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Construction Apprenticeships: Critical to Future of the Industry

Denver, CO —  A chronic worker shortage continues to plague the construction industry as construction employment levels reach its highest number since the economic downturn in 2008. In an analysis of this report, released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) on February 3, 2017, Ken Simonson, AGC’s chief …


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A new level of workforce, committed to a career in construction is awaiting! This new construction workforce is serious about beginning a career in construction as they have gone through the Construction Careers Now curriculum at Emily Griffith Technical College.  They are ready to begin their career path in construction. …


CO Contractors Hiring Graduates of New Construction Careers Now Program

Denver, CO —  To date, 31 of the 43 inaugural September Construction Careers Now (CCN) graduates have sought and found gainful employment, or have embarked on continuing education in the construction industry. Several participants have received multiple offers of employment and some are still in the process of interviewing among …


ISEC & AGC Support Workforce Development through Colorado Funded Intern Program

Denver, CO — The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Innovative Industries Internship program allowed ISEC to continue to support workforce development and educating future leaders in construction. ISEC, a prime trades contractor or construction and architecture firms, utilized this state program that supports industries critical to Colorado’s economic future, …

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Combating Construction Labor Shortages w/ Over 100 Participants Already Registered for Construction Careers Now

Denver, CO — Since launching the Construction Careers Now (CCN) program in July 2016, 114 participants have registered, with 100 enrolled for the inaugural program on September 12, 2016. The outpouring of participants is promising to local contractors facing labor shortages. In a report released August 31, 2016 by the …

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AGC Welcomes Construction Careers Now Recruiters to Staff

Denver, CO – The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC) recently hired two Construction Careers Now recruiters to the AGC staff. The Construction Careers Now program was unveiled on July 20, 2016 by the Lt. Governor, Donna Lynne, at a live press conference held during the AGC’s Breakfast with the Board. Erika …

AGC CEO Michael Gifford will give a 5 min November '16 Election Blue Book Breakdown on the many Amendments and Propositions that could make or break the construction/design industry and the Colorado economy

Event Round-Up: AGC Breakfast with the Board & GC Showcase

By: Julie Wanzer, LEED AP Denver, CO – The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC) hosted their Breakfast with the Board and GC Showcase on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the Denver Marriott City Center. A crowd of over 500 people filled the lower-level Colorado Ballroom that contained booths from …