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Displaying items by tag: American Subcontractors Association of Michigan

Thursday, 01 September 2022 12:54

The Game Evolves: 12th Annual MCOY Awards celebrates excellence in construction industry

If you’re not adapting, you’re failing. That was the message during this year’s Michigan Contractor of the Year (MCOY) Awards, hosted yesterday evening at the LMCU Ballpark in Comstock Park. 

Published in Sponsored content
Sunday, 22 November 2020 16:00

Pandemic amplifies talent shortage, lack of diversity in construction industry

West Michigan’s construction industry has long faced a talent shortage fueled by a worker exodus during the 2008 recession, stigma around going into skilled trades, and firms failing to recruit a diverse workforce. 

Sunday, 18 February 2018 19:51

Workforce development initiatives show signs of progress

By focusing on an internal culture that favors employee retention and support for external training initiatives, some West Michigan executives say they’ve largely avoided any problems associated with labor shortages.

Published in Talent

Sunday, 18 September 2016 16:21

Finding talent remains challenging for West Michigan contractors

Despite ongoing concerns about a talent gap, employment in West Michigan’s construction industry continues to rise. 

Published in Manufacturing