Michel Richer

Best certifications for construction career development

Acquiring credible certifications is a good way to learn and improve in your role as well as to progress your career in the construction industry. Certifications related to project management, safety regulations, sustainable processes, and much more are available to the broad public for them to develop their skills and abilities. Acquiring any of these certificates demonstrates a certified level of expertise, as well as a commitment to your career and continuous improvement, a positive in the eyes of employers.

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How Bridgit Bench helps Ryan Companies centralize construction resource planning across 14 offices

Previous tools: Microsoft Excel, homegrown tools Started originally in 1938 as Ryan Lumber and Coal, it wasn’t long before the Co-founders of Ryan Companies, James and Francis Ryan, added construction to their offerings. That expansion was the beginning of the company’s design-build approach. Today, Ryan is listed at no. 48 on the ENR top contractors

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Diversity, equity and inclusion within construction | Lora McMillan

Our guest on Honest Conversations today is Lora McMillan, Manager of Special Projects at Ledcor. Lora has over 15 years experience in the construction industry, and as both a woman and a member of the LGBTQ community she has developed unique perspectives on the nature of the construction industry through her lived experiences. Join us as we dive into how Lora has progressed through the industry despite the lack of broader representation, how she thinks the construction industry can adopt stronger Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives, what real change needs to look like, and more! 

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