Lauren Lake, Bridgit COO and Co-founder, recently had the opportunity to talk with the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Mortenson, Joffrey Wilson.
It’s great that creating a diverse and inclusive culture can have such a positive impact on your bottom line, but what about the impact to the health and safety of your team? At the end of the day it all comes down to experience and, more importantly, understanding that everyone experiences each day on the jobsite differently.
Our guest on Behind the Builders 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!
In this post we’ll explore the current state of the construction labor shortage and how improving diversity, equity and inclusion metrics might just be the answer the industry is looking for.
View article “When talking about the available talent pool, we might need to just call a spade a spade. Construction has a diversity problem, and the numbers back that up.” We partnered with ForConstructionPros to share some real numbers about diversity in the construction industry.
This blog will address some of the very real diversity numbers facing the construction industry, and outline some steps you can take to create a more inclusive company culture.