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From the category archives: Apprenticeship

Information relating to the ABC of Wisconsin Training Trust Apprenticeship Program

ABC Celebrates Careers in Construction Month

10/16/2015 11:40 AM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is celebrating Careers in Construction Month this October by recognizing the investment its members and chapters make each year to attract and train the construction workers of the future.
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Why a Career in Construction is Worth the Hard Work You Put In

6/25/2015 6:48 AM
Many construction jobs vary in the type of skills required and type of work you do, but one common factor that goes into being successful in construction is the hard work it takes to complete the job. A career in construction can be challenging, but in the end you get to stand back and look at a project that you completed with your own two hands. Read the rest of entry »

Legislators Visit Skill Comp

3/16/2015 2:37 PM
On January 16, 2015, ABC of Wisconsin held it's annual Skill Competition at the Washington County Fairgrounds. 23 apprentices from across the state competed to win a spot at the National Craft Championship in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Read the rest of entry »

ABC of Wisconsin Wins Trifecta in Membership Awards and in Training

3/10/2015 1:26 PM
ABC of Wisconsin was awarded three membership awards and the Apprenticeship team won three training awards along with four best practice awards, at the Leadership Development Conference held March 2-6, 2015 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Read the rest of entry »

Solving the Construction Workforce Shortage

6/20/2014 7:27 AM
With a shortage of workers looming, if not already here, apprenticeship is a great way to get into the construction industry. You will see that most of the owners in this video went through the ABC program and now are successful business owners. In other words, the sky is the limit! Read the rest of entry »

Construction Industry Careers. . . almost all you need to know in one spot!

12/12/2013 6:30 AM
After many months of meetings, the Construction Workforce Committee of ABC Wisconsin has developed the Construction Industry Careers booklet aimed at providing information to anyone interested in pursuing a construction-related career.
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Skilled workers are in short supply, how will you find them?

11/4/2013 5:00 AM
Whether we are talking to a big or a small contractor, many of our ABC members are asking the same questions:
Where can we find skilled workers and how can we get the next generation of workers interested in the trades?
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Four Thousand Year Old Solution to the Skilled Worker Shortage

8/14/2013 12:28 PM
The Egyptians realized a simple truth.  Skills and knowledge must be handed down from generation to generation for any craft to survive. They devised a deceptively simple training process still used today.  That system is apprenticeship. Read the rest of entry »
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