Webinar: Hiring and Retaining the Right People

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AGC America presents a webinar — Hiring and Retaining the Right People

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 – 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT — Online Course

For information, click here.

The goal of most organizations is to have a robust workforce that sports the right people in the right positions, with a set of systems and a culture that keeps them in those positions and excited to be there. However, the current reality for the construction industry is the challenge of not only an insufficient quantity of craft workers, supervisors, managers and staff for available positions, but also an industry that may not be appealing enough to attract and retain the younger Millennials or the upcoming Generation Z.

• Explore what recruiting strategies and assessments may improve your chances of initially getting the right people to your front door

• Understand what primary elements to watch for during the recruiting process to hire hiring quality employees Identify the leadership styles that motivate people and create a productive environment

• Discover the common mistakes that companies may make when addressing poor employee retention

Andy Patron

FMI Principal
As a principal with FMI, Andy’s primary focus is on the evaluation, creation and implementation of training programs designed to develop leadership, project execution, organizational and operational excellence. He also works with clients to help them manage their succession planning process and strategy implementation. Andy’s enthusiastic approach draws from his realworld experience, leading and managing people and improving work process in many industries, specifically in construction.

Andy brings a 25-year history with private and public sector owners and contractors. He started his career as a management engineer; analyzing operations, studying work process flow and creating industrial engineering solutions for a national healthcare provider. Andy later went on to manage the planning, design and construction of their major medical facilities. He has been responsible for the day-to-day operations of a residential builder and he has a practical understanding of the unique field challenges that exist within the construction industry. He has also been a worldwide project manager for a Fortune 100 information technology company, and understands the complexities of working across continents and cultures. He leverages this broad industry experience to deliver consistent and practical solutions.

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