The Waukesha County Construction Alliance serves as a platform for construction and skilled trades companies to share ideas, encourage innovation and target new talent. Like many other industries, construction is facing a workforce shortage that is projected to increase in the coming years. In a survey conducted in 2017 by the Alliance, 87% of construction/skilled trade companies indicated having difficulty attracting and/or retaining employees.
Here are some programs of the Construction Alliance:
- Construction Executive Council – The Construction Executive Council is comprised of construction and skilled trades leaders who meet quarterly to set the strategic direction for the Construction Alliance.
- HREx Program Series – HR Excellence (HREx) programs give construction HR pros the opportunity to hear from a guest speaker, participate in facilitated roundtable discussions and share best practices.
- Kids Building Wisconsin – Kids Building WI is a nonprofit that hosts construction career expos in Madison and Waukesha. Middle school students participate in interactive activities run by construction and skilled trades companies to learn about careers in the industry.
- Careers Uncovered – Careers Uncovered helps Waukesha County educators learn more about career pathways. Educators tour a local company, have a roundtable discussion with company leadership and put together an action plan to improve the academic and career planning process.
The Waukesha County Business Alliance has launched the Construction Alliance, a platform for construction and skilled trades companies to share ideas, encourage innovation and target new talent.
On Thursday, January 24, more than 800 fifth through eighth graders came to Milwaukee Tool for the first annual Kids Building Wisconsin – Waukesha Expo.
On Thursday, October 18, more than 1,000 middle and high school students in Waukesha County attended the Alliance’s 4th annual M.A.D.E. Career Pathways Expo at Waukesha County Technical College to learn more about careers in the manufacturing, automotive, design, engineering and construction industries. This was our biggest career expo to date. 35 local employers were […]
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