employ a diverse range of staff. Having a diverse workforce pays dividends for both company morale and employee retention. Our VP of Operations, Michelle Stedman, explores the importance of diversity in the workplace.

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