Not Your Father’s Workplace: Attracting the Best and Most Diverse Talent (Chicago CoP)

October 5, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (under construction)
October 5, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Central Time Zone
Zoom Meeting
Chicago CoP

As the economy emerges from the pandemic, there is a need across market sectors to attract and retain new talent. It is also more and more likely that these new recruits will bring more diversity to the workplace. COAA and LCI’s fall roundtable will focus on strategies and solutions to attract and retain diverse candidates, as well as the impact these new employees will have on our industries. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the role of diversity in solving the skilled labor shortage in the construction industry 
  • Specific strategies to increase diversity and inclusion such as mentorship and partnership opportunities, workforce training, and community engagement 
  • Impact of diversity on project delivery outcomes such as increased productivity and fostering innovation 
  • Community role in owner and project diversity 
  • Specific ways to increase diversity and inclusion in Lean project delivery – education and training for labor and management workforce