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Building Better Project Outcomes – Mobilization Readiness

Chris Martin May 3, 2021

Join us as we kick off the Better Project Outcomes Series sponsored by Strategic Executive Consulting (SEC).  In our inaugural series episode, listen as Bob Dresser, president of Strategic Executive Consulting discusses mobilization readiness.  In this episode we learn about project success based on preparedness as Dresser shares the SEC […]

Helmets to Hardhats on the Building PA Podcast
Workforce Development
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Workforce Development

Carpenters Training program

Chris Martin April 27, 2021

Odie Parkins of the Eastern Atlantic States Council of Regional Carpenters joins the podcast to talk about the Carpenters training program. Parkins talks of the tools and technical support each apprentice receives along with the emphasis on behavior and attitude. He also shed light on the Carpenters 300 Hitters program […]

Operations
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Small business ownership in the construction industry

Chris Martin April 26, 2021

Listen in as Casey Schlaegle talks about owning a small business in the construction industry. Schlaegle has a diverse background within the industry and has worked as an architect, carpenter and now owns and leads his own architectural woodworking firm. He discusses the need to find a reliable team that […]

Business Leadership
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Safety

Meet the Pennsylvania Labor and Industry Secretary

Chris Martin April 5, 2021

Listen as Jennifer Berrier, the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Labor and Industry department meets with co-hosts Chris Martin and Jon O’Brien. Berrier discusses the challenges her department overcame during the COVID pandemic, mentors she has relied on throughout her career, the impact communication has on effectively governing, and the challenges […]

Helmets to Hardhats on the Building PA Podcast
Workforce Development
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Workforce Development

Helmets to Hardhats

Chris Martin March 29, 2021

85% of military veterans have no experience in construction, yet the industry is a perfect fit for those who have dutifully served their country. Dan Breslin of Helmets to Hardhats talks about the program, the impact it has on veterans and the construction industry and how to gain entry to […]

Building PA Podcast Women in Construction
Workforce Development
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Workforce Development

Women of the Trades

Chris Martin March 8, 2021

The Building PA podcast celebrates women in construction.  In this episode listen in as Roxanne Harpster, Sheet Metal Workers Local 19, and Meghan White, Plumbers Local 520, both who worked for McClure Company on the Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center share their stories.  Both women discuss the need for […]

Technology
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Challenges facing professional services firms

Chris Martin February 22, 2021

To celebrate Engineers Week, Michael Cherock of AE Works joins the Building PA Podcast to talk about the professional services component of the construction industry.  AE Works is a 45-person firm with 3 offices and Cherock discusses how the company has embraced technology to review drawings and documents, the advantages […]

Communications
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Marketing and Business Development

Marketing guidelines for the construction industry

Chris Martin February 16, 2021

Listen as co-hosts Chris Martin and Jon O’Brien discuss construction marketing.  Martin shares his insight on why contractors and others in the construction industry need to begin adapting their marketing messages.  He shares why safe, on time, and under budget is the WRONG message and how these ‘traditional marketing pillars’ […]