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Finding Our Strengths: Briana

Do we aspire to grow and enhance our strengths, or do we work on our weaknesses? I am a serial improver. I am always working on my weaknesses. However, the task of overcoming and working on my weaknesses becomes daunting. Why? Maybe it is because it is not nearly as rewarding as I’d like it…

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AccuRounds and Flexo Concepts

What do Michael Tamasi, President & CEO of AccuRounds, and Greg Howell, President of Flexo Concepts, have in common? They are leaders in the Manufacturing Industry who recognize the value of clearly defining their companies’ workforce culture. This not only encourages a collaborative work environment among employees but furthers success in recruitment and retention of…

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Manufacturing

I am consistently surprised by the wide range of opportunities that exist within the manufacturing industry. This industry is complex and ever changing as talented individuals within the engineering field work to create technological advances to increase safety, decrease time to the market, and replace repetitive processes with Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines. This innovation…

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Why I Started My Business

It is time to tell a new story. We need to tell a new story about the construction industry. We need to show the pathways for the highly skilled craft trades and the college programs in the construction field, as well as the various entry points and critical pivot points into management and entrepreneurship for…

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Construction is an Essential Business

Plumbers, electricians, and construction workers are essential workers. These trades are grappling with severe labor shortages and there is a critical need to train young people to enter the workforce. The National Center for Construction Research and Education reports that by 2023, there will be a need of one million craft professionals. Although there are…

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Leveling the Career and College Pathway Search Equally

How do we change the mindset and expand the thinking of parents, educators, students, and young adults to consider the benefits of a career in construction? I bring the perspective from the high school student, recent graduate or young adult who might be a great fit for the construction industry, however has no idea how…