Learn about component manufacturers taking a proactive approach to their workforce development needs in past SBC Magazine articles and SBCA webinars.
Assessments, Internships & Training Programs
- Rely on Relatable Recruiters
- The Beauty of a Blank Canvas
- Leaping at the Chance
- Getting It Right the First Time
- Webinar: Hiring Smarter for Production
- Webinar: Coaching a Career Culture in Your Plant
- Giving Tours to Students – CM Tips for a Tailored Tour
- Giving Tours to Students – Technology Is Key
- Giving Tours to Students – The Only Wrong Way Is Not at All
- Giving Tours to Students – A Willingness to Try
- Teaming Up for the Trades
- Seeing Is Believing
- Manage Your Market: One Tour at a Time
- One Day. Two Busloads of Students. Three Steps.
Career Fairs & Other Events
- Employee Recruiting? How Big C Capitalized on BCMC
- Apex Truss Reaps Rewards from Local Career Fair
- Florida HS Seniors Flock to A-1 Roof Trusses
- What's in Your Backyard?
- CM & Supplier Team Up to Reach 600 Students
- Providing a Glimpse of Industry Career Paths
- Wisconsin CMs Work to Introduce Students to the Industry
- Summer Camp
Classroom Visits & Involvement with Local Schools
- Simulating On-the-Job Training Encourages Students including Truss/Team Building Activity Handout (courtesy of Big C Lumber)
- How Can You Quickly Get Nine Quality Employees?
- Show Them You Care (Bring Pizza if Necessary)
- Got Labor Issues? Go to the Source
- Looking for Technical Talent?
- Building a Shed Lays a Foundation for the Future
Teambuilding & Retention
- A-1 Roof Trusses Uses Perpetual Motion for Team Building
- How Does CTF Build a Strong Design Team?
- Sweating the Small Stuff: Designer Cohesion & Fantasy Football
- Trouble with Retention? Assume It's Your Fault
- Hold Hands Instead of Bandage Thumbs
- Talking Helps Relieve Work's Stress Points
- Improving Productivity by Building Teams
- Short-Span Challenge, Stronger Team
- A Personal Approach
- Video: Shelter Systems Gives Gavin a Chance
- Webinar: Hiring Veterans
- A Simple Invitation: How One CM Is Building His Workforce
- Truss Building 101
- Broadcasting on All Channels
- Start-up CM Takes the Road Less Traveled
- Looking to Hire?
If you are interested in sharing your company’s story, please contact SBCA staff.