206 Students and Educators from 13 Local School Districts Attend Hands-on Career Exploration Event

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 29, 2018 (MANHEIM, PA.) Over the course of three days, March 13-15, 2018, 206 students and educators participated in Construction Wars, a career exploration event offering hands-on activities designed to introduce students to the …

Attracting & Retaining Employees by Creating a Captivating Workplace: Build It & They Will Come!

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In this session, we will explore strategies to attract, engage, and retain employees. If you treat your employees like the investment they are, they will feel heard, seen, and appreciated! If you build it, they will come, and stay! This program is valid for three PDCs toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.

Celebrating Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

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By: G. David Sload, President-CEO, ABC Keystone Americans are ready to rebuild our neglected infrastructure – schools, highways, bridges, dams, public transit. But we also can’t neglect the big challenge ahead of us: filling a shortage of 500,000 skilled construction workers—a number that could double if the promise of a …

ABC Keystone Adds Evening Welding Classes

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Contact: Kristi Pronovost Director of Marketing & Communications 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 23, 2018   (MANHEIM, PA.) The Associated Builders and Contractors – Keystone Chapter is pleased to announce that evening classes have been added to the comprehensive D1.1 Structural Welding program held at the ABC …

ABC Keystone Celebrates Workforce Development During Careers in Construction Month

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October 2017 is “Careers in Construction Month” in Pennsylvania, and we invite you to join us at the following events as we celebrate the Construction Industry: Construction Wars Tuesday, October 17; Wednesday, October 18; Thursday, October 19 9 am – 1 pm each day ABC Keystone 135 Shellyland Road Manheim, …

Congressman Scott Perry Jobsite Tour Highlights Need for Skilled Workers

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For more information, contact Kristi Pronovost 717.653.8106 or kristi@abckeystone.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 31, 2017 (YORK, PA) Congressman Scott Perry was in East Manchester Township today to see firsthand the continued need for infrastructure development in central Pennsylvania. Perry toured the Orchard Business Park, a logistics park adjacent to …

Growing Your Own – A Staffing Strategy for a Tight Labor Market

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By: Jim Weischedel: Human Resources Consultant at Samaritan Business Consulting It is no secret that many organizations are having difficulty filling staffing vacancies, especially highly skilled positions. The unemployment rate is very low (around 4.3% nationally through July 2017). Many organizations are also growing and expanding, and employees are remaining …