To help the industry understand millennials’ interests and needs, recruit future professionals, and build camaraderie across age groups, PHCPPros introduces its inaugural “PHCP Millennials On The Move” series!
I’ve had the opportunity to speak with a number of young engineers, professionals, and college students and hear numerous insights as to the latest trends and opportunities that are shaping the upcoming generations within ASPE and the plumbing engineering and design industry.
In 2018, PHCPPros became a majority-woman company with 54 percent women and 46 percent men. While this may not seem like news, serving a traditionally male industry of the trades makes this change announcement-worthy.
One of the most important parts of running a successful business is hiring the right people. However, that task becomes increasingly difficult as the unemployment rate decreases and fewer people are looking for jobs.
The company recently joined one of its Masco Millions partners, Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP), at the Michigan Science Center for workshops where seventh and eighth grade students explored the world of STEM.
Gee focused his verbal presentation on the industry skills gap, the use of new media to attract talent, success of apprenticeships and training programs in the industry, and the bias against trade jobs.